I’m just back from a quick visit with the family in Ohio. It happened to be 80+ degrees there so I didn’t get that hit of Midwest Fall I was hoping for but the family is good so no complaints! I stay with my sister Paula and I truly wish you all could meet her.… Continue reading The Glad Game
Hi and Happy New Year everyone! I hope the end of 2017 and the beginning of 2018 has treated you well. My apologies again for the looooong pause in blogging. This Fall was not quite what I had expected. I’m very sorry to report that, at the very end of October my dad passed away.… Continue reading The New Year
I've talked a lot about my family's creativity. Dad, mom, sisters - all do terrific work. Happily, the gene doesn't skip generations. You may recall, a few years ago, my niece, Maggie did a guest blog post here detailing her makeover of her office. It was wonderful! Well, it was wonderful until she got more comments… Continue reading The Best One Year Anniversary Gift Idea
My sister Sally is visiting me this week. My oldest sister and I have a lot in common and once she stopped using the phrase "unnecessary addition" and "ruined everything" to describe my birth we've gotten along great!* (*I'm joking of course, everyone always has been and always will be overjoyed to have me around. … Continue reading Sally’s Visit and Paper Jewelry
Happy Father's Day to everyone!!! The other day I posted my Father's Day idea for Mod Podge Rocks. It was a fun, insanely easy and I know my dad would dig it but it's not what he's getting because A) I'm not going to try to figure out how ship a 3 foot long sign, and B)… Continue reading Father’s Day Photo Frame
My dad is the best. However he's a bit hard to shop for for Father's Day and I always get sorta stuck for unique gift ideas (the man needs another book like I need to bump my head on something) But this year, I had two ideas! TWO!!!!! The only problem was that I had… Continue reading Easy Father’s Day Wall Art Tutorial
Just back from a quick trip back home to Ohio to celebrate my nephew's wedding. It was a beautiful event. The "new" couple are both truly terrific people and they planned and executed a top-notch wedding weekend for everyone. It was also that oh-so-rare and wondeful occasion when I and all my sisters are all… Continue reading Custom Wedding Coasters, Family…..and PIE!!!!