SPRING Wood Blocks

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I am totally in love with how my Wood Easter Blocks turned out - see those here that I made another set to spell out Spring.  These trendy blocks with messages are very popular right now....in crafting and home decorating.   I love how versatile these block sayings and phrases can be.  Depending on your supplies - the only limit is your imagination. Supplies: - mini wood plaques - … [Read more...]

Spanish Skillet Supper 30 Minute Meal

Beef Skillet Supper

In my family we love almost anything with ground beef.  This one pot meal is so simple to make and yummy in the tummy.  My family loves it and I can cook it in 30 minutes.  We like it to eat it with cornbread or on a flour tortilla.  Tortilla chips would be a great side also.  Print the recipe below. This recipe has been handed down to me from my sweet mother-in-law.  She said she found it … [Read more...]

Easter & Spring Projects Link Party {Share Your Ideas}

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Hello everyone and welcome to my 2015 Easter Link Up Party!  Whooo Hooo... A long time ago I used to host a weekly linky party but those went bye bye when I took a break from blogging.  :) It became a chore and when it wasn't fun anymore I had to make change. I am happy to start doing these linky parties again.  I am not looking at anything weekly but want to host a seasonal linky party so that … [Read more...]

Wood Easter Blocks

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I am in total Spring crafting and decorating mode and have been putting my paintbrushes to work. I just love how these Easter blocks turned out. ♥ I had these wooden plaques I purchased on sale from Michael's many years ago.  Like so many years that I can't even remember.  They were on sale for like 29 cents (yes, that long ago and the sticker was still on them) and I bought a whole … [Read more...]

3 Burlap & Mesh Spring Wreaths ~ Handpainted and Cute!

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Hello! Who is ready for spring? Hippity Hoppity sunshine and flowers! This girl that is who! I wanted to share some ideas of a few of the wreaths I've created recently. At this time my finished designs are exclusively offered at Select Furnishings in Brenham, Texas. I am really enjoying getting back into crafting, painting and designing and having a place where my customers and fans can buy … [Read more...]

St. Patty’s Day Mantel Decor ~ 2015

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This post does include affiliate links. All opinions are 100% mine alone. Read my full disclosure here. This is my little spot in my home where I've been decorating for the seasons. ♥ I love changing it out to celebrate! ♥ ♣ Here is an overview of this year's set up.  It's a collection of items purchased from the stores as well as a few hand painted and handmade items. ♣ This cross was … [Read more...]

St. Patty’s Day Rustic and Country Burlap Wreath

St. Patty's Rustic and Country Burlap Wreath

Hey guys! Happy March! I wanted to share a sweet burlap wreath with you that is a St. Patrick's day theme. I love love love making these wreaths right now.  Burlap is  very popular decorating item and I love putting different fabrics with them to give a whole new look. You may have spotted my Valentine "love" rustic and country burlap wreath that I shared in my post here.  I made one … [Read more...]

Ranch House Crock Pot Chicken

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I've always used my crock pot for cooking dinners but it was mostly reserved for Sundays.  This was the day I was at home and could "be there" if something went wrong.  I don't know I guess I had this fear that if I would leave it plugged in all day when I was at work it would start a fire and burn down my house.  (silly I know). Being a blogger has opened up opportunities to find so many … [Read more...]

{Handmade & Handpainted} Valentine Home Decor

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Hello everyone, I know I have been absent from blogland and for this reason.... I've been creating crafts to sell for a local furnishings store that offers its customers my one of a kind designs.  It's just a small portion of the decor items they offer but gives me an outlet to create and get my "craft on" again.  Feels so good!   So with that said I may start sharing some of the items I make … [Read more...]

My Primitive Country Christmas Decor 2014

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Hello and welcome!  It's becoming an annual tradition to show you some peaks of my most favorite Christmas decorations.  I am a country girl at heart and love the burlap, gingham, checked, red and green colors for my decor style. I tend to decorate with the same items over the years but like to change them up a bit adding in a few new ones. … [Read more...]