Friday, June 29, 2012

What's in your pocket?

I had never heard of a "Pocket Park" until this tiny snippet of vacant land on Main Street was put to whole new use.  A bite-sized park was created right in the middle of town.  It sometimes plays host to small outdoor music gatherings, but mostly it is a spot to sit and take it all in.   

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Buffet in the Bathroom

After weeks of searching the area on-line classifieds, I had finally found it!  The perfect buffet to convert into a bathroom cabinet.  It was the right dimensions and had all the storage we would need. I grabbed the address and hustled out the door.  


Monday, June 25, 2012

Chocolate Dipped Waffle Cones

Almost everything in life can be made better if you add a few sprinkles.  Waffle cones are no exception.  I really love these brightly colored cones but I'm not a big fan of the price they charge at ice cream stores.  


Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Extreme Window Installation

This is one for the guys. Especially the guys at the window company where my husband works. Yup, I know who you are and I think it's very manly that you check out my blog once in a while.  So this will be a man style post just for you. No cutesy word plays, no styled artsy photos (well maybe just a couple).....and I'll be limiting myself to just one exclamation point! (That wasn't it, I was just giving you an example of how an exclamation point is used.)  There will be power tools, dust and a certain element of danger and destruction.

Monday, June 18, 2012

Simple Star Napkin Ring

Are you one of those savers that hangs on to tiny pieces of fabric?  You are just certain that  a project will come along that will be the perfect use of all those teensy-weensy scraps?  You live in fear that if you throw them out you will be kicking yourself at some point?  Me too!  Well here it is, the project you knew would come along.  

Friday, June 15, 2012

It's so Tweet

Friday is my favorite blog day!  It's the day I have set aside to show you around our small town and introduce you to  some of the people  that really make this place tick.  Teena is a real mover and shaker around here.  I met her while taking some photos of her milk barn last week.  But this little collection in her yard really sent me flying.  

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Barn Lights! Come-n-git-em!

I absolutely promised myself that I would not post another picture of my front porch until it was done...done!  But there is something I've just got to share with you.  These gaping holes with wires hanging out of them are a down right safety hazard! 

Monday, June 11, 2012

PInwheel Flank Steak

Two icons of the 4th of July, pinwheels and steak, together at last.  This is one of our favorite summer celebration recipes.  Hope you are gearing up for some summertime fun.  

Friday, June 8, 2012

What's up with the milk barn?

I drive past this unassuming milk barn all the time but I've had a sneaking suspicion something was up with this place.  

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Slimmed Down Wall Quilt

I've had the song in my head from that old commercial where the ketchup is pouring really slow out of the bottle. I think it goes something like it's makin' me wait. 

Monday, June 4, 2012

Heavenly Help for Rural Patients

Living way out in the country has so many advantages.  But having easy access to cutting edge medical treatment isn't one of them. I sincerely hope that you and yours will never need the kind of angel I'm about to describe to you.  But you may know of someone in your community who is in need of specialized medical care. Getting to a far away hospital can be a real challenge.   If you could just find a real life angel with wings to fly  you where you needed to be, it would be a miracle...or would it?

Friday, June 1, 2012

Antique of an Antique Shop

A few Saturdays ago my daughter and I wandered into the next town over in search of this old antique shop we had heard of.  We found it pretty easy,(the town has about 3 streets).  We imagined this old barn holding all the treasures of antiquity!