The Power of Social Media

The Power of Social Media

Social media, who needs it? Some people love social media and some people hate it, but there is no mistaking how powerful it is. It is how I make my income. Friends of my son had their truck stolen a few days ago with their beloved dog “Hoss” in it. If you...
Favorite Recent Garage Sale Finds!

Favorite Recent Garage Sale Finds!

Recent garage sale finds were really awesome.  I love buying vintage and old “junk” for resale, to keep, and to make things.  The bag of old metal and glass doorknobs was $10 for the entire bag.  What a great deal! I found these old tubs on the stand at a...
DIY Old Drawer Bathroom Decor

DIY Old Drawer Bathroom Decor

I had a blank wall in the boys bathroom for so long because I just couldn’t decide what to put on it. I bought a couple old drawers at  garage sale and came up with this idea. I wiped out the old drawer and taped off the sides.  I mixed up some black chalk paint...

Fried Green Beans

  1 Lb. green beans 1 cup flour 2/3 tablespoon pepper 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 cup corn meal 1/8 teaspoon garlic salt 1 tablespoon salt 1 cup buttermilk 1 egg In one bowl mix buttermilk and egg. In another bowl mix dry ingredients.  Wash and snip beans....
How to Make a Painted Old Barn Shingle

How to Make a Painted Old Barn Shingle

I bought a large box of old cedar barn shingles, not having any idea what to do with them.  I decided to try my hand at some small signs.  They are very light and fun to put anywhere. I started by scrubbing them with a mixture of vinegar and soap until all the dirt...
My Son Lies to Me!  What Do I Do?

My Son Lies to Me! What Do I Do?

My kid lies to me!  I used to hear these words all the time from parents in my classes.  They would be so distraught as to what they were going to do to their kids, because surely they had to learn a lesson. Kids telling lies is an issue that many parents struggle...

BLT Pasta Salad

BLT Pasta Salad This is a great new taste for Pasta Salad if you are a fan of BLT’s! Ingredients: 6 slices bacon 12 oz. box rotini pasta 1/2 cup mayonnaise juice from one lemon 1/2 tsp. garlic powder 1/2 tsp. salt 1 tsp. dried dill 3/4 to 1 cup cherry tomatoes...