Silent Fight


This is how it feels to fight depression. You are trapped in your own mind.  It’s dark and you are battling spirits you cannot see. It’s an on-going silent war.  Only you can see it happening. You often have to jump in these battles so the spirits don’t win.  You fight and fight, but atRead more

Frame Turned Key Holder

Frame decor ideas

A variety of frames is great for a gallery wall and I have a couple of them going on. But, when I pulled out one of my favorite frames I knew I wanted to make something useful out of it. I even had the perfect wall in my entrance for the frame. This was aRead more

Project Pin-it #53

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Welcome to the first Project Pin-it of 2015. I’m excited to see what everyone has been doing. **If you would like a weekly reminder about the party please click here ** Here are the features from last week’s party:  FRENCH FASHION BEAUTY  by ARTS AND CLASSY BANANA COCONUT CREAM BUNDT CAKE by A PEEK INTO MY PARADISE VINTAGE CARTRead more

Stepping Away


When I started to blog four years ago it wasn’t going to be about anything specific. It started out as something just for the fun of it. As a matter of fact, my blog was called “My Crazy Beautiful Life“. So if it was crazy, beautiful or life I wrote about it. (Well, I wouldn’tRead more

Word of the Year!

Word of the year.

Do you have a word of the year? You know the one you pick out and that’s the word that you try and live by for 365 days. My success rate….Let’s just say not so good! But, I’m going to give it one heck of a shot this year. I hope you will be traveling withRead more

Best of 2014

Recap of 2014

To say what a year it’s been would be an understatement. As much as I hate that the years fly by this is one year that I am glad that is over.  Projects were completed, crafting was done, boxes were packed, papers were filed (and not the good kind)…And, corks were popped!! I usually startRead more

Project Pin-it #52

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I’d like to wish everyone a “Merry Christmas” and “Happy  New Year“.  Project Pin-it will be open for a week due to the Holidays. That’s a whole week to link up!! I’m excited to see what everyone has been doing. See you next year!!!! **If you would like a weekly reminder about the party pleaseRead more

Last Minute Gift Ideas

Last minute gift ideas

Christmas is only 3 days away and are you ready? I know that I’m not, but it’s about as good as it’s going to get this year. Every year I tell myself I’m going to be on my game next year, then next year comes and it’s a no go. I don’t know about youRead more

Decorative Christmas Candles

Christmas decor

I have been wanting to make decorative Christmas candles for my table and I was having a hard time coming up with a good idea. I had some materials I wanted to use but something was missing until I went for a walk around my house on a nice day. I wanted to bring inRead more

Moving out or moving on!


The time has come to move out of my house. I guess I could consider it moving out and moving on.  I can also think of it as an end to a chapter and the beginning of a new one. I’m just not in the mood to think like that right now. I’ve sold whatRead more

Project Pin-it #51

Project Pin it

Welcome to another week of  PROJECT PIN-IT !  I am loving all the great projects that are linked up every week. Projects will be pinned to the PROJECT PIN-IT board on Pinterest. **If you would like a weekly reminder about the party please click here ** Here are the features from last week’s party:   NAUGHTYRead more

Change up Burlap Wreath

make a burlap wreath

Last month I made my Fall wreath with the idea of quickly changing it into a Christmas wreath. I wasn’t too sure how I was going to pull this off but let me tell you, I think I’m a genius. LOL I have invented the Change up Burlap Wreath!! WooHoo, no more trying to findRead more

Project Pin-it #50

Project Pin it

Forgive me for being MIA, we had a couple deaths in the family. And, as you can see Glitter, Glue & Paint got a new makeover. I would love to hear your thoughts. It’s still a work in progress! Welcome to another week of  PROJECT PIN-IT ! Are you ready for another week of ProjectRead more

In the next moment!


This life changing experience has been going on for 15 months. If you are new here and would like to get caught up on the difficult challenges I face with an unexpected divorce, you can catch up here —-> Part 1, Part 2 & Part 3.   They say live in the moment. Well in theRead more