Finally, I have repurposed a pair of shutters I have had since FOREVER!  A really nice lady I worked with gave me a pair of shutters and an old window to use for whatever creative purpose I dreamed up, but I was DIY blocked.  I had so many great ideas for what I could do, and I even “blog stalked” all repurpose plans.  Let me just tell you there are LOTS of beautiful projects that you can create with shutters.  I mean there was everything from photo and mail holders, wall decor, kitchen utensil holder, you name it and it has been done!

So, what did I do…

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I LOVE bread!  I can think of no other word to describe it other than…I simply LOVE it!  I could eat bread all day, so imagine my delight once I realized I could make my own…I was ecstatic! Things of course started out a little rough and there was a little learning curve, but thanks to a LOT of practice and recipe adjustments, I am ready to share…The Best Sandwich Bread Recipe Ever!  I am not kidding.  This bread is not only delicious and soft, but it also stays softer longer than normal home-baked loaves.  The reason you ask?  Well, I think it is due to a little addition of….

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One of my first building projects was a beautiful set of end tables that I created from Ana White’s  easy to follow plans.  They were so lovely!  The project flowed so easy and took me no time to build.  The best part was that it only cost me $40 for 2 tables.  Yes…just $40 dollars…and these babies are not going anywhere anytime soon.  They are super sturdy!

Of course, being the newby builder that I was…and still am I’m sure…I made a really bad error.  So, I’m sharing my blooper to keep anyone else from making the same mistake.  

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Today I want to share some of my top posts from 2015.  I know it's a little late, but at least I am managing to get this post out before the end of January!  I have been pondering over my past year of blogging, and while I have in no way achieved the readership I thought I would have by now, I am definitely moving in the right direction.  I didn't start my blog to become famous by any means, but I did start it to share my experiences with DIY projects and managing a large household with...well...anyone willing to listen:)  So, check out the Best of 2015.

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