His hands gripped the door tightly as he leaned against the frame. Weak from illness and taken aback, he cautiously held out a hand for the dinner. Confusion drew his eyebrows together, as he quietly said, “Nobody has ever done anything like this for me before.” A smile slowly took over his face. A… Read More
Summer vacation used to mean a break from school. Long lazy days that stretched out in front of kids with nothing but time to stretch their imaginative muscles. Maybe a camping trip with the family, or late nights on a backyard swing. Along the way, summer goals have shifted a bit. Talk is often… Read More
Would you love to have a sliding barn door in the house, but think it is cost prohibitive? Maybe you, like us, have a large opening into the bathroom, but no standard door would fit? Or you enjoy the satisfaction of making things yourself, but don’t have a ton of woodworking experience? This is the… Read More
With the rapid entry into warmer temps, many are turning their attention to creating a welcoming outdoor area. This DIY sign personalizes any area of the home, and makes a great addition to a front door. The base is made of affordable wooden shims, and the letters can be decorated with paint, fabric, paper… Read More
As we prepare to wave goodbye to Winter and welcome Spring, it is time to do some cleaning of our homes…our minds. That is the tricky part, isn’t it? We tend to store up mental clutter. Consequently, useless or damaged pieces get packed up with our happy memories.
Walking through a thrift store, a raggedy old candy box caught my eye. Decaying cardboard corners held the story of a woman. This box held the history of a stranger’s life; recipes and such from newspapers and magazines. The popular dishes of her day. I was compelled to buy it. But why?
16 Top Posts From 2016 Remember when Y2K was the big hype for New Years? We’ve lived roughly 8.5 million minutes since then. In my lifetime, I’ve logged over 24 million! It’s fun to put things into perspective and remember that life is made up of moments. Every day is an opportunity to live… Read More