Lavender and White Easter

Last year I used yellow teamed with black and white polka dots as my colors for my spring/Easter decor. I loved it. But I also really appreciate that, while I’m still full-time employed, I can switch up my holiday and seasonal decor (mostly thanks to Dollar Tree putting a location only a mile away). The…

Valentine Twinkies Dessert for Two

From my collection of old newspaper and magazine clippings. Woman’s Day 2/17/04 How many of you remember Hostess Twinkies. My mother rarely ever put store-bought treats in our lunches, but once every blue moon, we’d get a Hostess Twinkies. And to me, as a kid, that was way, way better than my mom’s fabulous homemade…

Before Pinterest

What did we do to save ideas before Pinterest came along? I have newspaper and magazine clippings going back to 1973. That’s what we did! I had a bulletin board hanging right above my sewing machine where I’d tack those recipes, crafting and home decorating ideas, advice columns, fashion tips, and whatever else suited my…