Many people find oriental decorations attractive and use them to brighten up their homes. From wall hangings to ceramics, oriental arts and crafts are favored pieces around the house for many years. This season, I fancied an oriental-inspired quilt and found a free... read more
Spring is the time of the year when we think about making changes around the house. With spring, you can start new projects or perk up the house with new decor. I love spring because it always hints of a new beginning, and new hobbies, too. This year, I decided to... read more
I must admit many years ago, I never really gave a thought to growing my own herbs. I honestly believed that I did not have a “green thumb”. But as prices soared at the store for spices, and I became better acquainted with all the advantages of having my own fresh... read more
Easy and Yummy Comfort Food Many years ago, long before Pinterest and even the internet, I found a Speedy Quiche recipe using Spam in a magazine. Over the years I have modified it and experimented with different flavors and food combinations with very tasty outcomes,... read more
I love Artbeads.com. Their tutorials on youtube are excellent and I often purchase beads from them – they have frequent sales! My favorite bracelet pattern is to use peyote stitch. I’ve made several bracelets of my own design using peyote stitch as it is... read more
Embroidery is fun. It brings out the creative in you and can be a rewarding hobby. Each time you finish a masterpiece, there is a certain feeling of contentment and pride. I started embroidering when I was in grade school – that was when school projects would require...
I actually discovered this project last year and had a fun afternoon creating them with my grandson, Chase. We had been collecting stuffed monkeys as part of a Keith Urban fan group to donate to children’s hospitals and wanted to have a special message to go...
Spring is the time of the year when we think about making changes around the house. With spring, you can start new projects or perk up the house with new decor. I love spring because it always hints of a new beginning, and new hobbies, too. This year, I decided to...