The mix of big dogs and small kids 0

The mix of big dogs and small kids

What happens when you mix giant breed dogs, small kids and mud?  Just to prove there is a human being under all that mud!… A million coats and she had to wear a white...

A downside to all the projects 0

A downside to all the projects

My hands are taking a beating.  If it isn’t the paint that refuses to come off no matter how much I scrub; it is the mod podge; if not that – then the Goop...

Websites that I have found to be helpful in my coupon journey 0

Websites that I have found to be helpful in my coupon journey

There are huge numbers of websites for deals out there.  Generally I use the following and if they credit another site for their post – I go there to check it out. www.refundcents.com           $30...

Next project 0

Next project

Now that I have completed a desk and chair combination for Anthony’s room I have been given full reign to refinish all the furniture in his room.  I am so excited about this chance...

Kids and ideas 0

Kids and ideas

We have always had quite a few dogs.  Depending on time – at least three but as many as five.  The kids form attachments and the loss of the pets is always so hard...

Kids… 1

Kids…

Well my kids have certainly been paying attention to what I am doing – for better or worse.  I keep checking on them (we have a 100% fenced in yard) and always have to...

Another clock redo 0

Another clock redo

This clock redo didn’t come out as well as the other – but mostly because of the photo I chose.  I know the photo is too small but it is an unstretched canvas shot...

All you ever wanted to know about Catalinas 0

All you ever wanted to know about Catalinas

A catalina is considered a coupon.  They are offered by manufacturers to provide customers with additional savings.  Catalinas print out of the small machines next to the registers (not all stores have them).  These...

Rules of the House 0

Rules of the House

These house rules were instituted around January and they have been working very well.  We have this poster hanging on the wall above the kids computers for them to see at all times.  They...

The antique frame end result 0

The antique frame end result

Well, I went with a more traditional finish to the frame – a simple photo (one of mine).  I went with this photo because the horizon is so dark that it looks black and...