Spooky Witch Halloween Porch

    I never thought of our porch as a “stage”, but after this “Spooky Witch Halloween Porch” we created I’m beginning to see it.  I could have the kids set up a booth out front by our mailbox and sell “drive-bys” for $2!  The driveway is perfect for the show because it’s a circle,… Read More

30 Thrift Store Makeovers for All Seasons E-book

        Wouldn’t it be fun if we could go to the thrift store together and figure out what we could make out of other people’s unwanted, used items?  I can imagine us now over in aisle 3 in the silver platter section placing silver platters on the floor in different patterns while… Read More

13 Italian Recipes Mom Makes

    My husband and I joke about how I have absolutely no Italian blood in me, and he has no Polish blood in him.  To our surprise…we recently found out that our ancestors may have been a little of both 😯 !  No wonder we’ve been happily married for almost 25 years!  Not that… Read More

Dollar Store Fall Candles

One sunny Autumn afternoon a few years ago I was driving the kids home from school and I had a talk with them about trees.  Yep…trees.  The kids thought I was losing it, and maybe I was a little, but hopefully the “tree talk” will stay with them for a long time.  You see, I… Read More

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