Mason Jar Holder: Timeless Treasure Trove

Mason Jar Holder

I have joined several new groups on Facebook, one does nothing but use chalk paint on everything from furniture to mason jars. It really has me inspired to start doing some painting.  Every time I go to Goodwill,  I see things I could buy and repaint.  I have to talk myself out of it because…

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Primitive Soap Dish: Timeless Treasure Trove

Primitive Soap Dish

I am so glad the weather is getting warmer, it gave me an opportunity to go outside and cut out this project. I bought this at Goodwill for 99 cents, whoever made it didn’t do a very good job of cutting it out, but I liked the rough texture of the wood and had the…

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coconut cream pie: Timeless Treasure Trove

Coconut Cream Pie and Easter Tradition

Easter is tomorrow and traditional in my home I make Easter bread.  It takes a lot of time because it makes 5 loaves and quite frankly,  I just didn’t have the time or maybe the energy to make it this year.  I did, however, decide to make a lemon meringue pie for my youngest son…

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Plantation Sugar Bucket: Timeless Treasure Trove

Plantation Syrup Bucket

Today is March, 10 so that means Spring is only 10 days away! It also is my only grand-daughter’s 8th birthday!  Did you know on the first day of Spring you can stand eggs up on their end?  Every year my son does this for her, hoping he can do all 8 this year! Baleigh’s…

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Primitive Carrots for Easter: Timeless Treasure Trove

Primitive Carrots for Easter

As I was looking at the Easter decorations at the Dollar store, I came across this kids jump rope with orange, carrot handles. I’ve been on several group pages lately where people are making carrots out of salt dough for their primitive decor.  I needed some carrots to go with my “gathering” I was putting…

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Decorating on a Budget:Timeless TreasureTrove

Easter Decorating On a Budget

Yesterday, I made a quick trip to our local Dollar Tree Store, well, it was supposed to be a quick trip.  There is so much too look at in those stores, you could spend an hour in there easily!  I was looking for items to decorate for Easter.  There were packs of Easter egg picks,…

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Valentine's Box: Timeless Treasure Trove

Heart Box Doesn’t Always Have to Contain Chocolate!

Hi everyone, just stopping by for a quick post to wish all of you a Happy Valentine’s Day. I have been fortunate in life to have married a man who loves me unconditionally. Yes, as in life, we have had our ups and downs, our spats and disagreements, but we never go to bed angry…

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sock bunny: Timeless Treasure Trove

Sock Bunny

Hey, how’s everyone doing today?  We are in the deep freeze here in Western, PA, but at least we are snowed in like our friends in the Boston area! Do you all remember that big pile of unmatched socks that I found in my husbands sock drawer? I blogged about it here. Well, today I…

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hooked chair pad:

Hooked Chair Pad

A few weeks ago my youngest son brought home this wood office chair. One of the guys where he works brought it to work to throw in the dumpster.  No one knows me better than my son, he loves Goodwill, Flea Markets, Antique stores as much as I do. He sent me text with the…

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Salt Dough Cherry Pie and a Cherry Crunch Recipe

On January 27, I celebrated my 60th birthday!  The worst part of turning 60 is I have to go get my photo taken for my drivers license!  Why is it those photos always look like mug shots??  I celebrated with my hubby, and my son and his fiance. My grand-daughter who lives in Texas made a…

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