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. ┬áThe 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

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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

Before & After · painting projects · Uncategorized

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

DIY Rustic · sewing projects · tutorials

Super Cozy DIY Pillow Cover

A couple of weeks ago I shared with you my cozy DIY pillow here. Pillows with words have been popular now for quite some time and when I was in Home Goods I spotted this really cute “HOME” pillow, but the poinsettia style “O” seemed like something I probably wouldn’t use after Christmas was over.… Continue reading Super Cozy DIY Pillow Cover