Sunday’s Best Awards and Linky Par.tay #50!


Smiles peeps, I had a great time last weekend, and enjoying this one too. I am in Elkhorn, WI, enjoying yet another flea market. I am so making up for lost summer time by enjoying this great Fall Weather! Thank you for sharing your creative inspiration with us - your simply amazing! Grab Yourself a […]

Fall Decorating: Our Buffet


Smile peeps, Even though our window renovation is not done, I'm decorating our buffet up for Fall.  Now the hubs isn't too happy with me since I am invading his "working" space.  My response - work faster! I  have found using thrift store oil paintings is a great way to add gorgeous Fall color. There's […]

Fall Decorating: Using Thrift Store Oil Paintings

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Smiles peeps, My hubs is a big oil painting fan, me not so much.  To be honest the ones he has are hanging down in the basement! I know I'm a bad wife!!! With Fall upon us I've been thrifting and looking for items to use in my Fall decor, when I started noticing some […]

My GOODWILL Farmhouse Mantel!

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Smile peeps, Wednesday's I usually head out for a day of  Treasure Pickin! Last Wednesday I hit some thrift stores, but NEVER expected to find this at Goodwill... It is a solid oak farmhouse mantel! I couldn't believe my eyes as I headed back to the furniture section. But there she was leaning against the […]

A Hydrangea Picker or Thief!

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Smiles peeps, I was away for the weekend and had a fabulous time. I'll be posting soon on my trip and the treasures I found! If you've been following me you know that my garden has been hit hard by the drought! My hydrangeas just didn't produce the blooms they typically do. I was driving […]

Sunday’s Best Awards and #49 Par.tay!


Smiles peeps, I'm on a weekend Getaway in beautiful historic Grafton/Alton area...  on the  Mississippi River. We are going to be doing some serious flea market shopping! So I'll just get right to the features! Grab Yourself a Button if you've been featured!! Your time to shine! <center><a href="" target="_blank"><img alt="I was featured on My […]

Cottage Lace Lamp


Smile peeps, Today has been another beautiful day - I am enjoying every single moment. I hope these days never end! Our master bedroom has been under renovation since last October!!! Yes, that's almost a year, another project that has fought us every step of the way. UGH!!! I went to my first barn sale […]

Why I Can’t Decorate For Fall – For Now Any Way!

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Smiles peeps, It's so beautiful out and Fall is in the air, and I've so being wanting to do some Fall decorating, but I can't! Why - because we are renovating the dinning room windows. Last year I shared with you how bad our living room windows looked. Peeling old looking windows - then we […]

Refrigerator Pickled Green Beans

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Smiles peeps,  Our Farmers Market goes till the end of October and I'm canning/preserving what's fresh till then. I'm winding down on the tomatoes since they haven't been looking too good. Today the beans looked great.. I bought about a half bushel and decided to make some Refrigerator Pickled Green Beans. Here's something else you'll […]

Sunday’s Best Award and #48 Par.tay!

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Smiles peeps, Beautiful weather continues, and I am making up for the time I spent indoors this summer! Just to let you know I have a... the OLD one( no longer works. Grab Yourself a Button if you've been featured!! Your time to shine! <center><a href="" target="_blank"><img alt="I was featured on My 1929 Charmer Blog!" […]