Hold on there! Is that a dresser I see on your curb? Bring it back. Right now. Before some thrifter snatches it up. I’ll wait. And what about those extra tiles or china pieces that are just laying around, collecting dust? You can revamp them and turn them into something that is useful and a one of a kind piece. Looking for an inexpensive kitchen island?
Whatever knowledge I have of cooking, kitchen tips, tricks, etc., has come from a lifetime of watching, reading and learning whatever I can from whomever was willing to teach me. Of course, watching Alton Brown for endless hours doesn’t hurt, but it all started out when I was a child, watching my grandmother in the kitchen. She wasn’t a fancy cook, but she knew how to get
Hello everyone and happy Monday! For this week, I’m concentrating on solutions to problems most of us have had to deal with at one time or another. Let’s get started… Aluminum Foil Are the chrome hubcaps on your car looking a little sad? Take a piece of aluminum foil with the shiny side facing out and polish your hubcaps. I tried this a few years
Hey garden lovers! Is it my imagination, or are deer everywhere lately? At our former house in NY, they had been known to come right up to our stoop, and we were NOT in a rural area. Unbelievable! At our cabin in Massachusetts, they’re regular vegomatics. Although I do have plenty of hosta there, I have to spray regularly. In White Plains, for whatever reason, they left
Hey Everyone! Don’t you just love it when you find an alternate use for an everyday item? I know I do! Here are some tips that I hope will save you some time and make life just a teeny bit easier. Oh, and here’s a totally random picture I took while having dinner at a restaurant at Jacob’s Pillow. This little cutie was our dinner companion. Sooooooooo
I’m always amazed at the cost of art work. True, it has a tremendous impact on a space, but for someone on a budget it’s great to know there are alternatives. I know there are many diy art projects that show us how to make our own artwork by using poster board or canvas. But suppose you have a large area you need to fill? Poster board and canvas
Let’s talk about kitchens. The room we all have a love/hate relationship with. Maybe we hate to cook, but love to eat…or we love to cook, but hate to clean. Any which way you cut it, it’s always front and center in our lives and in our houses and deserves some special consideration. Kitchens are such public places, and yet at the same time they’re