Thrift store treasures…souvenirs.

“ Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.” This months thrift store treasures are all about those little gifts we pick up when we are visiting a new place. It’s summer time now and people everywhere are getting out and traveling more. Here in…

In the garden… some of my favorite plants.

“ There are no gardening mistakes, only experiments.” Janet K. Phillips I don’t have a garden update for you all this month. August here in Phoenix is not really a great time to be out in the garden. The heat gets so intense during this month that the city with all it’s asphalt heats up…

3 DIY Americana projects for your homes.

Should call this post a day late and a dollar short, what my father used to say all the time. I was a little behind on the patriotic decor this year for independence day but hey, there’s the Olympics. Flags can be displayed all year depending on your home decor style. Here are three fun…

Arizona antique shopping.

I have another fun one for you guys. This one is a two part post since there are so many unique things to show you all. A couple weeks ago in the middle of July my family and I all went up to the cool woods and mountain areas here in Arizona to check out…

June updates and favorite posts

. Worry weighs a person down, an encouraging word cheers a person up.                                         Proverbs 12:25 Well, June flew by. Is this normal? I can’t believe how fast everything seems to be happening. It’s like everything is being fast forwarded. June was a really hot month, too hot. Each year it is getting hotter and staying…

DIY cornstarch birds.

Mother’s Day will be here in America before you know it and I thought I share with you all a fun DIY I did the other week when I made pretty little birds using play doughs that I mixed up in my kitchen. I made salt dough hearts and cornstarch birds. They are perfect as…

Dollar day do over- wooden planter house.

“ The greatest gift that you can give to others is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance.”                  Brain Tracy Alright, I forgot something. I forgot to take a finished photo of my dollar day do over for this month because I gifted it to my mother-in-law for Easter before I took a photo. That’s…

It’s TP craft time…a little paper bunny.

How long as it been sense I have done one of these crafts?. The last time I did a TP craft was for Blogmas during Christmas, remember they were little Santa gnomes?. Months just keep flying by. Took a couple hours off one day to design up a TP craft for you all and this…

ASD Table time crafts…playing cards.

Cards are great visual tools in teaching and playing with ASD children. I tend to be careful with how I word teaching methods when it comes to ASD because of the fact it is a spectrum disorder, everyone learns differently. What may work for some children may not be the case for others.   I…