kitchen

We’re heading into baking season.  Are you excited?  Over the weekend I had to stop myself from pulling out a can of pumpkin puree to turn into muffins.  It’s still 90 degrees outside after all. :) My kids are showing more interest than ever in helping me cook and bake. You might remember my list […]

I get a little too excited about kitchen tools.  I’m kind of a geek that way.  I’m also a practical kind of gal, so instead of perfume and flowers for Mother’s Day, I prefer small appliances or gadgets to add to my collection. I get asked a lot about my must-have kitchen items, so here […]

Flour sack dishtowels are my absolute favorite to use in the kitchen. They are absorbent and dry quickly. The problem? They don’t add much to the room as far as color goes. My solution is to add a bit of paint and fabric medium to customize the towels to your specific taste and color scheme. […]

Anthropolgie, a chic clothing and home decor retailer, is one of my favorite places to shop. Their items always have some small detail that make them special. I wish I could dress and decorate as chic yet nonchalantly as the people in their catalog (insert daydream here). But I don’t have $24 to spend on […]

Guest post by Brandy of Home Sweet Home Redecorating your kitchen doesn’t have to cost a lot of money. Work with what you have! It if doesn’t turn out perfect, you aren’t out any money. If it turns out fabulous—you can do a happy dance and pat yourself on the back for SAVING money! Set […]

Every year for Christmas, my Mom gives each child a gift bag full of little odds and ends. And there’s usually our annual steel wool scrubber. It must be something from her generation, because I don’t know too many people who use these. But they are a great cleaning tool, perfect for scrubbing off those […]

It’s November — let the cooking and entertaining begin!  The holidays are almost here. If you are like us, you are busy planning meals, baking, and entertaining.  Why not impress your guests with cute kitchen accessories in addition to your fantastic rolls or pie.  Here’s a quick tutorial on how to make a stylish kitchen […]

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