Basic Chicken Corn Chowder Recipe

Winter is a great time for a good chicken corn chowder recipe. I’ve made a few different types of chowder over the years. From a classic New England Clam Chowder to different types of corn chowder. All of them have a few basic ingredients that you can use to create your own favorite combination. Chicken… [Read More]

Make It Great Again: Painting Oak Cabinets

I’ve been wanting to makeover our bar cabinet for years. When we first moved into this house we weren’t shy about painting oak cabinets and completely changed the look of our kitchen. However, we never updated the same bar cabinet that sits in our living room. Painting Oak Cabinets After finishing the $100 room makeover… [Read More]

End Table Makeover: Recycle and Stencil Challenge

Today I’m sharing an end table makeover, as part of a recycle and stencil challenge, hosted by my friend Maria, of Simple Nature Decor. Maria asked us to find something that we already had in our homes and give it a makeover, with the use of a stencil purchased from cuttingedgestencils.com. End Table Makeover Quite… [Read More]

Chocolate Buttercream Cookies for Valentine’s Day

I’ve been thinking about making homemade Oreo-like cookies, so when I came across a heart-shaped cookie cutter in one of our drawers, I thought; why not make chocolate buttercream cookies for Valentine’s Day? Chocolate Buttercream Cookies My idea was to make a thin chocolate cookie that was somewhat crispy, like an Oreo. I used a basic… [Read More]

Master Bedroom Makeover Reveal – $100 Room Challenge

Welcome to the bedroom makeover reveal. This is the fourth and final week of the $100 room challenge, hosted by Erin from Lemons, Lavender and Laundry. It’s been a fun challenge, and we are so happy with new look to our master bedroom.   $100 Room Challenge – Bedroom Makeover Reveal this post contains affiliate links for… [Read More]

10 Great Gardening Hacks and Tricks to Use this Season

Are you new to gardening? Maybe you have some experience gardening, but feel frustrated with at all the “musts” or “must not” to dos in the garden. Today I wanted to share with you a few gardening hacks from some fellow gardeners. These tried and true tricks may be just the thing to help you… [Read More]

Easy Cheesy Crab Artichoke Dip Recipe

This recipe for a cheesy crab artichoke dip is really easy to make. Perfect for a winter party, but really yummy any time of year. I like to serve it in a deep dish pie pan, or something like the tart pan below.  One thing I haven’t tried but am curious about, is a large bread bowl…. [Read More]