Normally I set out Christmas decor the day after Thanksgiving. However, this year we took a week off before the holiday to spend time at our cabin. With all of the rainy weather, I just had to start decorating!
To start, I switched out the centerpiece on our kitchen table. Continue reading “Christmas Decor At The Cabin”
I love birds! My kids think I’m a little bird crazy but I just think that they are so cute. It’s not like I have them all over my house but I do have a few special ones sitting around.
When I was trying to think of a fun craft to make and sell, I of course thought of birds. Since I like to sew, a fabric bird seemed like a logical choice. So, I bought a book on craft birds with a nice variety of patterns.
Since it is close to Christmas, I decided to choose my coordinating fabrics mainly in reds. Continue reading “My First Attempt At A Fabric Bird”
Downsizing your home, after all of the kids have left, is a daunting task! You’ve had years of collecting, storing, and decorating that now you’re left with a lot of…stuff. Much of this stuff is no longer necessary or needed but it can still be hard to declutter and get rid of. There are so many memories and nostalgia connected with these items that it can seem almost like throwing part of your life away if you don’t hold onto them. Continue reading “How To Declutter And Organize Your Stuff For Downsizing”
Dressing for Fall is probably my favorite season for fashion! I especially like casual cabin wear like flannels and jeans. Today, I am sharing some of my favorite Fall clothes for women that are both comfortable and stylish. Continue reading “Fall Clothes For Women: Favorite Cabin Wear”
What happens when our children leave the nest? Do we just send them off and hope for the best? No! Our adult children will always need us. Parenting adult children is different than when they are living at home but there is still a role. Continue reading “Parenting Adult Children After They Leave The Nest”
Going back to college at 50 would have seemed ridiculous to me when I was younger. I had already been through college once and I remember being so happy when I was finished. Why go back to college when I was entering this prime of life? Continue reading “Going Back To College After An Empty Nest”
If you own a vacation home, you are most likely going to have times that the home just sits empty. This is a good time to think about renting it out for a little extra money. We did this one summer when we were too busy planning both of our daughter’s weddings. Instead of letting our cabin sit empty during prime time, we decided to give renting it out a try. Continue reading “How To Rent Out Your Vacation Home Wisely”
If you have been making your own crafts for awhile, you may be ready for the next step of selling. You don’t need a brick and mortar store in order to sell your crafts. All you need is an online shop and enough space in your home to store inventory. So now you may be wondering exactly how to sell crafts online. This post will walk you through the basic steps for success. Continue reading “How To Sell Crafts Online For The Most Success”
Have you ever wanted to have an image on your blog that contains multiple links? In WordPress, when you upload an image, you only have the ability to create only one link. However, you can still create multiple links with image mapping. Continue reading “How To Use Image Mapping To Create Multiple Links In One Image”
If you like drinking craft beer, you will love hanging out in Grand Rapids. There are breweries at practically every corner. At last count, there were over sixty breweries in and around the city. Plus, there are more popping up all of the time! Continue reading “Craft Beer Galore In Grand Rapids”