DIY · tutorials

Making Snowballs and 20 Uses

I’ve been making snowballs…yarn snowballs… to add to some sweater stockings I got on clearance at Hobby Lobby. They’re so fast to make. Here’s a tutorial from Miss Mustard Seed. I used Natural Blend Big Twist Yarn in Winter White. For the different sizes.. Large- wrap around all 4 fingers Medium- wrap around 3 fingers… Continue reading Making Snowballs and 20 Uses

Recipes · tutorials

Homemade Truffles-Trader Joe’s Style

It’s been a busy week since we’ve been back. We had a fantastic time staying with our daughter’s fiance’s family over the Thanksgiving weekend.  We know it’s a rare gift to get along and really enjoy each other…something I hope we never take for granted. What a blessed addition to our family! I had scheduled… Continue reading Homemade Truffles-Trader Joe’s Style

Devotions · Recipes

Setting My Heart on Thanks and Giving

Began the day early this morning to help get my sweetheart out the door to work while it was still dark. Made him a smoothie to go and began baking as the sun came up warming the kitchen. We’re headed to our soon to be son-in-law’s (son-in-love) parent’s home and are so excited as our… Continue reading Setting My Heart on Thanks and Giving

Before & After · DIY · repurpose & renew · tutorials

Before and After: DIY Dyed Leather Chair

I shared with you about a week ago that I was giving a few things a facelift, one being a leather chair…my sweetheart’s favorite comfy chair.  The leather on it has faded over the years. You can see the original color of the leather towards the bottom back and sides, the part that wasn’t exposed… Continue reading Before and After: DIY Dyed Leather Chair

Quotes & Pics

Remembering My Legacy this Veteran’s Day

I’m remembering my Mom and Dad especially today, Veteran’s Day. Though their paths wouldn’t cross until a few years after WWII, they lead parallel lives of commitment, love of country, duty, and service. As a young girl, I can remember my parents telling me stories of the grave situations our country faced at the brink… Continue reading Remembering My Legacy this Veteran’s Day

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Giving a Couple Things a Facelift

I’ve been busy this week giving some things a facelift…..the front gate and a leather chair. No matter what time of year, it feels so good to freshen things, doesn’t it? The gate when we moved into this house was really dried out. I knew I had to do something before the winter hit. So… Continue reading Giving a Couple Things a Facelift