Out Junkin….

blue tea pot

There's nothing I'd rather be doing than to be out junkin... Mr. Charmer tells me he thinks I'm a "junkin hoarder", I think he maybe right I will say one thing...all the finds I'm sharing with you today would not fall under junk. Did you ever notice when you head out junkin the first few […]

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Cottage Tea Cups and A Coffee Pot

Bone China Tea Cup

Just trust yourself, then you will know how to live. (Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe) I was at GW the other day and found most of my Cottage Tea Cups and a Coffee Pot... The rose tea cup/pot is from Home Goods ($10) and lately I've been a fanatic I've about roses... and just couldn't pass […]

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Thoughts and Ramblings….

My Friend Pat

In the heart of every woman lies the quiet bloom of a little girl. Faith Barista I think the weather is finally getting to me...so I'm sharing some of my thoughts and ramblings. Monday the weather was relatively nice and Mr. Charmer and I walked. Do you remember my friend Pat? She's the best picker […]

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Did Ya Know…..Cooking Oils!

Women Screeming

Do you know what oil is found in just about every processed snacks?  It's taken the place of healthier oils like coconut and olive oil! Canola Oil! What do all oils corn, vegetable, peanut, canola oils etc (except olive oil) all have in common? All oils (except olive oil) are treated with this process... Step1) […]

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Coconut Lemon Meltaway Cookies

Coconut Lemon Meltaway Cookies

I'm not one known for having a sweet tooth...and as much as I LOVE to cook, I do not enjoy baking.  So when I found the recipe for Coconut Lemon Meltaway Cookies (gluten and dairy free} and found they were NO bake I had to give them a try! The cookies are the easiest cookies […]

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How I Made An Ann Taylor Lampshade

How To Make A Laura Ashley Blouse

You know by now one of my most favorite things to do is go....junkin!  On one of my last outings I found a blouse I re-cycled in to a lampshade....and I wanted to share with you How I Made An Ann Taylor Lampshade! I found this very pretty Ann Tayor Blouse (see my Laura Ashley […]

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Sunday’s Best #59 Par.tay!

Sunday's Best Par.tay

Hello everyone, Welcome to Sunday's Best #59 Par.tay. It's so nice of you to stop by and join in on the par.tay and #58 features! New Feature Outlined!!!! 1) No more Most Vewed Award!  Why?  It never seemed fair to me. Most viewed, the majority of time, are partier's who can get to the party […]

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Master Bedroom Remodel… Our Inspiration!

Inspiration Room

Our Master Bedroom Remodel...Our Inspiration! started in October 2011.  Yes, a very long time ago.  Never did I expect it would take this long. Many problems kept this project for moving forward, cement plaster board and my medical problems. We moved out of our bedroom and set up our bed mattress in my dressing room.. […]

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Coconut Banana Bread {gluten, dairy and grain free}

Coconut Banana Bread

I've got something exciting (at least for me) to share with you today, I drove by myself.  I've been slowly driving more and more...and I finally had the strength and courage to head out on my own.  This was monumental for me!  Mr. Charmer texted me 5 times making sure I was OK!  I did […]

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Asian Turkey Meatballs over Simple Sesame Noodles

Asian Turkey Meatballs over Simple Seasame Noodles

Good morning! I hope all of you had a very nice weekend.  This weekend in IL was only the SECOND weekend it hasn't snowed! I went out with the girlfriends and had a really nice time. Mr. Charmer and I were craving some Asian food.  But there really aren't any "good" Chinese restaurants around.  There […]

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