Slow Cooker Fajitas (easy and good}

  It’s a dreary and windy day, the leaves our neighbors never rake :-{ are blowing around and dancing about in the air. Lake Michigan is on a flood warning from Superstorm Sandy until early evening and the waves are more like an ocean instead of a lake.  It seemed like a perfect day to make Slow Cooker Fajitas. Here’s… Read More

Drop Leaf Dining Room Table and Chairs…

  We hubs finished the dining room window repairs last week.  The area rug was cleaned and the room is all dressed up for fall.  Isn’t there’s something missing? Where’s the furniture?  I’ve we’ve tried out a minimum of 7 different sets in here over the years.  The Charmer doesn’t have a family room and our main living area is… Read More

Out ‘n’ About In The Neighborhood!

  I haven’t been out much the last few weeks, been under the weather.  Today hubs and I headed out for an early dinner which unexpectedly turned into an “out ‘n’ about in the neighborhood excursion. We were headed to the restaurant, haven’t been to in a while, and took a wrong turn. As we were driving down the block… Read More

Our Wooden Window Repairs Are Completed!

Our main living area wooden window repairs are completed!  It is a tedious and time consuming job. So glad I didn’t have to do it. My hubs is the man for the job, his idea of a fun time is re-piecing a plate that’s scattered in to a thousand pieces.  I am the kind of wife who likes to keep… Read More

Simple Fall Leaf Art!

  There is one spot in our main living area that just needed a little somthin Fall! So I decided to do a Fall Leaf Art project. The wall is small and part of the stairway.  The slightly opened door to the right provides us some much need storage space. I tried closing the door, but it’s sticking and just… Read More

A Fall Corner Vignette

Morning, I’ve  been enjoying decorating our home for Fall, it is a beautiful season.  The weather has been perfect lately and has helped me stay in the spirit.   Today I did our fall corner vignette in our dining room by our fireplace. Here is how the corner looked before, a summer look.. I kept the farm tool and the… Read More

A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood!

Good Morning, It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood, and I’m almost back to normal!!! I’m looking outside from my front windows and see one of my favorite shrubs… Service Berry, a great 4 season shrub. She is in her Fall glory! I hope you all area enjoying your day and having a great weekend! So looking forward to seeing… Read More

Slow Cooker Pork and Green Chile Stew

Morning… My hubs been cooking for almost a week now (got a cold), and has started to give me that “you sure are  milking this” look. Sure am!!!!! This is the perfect time to pull a meal together using the slow cooker. I’ve been wanting to buy a new one for some time, ours is a Rival and cooks really… Read More

Dish.a.lic.ous Thrifting!

Morning, I’ve always loved dishes, been a dish girl for as long as I can remember!  My first set of dishes were from my ex mother-in-law back in the 70’s.  I’ve never liked the set, it was way to “traditional” for me back then.  The funny thing is I’ve never broken a piece of that 12 piece plate setting? When… Read More

Fall Burlap Lampshade

Morning, Yesterday I woke up with such a bad head cold…and I’m pretty happy I had this post all ready to go. Gosh, maybe I can plan ahead!!! This is a corner in our dining room and the lampshade got a new fall look. This is her summer look, to see the tutorial for the removable lampshade  cover click here…. Read More

Autumn Mantel

Morning, Weathers perfect, and I am enjoying working on our fall decorating including our autumn mantel! A few days ago I shared the  Hydrangea Autumn wreath I made  and today I finished the mantel. I wanted our mantel simpler, less dense…. than our buffet since they are right across from each other. Just a little simple. This side is my… Read More

Hydrangea Autumn Wreath!

Morning, It was a beautiful day here today, sunny and around the low 60’s – I so love this weather. The windows are done, I could move around freely – and hubs wasn’t complaining I was “in his space” thing going on. So I totally enjoyed decorating our home for Fall and make a hydrangea autumn wreath. I finished our… Read More