Mom insisted on a photo shoot Christmas morning--her gift to us--she hated getting her photo taken!  Notice the silly one with the bow on her head!

Remembering Mom

Dolores L Aber September 4, 1935 - May 18, 2015 This is probably the hardest thing I have ever written. Our journey together is something I will hold in my heart, with my memories of her forever. If you follow my blog, you know I stepped … [Read More...]

Saying Goodbye to My Mother

Hello Friends, I just wanted to pop in for a minute to let you all know that I have been busy caring for my mother these last months.  She is now in Hospice and I am spending as much time with her as possible.  Everything has been put aside for … [Read More...]

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A Bridal Shower Gift & Fun Photo Display

I'm a bad blogger--really.  I start projects and get so involved that I forget to take photos. When I do take photos, they are taken with my iPhone.   I'm impatient and hate photo editing.  I don't follow a "schedule"-- at all.  I should probably … [Read More...]


25 Surprising Ways to Decorate with Sharpie Markers!

Hometalk is my favorite place to go for inspiration for home &  garden projects.  It's a DIY, social media site that allows you to post your own projects, ask questions, and browse thousands of projects and ideas.  It's an amazing resource and … [Read More...]

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Covered Tin Desk Accessories

I found these three little tin cups on a tray at my local craft store a few months ago. They were cute, but a little boring so I wanted to jazz the up a little for my office/craft room. The process is relatively simple.  All that you need is a … [Read More...]


What Are Essential Oils?

Wondering just what these little oily wonders are, where they came from, how long they've been around and how they work?  So was I.  I want to answer to all of your questions so, if you don't find what you're looking for leave a comment or email … [Read More...]