Mar 22, 2017

Solution for sliding your heavy Kitchenaid mixer

Baking in with the Kitchenaid

Anyone who has a KitchenAid mixer knows how heavy they are. They weigh a ton. I love mine, but because it's so heavy, if it isn't sitting on the kitchen counter all the time, I probably wouldn't use it. I know that's true, because I hardly ever used in our old house were it was stored in our utility room. It was just too much work to drag it out. That's why I wanted it more accessible in my new kitchen.

Dec 31, 2016

Happy New Year!!

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to all of you from me and my family! 

We're spending New Year's Eve at home, and decided to take some family pictures before the Christmas decorations are taken down. We've never had a picture taken of the four of us, and my new camera made it possible to have some nice pictures. I'm getting pretty good at using it now.

Dec 23, 2016

Our first Christmas in our new home (Home Tour)

Christmas tree

I had fun decorating for our first Christmas in our new home. It hasn't been without its challenges though. Come on in and take a look and join us for the holidays...

Dec 4, 2016

Updating a table lamp

Antique Lamp
Found two of these lamps at an antique shop.
This past Friday, I went shopping with my best friend. We had a wonderful time as usual, and I found two of these wonderful lamps.  I fell in love with them immediately. They were a steal at $19.99 each, especially since they came with the lamp shades.  There was only one problem...