Hi, everybody! Yes, I'm still here!  Just enjoying the time I have with my kiddos.  Before you know it Christmas break will be over...
Merry Christmas! I know I've been a bit MIA lately...  It's just a busy time of year! I really enjoy Christmas, so I thought ...
Have you been Christmas decorating? I'm pretty much finished. We even got the outside lights up. Yay! As I was putting up this wr...
Got your Christmas Swag on?? Haha! My kids would say... really? Mom?? You're too old to be using the word "swag"... W...
Board and batten adds so much character to a room!  We started this a couple of months ago and we finished!
When I first took a bite of these delightful cupcakes, I thought... OMG!  These are the best I have ever baked!!! The combina...
Where have I been you might be asking??? Well, actually, I've been back working at the apartments...  Not necessarily where I want ...
We survived Hurricane Sandy without any damage at all. We are so very blessed.  My heart and prayers go out to all that have been devastate...
I pray this appeals to sugaraholics everywhere. I must admit, I am one.  It's definitely one of my weakness, chocolate, cookies, cake...
I'm so excited to share this with you! About a month ago we turned our "formal" unused living room  into a pool room.    Y...
The pool table is sooo much fun! Hubs and I have been playing quite a bit. I need to practice or something, because EVERYONE beats me! ...
If you are on Pinterest... You had to have seen how to make your own laundry detergent. I mean really, EVERYBODY'S doing it! So, ...
Update 8.27.20 This little sign has really been a staple in my fall decor.  It's a good reminder to be thankful.
Tonight a "funny" thing happened to me. Hubby and I decided to make pizza for dinner. So, I set to making the pizza dough.  I...
My garden is Ka Put! The tomatoes really never appeared in abundance.  I might have gotten about a total of 25-35 good SMALL tomatoes. ...
I don't know about all of you, but I absolutely LOVE this time of year! Out here in PA it's starting to get a little chillier. Th...
I was going to write about my fantastic fall decorations.... But the pictures turned out awful.... Half of them were blurry... Ugh!!  So...
Working on the "pool room"  has been an adventure. We kinda had to move a couple of rooms around to make it work.  But we are r...
This dip is amazing!! I've made it several times and everybody LOVES it! I found the original recipe on  Pinterest....
This was going to be a different kind of post, but once I started writing, I felt moved to go in a totally opposite direction.  And yes, I’m...
Happy Friday!! I'm especially thrilled because  tomorrow  hubby and I are leaving for a much needed vacation! A whole week on the...
Now that I'm done with the office... Yay! It's time to get started on something new.      Hubby and I have been toying around w...
I thought I should make it official that I have completed the office. Do you hear the roar of the crowd?? Sirens? Lights flashing? Firewor...
That title sounds so formal .... Ha!  You all know I'm not much about formal... (Something inside me wanted to type y'all..??) ...
I am soooo loving these pillows!! These are the fabrics I chose. I can't wait to show you how great they came out! Keep on scro...
Well, guess what?!  I’m actually making the cute lil 'ol pillows for my office bench! In the process, I realized I needed some pi...
I thought this would be a quick project.  HA!   I’ve been “pouncing” for DAYS!!! Pouncing is a word, by the way… My right bicep and for...
It’s time to start cleaning up here at the Stonybrook House! Now that the kiddos are back to college, there will be less messes to clea...
I just realized that today is officially National S'mores Day! Well, if I had clued in earlier this would have been out this morn...
I am really enjoying my summer days now! I feel like I’m finally getting some things done. It has given me a great sense of accomplishm...
This is DEFINITELY one of the most embarrassing things I've actually done!!! But as they say the older you get the less you care... I&#...
Well, Hello there! It’s been a week since my last post.  And I know I owe you an update on the progress of the nails. I’ll have th...
I know I've been off the grid for a week or so... But for good reason! I have been working my fingers to the bone! I can't be...
I can't believe that July is more than half way over! I convinced myself to do the July Photo-A-Day Challenge.   I have absolutely L...
A couple of days ago I posted that I was doing something I hadn’t done in probably 10 years!  I canned Zucchini Relish!  I didn’t c...
I was asked to post about this when I was at  The Haven Conference in Atlanta, GA. Some of us bloggers were talking about our comput...
Updated June 4, 2020 We love eating dinner out on our patio... but it isn't very fun with the sun blazing in your eyes...
I can’t believe this is the last day of June already??!! Is this summer whizzing past or what?? I thought you all might want to see...
I just want to say WOW! What an awesome weekend! Rhoda from Southern Hospitality   and her team did a fantastic job  putting thi...
This is what happens to me…. I can look at a mess for months!   It never really bothers me.   Then one day…. Bada Bing!   I can’t take an...
HAVEN is in 7 more days.... And I'll be in Atlanta, GA for my very first bloggy conference. I was nervous just signing up! You ca...
UPDATED POST: MAY 7, 2020 I've had this old bench forever, I really don't even remember where it came from... Anyways, back i...
FRUSTRATION!! I was so incredibly excited to share with you all  about my drab to fab bench  and new bench cushion, tha...
I took my phone with me on my walk this morning.   I usually don’t because one, I don’t like it in my pocket and second, I ...
I actually have two painted window boxes to share with you.