Saturday, March 28, 2020

Washing Machine - Repair or Buy?

When a major appliance breaks down or is not functioning properly, do you repair the appliance or buy a replacement? We faced this tough decision recently when the door on our front loader washing machine was broken. Here's our story...

Monday, March 23, 2020

Cherry Blossoms in Washington, D.C. - My Story

Have you seen the Cherry Blossoms in Washington, D.C.? After years of having this on my unwritten "Bucket List", I finally experienced this great event! Enjoy reading about my experiences and also my photos, along with a little history! 

Friday, March 13, 2020

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

DIY: My "Torn Fabric" Rag Wreath

My "Torn Fabric" Rag Wreath is so much fun to make! It's an easy craft that you can "lay down" and "pick up" again without reading a pattern! My wreath is made mainly of lightweight denim and chambray, but any woven fabrics will do. Happy Crafting!

Saturday, February 29, 2020

DIY Corkscrew or "Korker" Basketball Bow

When granddaughters Aleyna and Abby needed special bows to wear with their t-shirts on TOT Days and to special activities, Mamaw made it happen! Use my easy-to-follow directions and photos to create a special corkscrew or "korker" bow for your rising "Sports Star"! Directions are given for a 2-layer and 3-layer bow.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Jeans to Cuffed Shorts: "Sew-Easy"!

It's often difficult to find that perfect pair of shorts, or maybe you find some that are just too expensive. Here's how to easily turn a pair of clearance rack jeans into very stylish cuffed shorts! It's quick and "sew-easy"!

Saturday, February 22, 2020

DIY - Vintage Ladder to Quilt Rack

Are you a quilt lover? If so, what is your favorite way to display your special quilts? Here's my DIY for how my husband and I created a Quilt Rack from a vintage ladder. Photos and easy-to-follow directions are included. 

Sunday, February 16, 2020

Mission: Repair the Shield!!

Crisis: Both Captain America Shields are broken! This is a job for..."Super Mamaw!" Can I rise to the challenge and save the day? Stay tuned and read on...

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Creamy Potato Vegetable Soup

Creamy Potato Soup - the ultimate comfort food! My low-sodium version combines creamy richness with a variety of nutritious vegetables that will leave you begging for more! Weight Watchers WW points: 1 cup = about 2 points.

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Memory Pillow from a Shirt

Losing a friend or loved one is tough in so many ways. This Memory Pillow from a shirt can hopefully help you deal with those tough days when you just need to hug and think of a special memory. Directions for the "sew-easy" Memory Pillow are included along with a pattern, directions, and tips for the pillow form and t-shirt insert.