Monday Motivation: Organize my shoes

Now that the weather is cooler and we have to wear real shoes we have to deal with what to do with all of those shoes. Many homes have the simple rule of removing shoes when entering the house. It makes sense to leave the dirt and grime at the door. Floor care experts recommend […]

What’s for dinner: Oregano Chicken

This is one of my husband’s favorite entrees. We had it last night for dinner, but due to an unexpected illness (mine) there are no photos to share. Bummer! Oregano Chicken 1/4 cup butter, melted1/8 cup lemon juice2 Tbl. worcestershire sauce2 Tlb. soy sauce1 1/2 tsp. dried oregano1 tsp. garlic powder6 skinned and boned chicken […]

Back Porch Floor Redo

A few weeks ago I showed you how I painted the pump house on our property. Well, what I didn’t show you was that I was also painting the floor of my back porch. It has a poured concrete slab that was in pretty bad shape. It was very hard to clean and we were […]

My Little Corner: Part 2

Last week I showed you my desk area in our office/craft room. Well, here is a picture of the wall next to my desk. I’ve used an antique printer’s job case (with the shiny gold paint stripped from it) to hold some of my rubber stamps. Many of my stamps are in sets from Stampin […]

Baby Quilt

This is a project I’ve been working on over the past few months. It is for my newest grandson who is due this week. I added a little note at the bottom. Yes, I’m honey. I hope he likes it.

Corn Chowder

This is a yummy recipe I just tried for the first time. It was the perfect meal for a cool Fall day. I served it with rye bread and a salad.Corn Chowder 1 cup chopped celery1 medium onion, chopped2 slices bacon, chopped2 cans (150z each) whole-kernel corn, drained2 cans (14oz each) creamed corn4 cups milk3 […]

Wrensday: The Chicken Coop

In a previous post I promised to show off my chicken coop. My husband and son designed and built it to house our chickens. They used a few recycled items like windows, wheels, and a fridge shelf. This is a view from the front. The top box is their roosting (sleeping) area and nesting area. […]