Hand Made Jewelry, from Spain, now Available Online!

Greetings!, It's Saturday evening, as I write this.  Mr. Wonderful is at the wheel and we're headed to Tahoe.  We're so thankful it's just 2-hours away! We'll have a turkey Caesar salad, for a late dinner, using a dressing that's yummy garlic-heaven. If you love Caesar salad, I'll post the delicious dressing recipe, before I sign off. But right now, let's talk about the best way to totally simplify your Christmas or Hanukkah shopping, this season! Uno de 50.  It's a heavily plated silver … ...Continue reading >>

More Tahoe Updates, Plus A Few Decorating Tips

Greetings, from the lake!  I hope your weekend has refueled you for a great week ahead! I am so excited, because the new addition remodel, starts on Tuesday!  I'm not sure if I'm more excited about having more space, or the prospect of taking an … ...Continue reading >>

The Tahoe Fixer, is Fixed!

Three years, one month and ten days of home renovations and Mr. Wonderful and I still love one another! This was how the house looked 3 years ago.  Not a lot has changed on the exterior, other than paint. The sliding glass door is new.  Two … ...Continue reading >>

Store-wide SALE, is extended through Saturday, July 29th!

Thanks to all of you, who were able to shop our Inventory Clearance Sale! I can't tell you how much all of us appreciate your patronage! It's huge, I tell you! ❤️❤️❤️❤️ Not to complain, but we still have oodles of furniture and the container from … ...Continue reading >>

Inventory Clearance & News About Your Winning Lottery Ticket!

That made ya look!? Huh? Winning lottery ticket and all, I mean! I have so many projects I want to take on and the nasty part is that they all seem to require money!  And of course since I don't play the lottery, the next alternative is a money … ...Continue reading >>

Monica’s most popular class is back! Medicine Cabinet Make-Over, this week!

Have you wanted to learn more about essential oils? Before meeting Monica, last year, I only appreciated the fragrance of essential oils.  I had no idea about what they were capable of, as health remidies! Monica Biery is a mother of 3, a business … ...Continue reading >>

Grace Girl Beads…Hand-Made Jewlery, Plus More News…

I love hand made! For so many reasons. There's always the pride of designing your piece of art, for others to love.  For the maker, there's a validation, when someone buys and wears something you've created. I feel the same way, when someone falls … ...Continue reading >>

Our Great Adventure, Part 2

Hello again! I thought I would share a few more photos and thoughts of our time in France. While we were gone just a week, the days were packed.  Right now, it stays light, later in southern France, than here at home.  Often we didn't sit down for … ...Continue reading >>

Our Great French Adventure!

Greetings, dear people! Jill and I have returned safely, from a week in France, I won't soon forget! This photo was taken in the gorgeous Luberon region.  The village at the top left corner of the photo, was built on a hilltop, as was done hundreds … ...Continue reading >>

Bonjour, Ma chere!

Do I speak French? No, but Siri helps me out from time to time!  Jill and I depart, on our long awaited, whirl-wind buying trip, to Aix en Provence. Besides having the chance to scout out one-of-kind treasures, at the amazing Isle sur … ...Continue reading >>

What a Week!

Diane, who has been with me, since nearly the beginning,, had a shower for her daughter recently and it featured a Mimosa Bar, complete with all the trimmings! Diane is the master entertainer/crafter/Pinterest star and volunteered to share her … ...Continue reading >>