What’s Blooming Wednesday #42 – Deb’s Garden

Muscadine Grape Vines

Remember my friend Deb who gave me the Recipe for Tomato Plant Pots? Yes, my plants have more than doubled in size…and they have blooms.  Tomatoes should be here soon.  🙂 But, that’s not all that important today.  What I really want to show you is Deb’s garden plot.  Or, I should rather say plots. […]

How to Cover Boxed Porch Cushions

New Glider Cushions

A couple of months back, I talked with you about Yellow, My New Neutral because I had just completed covering our porch cushions in Sunflower yellow.  Later that month, I published the 3-Step DIY for Covering Outdoor Cushions, which was the tutorial for covering the front porch rocker and chair cushions. That was all well […]

Chipotle Barbecue Meatloaf

Chipotle Barbecue Meatloaf

Have you ever tasted chipotle barbecue sauce? I love anything flavored with roasted chipotle peppers, so when I noticed chipotle barbecue sauce on my grocer’s shelf, I snatched it up and brought it home.  I knew I could find something  to do with it! I have a recipe for chipotle barbecue sauce in one of […]

What’s Blooming Wednesday #41 – The Aroma!

Magnolia Blossom

Is there something blooming in your yard that you love to cut and bring inside?  Do you love it more because it fills your rooms with its wonderful scent? Our Magnolia blooms started opening last weekend. The aroma is heavenly.  I wish you could smell them here this year – because it seems to be […]

Just for You, My Review – Singer 44S (White) and 4423 (Grey)

Singer Model 44S

Since publishing my post about choosing the right machine for sewing home decor, several of you have been asking for this review of the Singer 4423 model.  I’m happy to finally have this review completed for you…but it’s with a twist. As I stated in the post about home decor sewing machine choices, for sewing […]

Top Five Home Project Faves

How to Add a Reading Light

I was just wondering something the other day.  What changes have you made around your house that, after the fact, you found yourself enjoying more than you ever dreamed? In case you missed these posts, maybe you’d like to know how to do them since they had such an impact on our daily lives. As […]

Tomato Plant Pots – Recipe for Success

Water until water runs through every other day. Once a week, add one scoop of Miracle Grow.

My friend Deb, who shares lots of great recipes with me (and you’ve seen many of them here), told me how she grew tomatoes successfully last year inside 5-gallon buckets. Since horn-worms get mine every year when they’re in the ground, I’m doing this! Deb grew her tomatoes in five of these pots last year.  […]

How to Make a Curtain Header with Flounce

Make a Panel Header with Flounce

Did you think I’d forgotten about the tutorial for the rod pocket panels I introduced in January? I had no intention of waiting so long to share the instructions for making the panels I described in this Romantic Room with Rod Pocket Panels post. If you had told me in a comment on the initial […]