Quick And Easy Recipe: Spaetzle Made With Garden Fresh Herbs

As my garden progresses, I'm always trying to use up herbs; Spaetzle made with garden fresh herbs is a fantastic recipe. It's a quick, easy side dish that gives you home-cooked noodles in just minutes. Re-think spaetzle...it's not just a heavy winter dish. The herbs give it a light, bright flavor.

Upcycled Ladder Project Two: Shabby Chic Towel Rack For My She-Shed

I upcycled an old wooden ladder into a trellis last weekend. In that post, I promised you that part of the ladder which I cut down was going to make a second project. This is that project. It's a charming, shabby chic towel rack to keep in my She-Shed.

Free Printable: Pick Your Color DIY Day Planner Pages

I don't know about ya'll but I don't like using the calendar on my smartphone. Call me old-fashioned, but I prefer to write in my appointments on pen and paper. I'm always afraid that I'll accidentally share my calendar to my list of contacts, the screen is small, and it's just hard for me to use in general.

Upcycled Ladder Project One: Clematis Trellis or Garden Trellis

I was given a worn out, rickety wooden ladder last week by a friend who was clearing out an old barn. She's always entertained by how I transform junk into something usable. Well, she should prepare to be double-amazed because that old ladder is being repurposed into two useful items. Today, I'm sharing Upcycled Ladder … Continue reading Upcycled Ladder Project One: Clematis Trellis or Garden Trellis

Affordable DIY Project: Yard Sale Leftover Turned Into Charming “Welcome” Chair for Under $10

I recently drove past a yard sale that was ending and stopped, only to find a yard sale leftover piece that I thought could be easily turned into a charming "welcome" chair for my foyer. It had a $2 price tag on it.

Blue Sky Tag Nomination and Paying It Forward

Ella from My Favorite Recipes has nominated me for this Blue Sky Tag.  Check out her blog, My Favorite Recipes. Ella is a first generation German-American who shares her authentic recipes with the world. Looking them over, it makes me recall the flavors of my childhood. I think of the dishes cooked by my German and Polish grandparents. I'm looking forward to recreating some of these dishes.

Fun Themes for a Summer Cookout

Yippee!!! Summer is finally here. Fine, summer would soon be here, give or take a couple of weeks. Everyone is excited and looking forward to sunny skies and cool breezes: a perfect atmosphere for cookouts. Almost everyone reading this post is either planning to host or attend a cookout during this summer period. If you … Continue reading Fun Themes for a Summer Cookout

How To Guide: Turn Trash Into Cash As You Organize Your Home

If you're overwhelmed with clutter in your home, this how to guide will show you some ways to turn your trash into cash as you organize your home. We all unintentionally collect things that we don't use. Now make some money selling them!

5 Perennial Plants Perfect for that Shady Spot in Your Garden

Trying your hand at vegetable gardening these past few months? I bet you are enjoying yourself, nurturing your plants and watching those pretty flowers bloom. I hope our gardening posts have been of immense help to you in one way or the other. If they have, trust me when I say we feel extremely rewarded. If this is your first time, no worries, you can check out our super-helpful posts here.

Cinnamon Caramel French Toast, A Sweet Breakfast Recipe

French toast is often categorized as a way to use up old bread, but Cinnamon Caramel French Toast is so much more than that. Okay. Technically, it is a wonderful way to use up old bread. However, this is so much better than that. It is rich and sweet at the same time.