Did Ya Know…

Carlini Olive Oil

Did Ya Know is a new series I'm starting...It will be about fun and interesting facts.  It can cover food, crafts, decorating, and just about any topic. I hope you'll enjoy this series! Did you know that not all olive oil is created equal? We pay a higher price for extra virgin olive oil, and […]

Chicken and White Bean Soup {Quick & Easy}

Chicken and White Bean Soup

I've been trying to incorporate more fiber into our diets. We love soup anytime of the year, but especially during winter.  I typically make Chicken Noodle soup, but decided to change it up a bit and make Chicken and White Bean Soup. Legumes (beans) add great protein and fiber to a diet.  I also wanted […]

Out Junkin…

Oil Painting of Ducks

Hello all....had a few hours to head out the door to do one of my favorite things - out junkin! I find the best oil paintings at GW... this one of the ducks was just too cute to pass up.  It's speaks of spring and will be using in a vignette, $2.99 The stool was […]

Valentine Buffet Vignette…

Tea Cup Vignette

I know, it's the day before Valentines and I'm just getting my Valentine Buffet Vignette up!  Actually it's been done for a while, but I just wasn't happy with the right hand side. Over the mirror I hung a large vintage basket lid with a white boa wreath inside, simple and cute. On left side […]

The Great Backyard Bird Count

Backyard Bird Count

Many years Mr. Charmer and I have participated in the Great Backyard Bird Count! Counted: Northern Cardinal, Michele Black, OH 2012 GBBC Have you heard of it before? The Great Backyard Bird Count is celebrating it's 16th year and is taking place from Friday, February 15, through Monday, February 18!  It is an annual 4-day […]

Letter Holder Dish Rack

Letter Rack Plate Holder

For a long time I've looked for a chicken feeder rack to hold some of our dishes.  I've found longer ones or others that where too expensive.  Recently at Goodwill I spotted a metal letter holder that I thought would work great for a Letter Holder Dish Rack! It was only $1.99 and is perfect […]

Sunday’s Best Wrap Up Par.tay!

Sunday's Best Feature

Hello all.. It was a very snowy week in Illinois, just love it! Thanks to each and every one of you for taking the time to share you creativeness with us! Your Are Amazing!!!!! Grab Yourself  a Button - You've Earned it! <center><a href="http://www.my1929charmer.com/" target="_blank"><img alt="I was featured on My 1929 Charmer Blog!" src="http://i44.tinypic.com/1ylohv.png"/ ></a></center> […]

Out Junkin..

Rose Tea Cup

Morning All.. Yesterday I had some time to head out junkin....so I did! One of my favorite thrift stores has become Savers, and there are several in the area that have opened. Most of my found treasures today are from Savers.  I was so happy when I spotted this desk chair, I've been looking for […]

Hearts, Love and Roses….

Drop cloth Heart

Hearts, love and roses mean Valentine!  There's definitely love at the Charmer and  I have dishes with roses on them to use in a vignette I am pulling together.    I decided to make a heart to include in the vignette. It is a very easy project (like those lately) and I pleased with how […]

Sunday’s Best #55 Par.tay!

Sunday's Best Par.tay - 1929 Charmer

Hope you are having a wonderful weekend! It's been snowing here for the last two days after a cold spell. I  love watching the snow fall, and Mr. Charmer outside shoveling it -  just kidding! I can't wait to see what you've been up to.. what creative inspiration you've come up with... the crafts you've […]