My grandma had an apron basket. She always wore an apron around the house. When we went out to gather eggs, she would lift part of the apron to make a basket. I would gently lay the eggs in her apron one by one. The apron basket held green beans from the garden and rolled socks from the back porch on laundry day. The apron basket worked hard around the farmhouse. I try to make a sweatshirt basket but the band at the bottom doesn't work so well. Ideas for cheap wood crates For your ... Read the Post
Having trouble finding a way to hide your wires on your hanging TV? Check this simple idea. The problem...wall mounting TV hiding wires. Solution...use barn wood. Not ordinary barn wood. This is Oklahoma wood. During our last visit home, my wonderful uncle Russell collected old boards collected from our hometown. In the past, Russell would have made several birdhouses from the found boards. We have several of his birdhouses...and the birds love them. As he's gotten older Russel ... Read the Post
Goal planner inside to help you finally reach your goals. Have you ever completely forgot a goal? You curl up in your favorite chair in comfy PJs, open your planner to update for the new year and see a note. It says, "This year I will read 2 books each month." Only to realize it’s been years since you’ve read a book. This actually happened to me. Goal Planner | Goal Reaching Workbook It was the year before I started blogging. I had joined a book club in our community the previous ... Read the Post
Do you love quotes? If so, you will love this simple idea to add quotes in a farmhouse style to your home. Just grab your download of themed monthly quotes and print then frame. Or tape on the wall like I did. Each month a new collection of quotes will be added to the printable library. New Monthly Quotes This post contains some affiliate links for your convenience. What that means, if you make a purchase after clicking a link I will earn a small commission which helps cover my blog ... Read the Post
Are you an over-planner? Have you found yourself planning your day with such detail that you've wasted hours you could have spent doing the thing you've planned? I'm an over-planner. Somewhere deep down I believe I will come up with the "perfect" way to plan my day. Where everything I want to do gets done. Everything I need to do is checked off my list. A day that feels accomplished and I can relax and have fun knowing it's okay for fun time. Scheduled fun time???? Ugh! If you're a ... Read the Post
It's a new year! Since it's January 1st, I decided to look up my top organizing posts from last year. The top post wasn't a surprise...it's been a hit around our house all year. Organizing isn't my natural skill. I didn't reorganize my childhood books alphabetically or by color. I did use them to make "walls" for a dollhouse. Now, I look for easy ways to organize, clean and store my DIY supplies. Ideas that look good too. The topic of each and every post for the month of ... Read the Post
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