May 2024 Wrap Up

Summer is unofficially here as we wrap up May 2024 and head right into June.  Have you started your summer yet?  Plans? Not much is going on around here right now.  No big projects, trips or shopping extravaganzas. Here are a few things that might be of interest to you though. Shopping From Temu I […]

Oatmeal Breakfast Bars

Do you have someone in your house who resorts to eating Oreos for breakfast when he doesn’t feel like going to the trouble of making something decent? Not naming any names, but when I see that happening I just cringe. So this week I found a recipe for homemade oatmeal breakfast bars I want to […]

Memorial Day Weekend

The first of the summer patriotic holidays is this weekend.  Okay, Memorial Day, where did you come from all of a sudden? It seems as if we were just complaining about the cold, wet winter and now?  Boom!  Summer has arrived. Memorial Day weekend arrives amidst such a flurry of activities with graduations, school release, […]


This is just downright embarrassing.  How in the world did my organized closet get like this?  Grrr.  Time to buckle down and do something about it.  This was way more re-organizing than I thought I needed! Last post, I mentioned I was going to order some organizing products and work to do a little decluttering […]

New Soda Stream (and Other Boring Stuff)

I drink a crazy amount of fuzzy water.  So I always thought a Soda Stream machine would be a good idea.  But.  They are expensive!  You have to purchase a lot of club soda to offset that price. So, I put the thought on the back burner. And then.  I couldn’t always get my favorite […]

Budget Patio Refresh

New patio furniture keeps calling my name. Especially this time of year when every possible second is spent outdoors. I shared on this post the beautiful Pottery Barn outdoor set that is so gorgeous.  And I also shared the cost.  Yikes. It was a tough call, but I made an executive decision and went for […]

Summer Home Refresh

You know the itch to switch has been eating at me for a few weeks.  This week it was time to remove all the spring cheerfulness and do a summer home refresh. Today’s post is all about Target’s Threshold with McGee (not sponsored, not affiliated) and how I used some of their Spring 2024 pieces […]

Simple Faux Plant Hack

Do you have some faux potted plants or trees that look pretty nice, but have hideous pots? Yeah, so do I. Actually, the plants I have aren’t even all that attractive, but they add some nice green to room corners.  And they were too expensive to dump at this point. So here is a fast […]