Monthly Archives: January 2012

Updating frames with paint and glazes

I love refurbishing old things and making them work again! Someone asked if I could help salvage some frames that didn’t match her bedroom anymore and faux finishes are one of my favorite things to work with. Three of her … Continue reading

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Frugal Living: putting together an effective coupon binder

Money??? We always need it! As a mom of EIGHT kids, (yes I gave birth to all of them!)  I am always looking for ways to stretch a dollar. After  overextending  ourselves into nasty credit card debt, my oldest son … Continue reading

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Couponing info today!

Made my regular appearance on KATC this morning and talked about the convenience of Coupon Apps for your phone! So convenient for shopping when you FORGET your coupons! Coupon Phone apps, as mentioned on KATC: GeoQpons, Coupon Sherpa, Red Laser … Continue reading

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Ruffly Fleece Flower Scarf~

I spotted a scarf similar to this one on pinterest, so I decided to change it up a little and use fleece instead of felt. You can adapt this pattern for a child by making smaller circles and shortening the … Continue reading

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Pillowcase from recycled clothes

Here’s something you can do with those old clothes that no longer fit, but you are not willing to part with! I used an old pink t shirt, an old skirt and an old dress to make this cute little … Continue reading

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Fleur de “Brees!”

Seems only fitting, as I sit and watch the Saints play football, that I share my Fleur de “Bree’s” recipe! On any other day I call it Fleur de Brie, but today this recipe is a tribute to the Saint’s … Continue reading

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Garage sale makeover!

Thought I would start my blog off with this funky chair that I had a ball redesigning! It is my intention to give tutorials on most of my posts, but I hadn’t captured a BEFORE shot of this cool thing! … Continue reading

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