Quick Potato Pancakes

My dad (who is now 86) made authentic potato pancakes when I was a little girl, and I remember them being crispy on the outside, and very soft on the inside, and let’s not forget the dollop of real sour cream on top. Well…I came up with my own (healthier) version today after I noticed… Read More

DIY Indoor Home Gym

Finding time to exercise is hard enough, am I right? What a drag. On top of that, you have to figure out where to exercise. Between the pandemic, and old man winter our options have decreased dramatically. It’s time to be resourceful and use what we have right in front of us. Today I’m sharing… Read More

Bagel Brunch Virgin Mary Recipe

When things were normal this time last year, we were in Toronto on vacation 😞. While out for breakfast we noticed the folks next to us eating what looked like a huge art piece full of food! While staring out of the corner of our eyes 😉, we noticed they were actually beautifully decorated cocktails… Read More

Fresh Pine & Birch Tree Centerpiece

I thought I was finished decorating for Christmas, but then I was inspired by my sweet friend Paula, from Virginia Sweet Pea. After I saw Paula’s tutorial on DIY centerpieces, I just couldn’t resist heading outside in our yard to see what I could find. I knew I had Pine trees to clip from, but… Read More

Julie the Redhead

Meet The Redhead

Hi there! Follow along as my husband & I transform our dated home into a cozy, beautiful retreat where I love to cook & he loves to eat. We share our DIY tutorials, thrifty decorating tips, and makeovers through our free weekly newsletter. If interested, please subscribe above. I look forward to hearing from you! ~ Julie