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Sixty Minute Yeast Dinner Rolls

Sixty Minute Yeast Dinner Rolls

Homemade yeast dinner rolls in about an hour that your family will love! Quick Roll Recipe My family loves homemade bread and dinner rolls and I have a few go-to recipes that I like. However, planning ahead is required because of the time needed for…

Quick and Easy Ground Beef and Pasta Dish

Quick and Easy Ground Beef and Pasta Dish

A quick and easy ground beef and pasta dish. Add a side salad or heat up a can of vegetables and supper is ready. More cooking during the stay-at-home order Like most of you, I am doing a lot more cooking now because of the…

DIY Outdoor Sink Made with Cinder Blocks

DIY Outdoor Sink Made with Cinder Blocks

An economical and easy way to create an outdoor sink using cinder blocks that’s very handy for washing garden vegetables, flower pots and gardening tools. How to make a low-cost backyard sink If you’re like me, you try finding low-cost options for creating things you…

How to Make a T-Shirt Quilt

How to Make a T-Shirt Quilt

DIY t-shirt quilt top: This post is a guide that I hope will be helpful to you on how to make a quilt out of t-shirts. How to Make a T-Shirt Quilt Our oldest grandchild graduated high school this year. He’s an athlete and has…

DIY Hanging Colander Lights

DIY Hanging Colander Lights

This tutorial is an easy and affordable solution for adding overhead lighting in the kitchen. DIY Hanging Colander Lights In a previous post, I wrote about a DIY Wall-mounted counter top I built and installed in our newly remodeled kitchen in an area that was…

Tomato Plant Branch Protection

Tomato Plant Branch Protection

An idea for protecting your tomato plant branches by repurposing Styrofoam drinking cups. Tomato Plant Branch Protection Keeping a tomato plant supported while it grows has been trial and error for me. My husband drives stakes in the ground next to the plant. I then…

Repurposed Old Kitchen Drawer

Repurposed Old Kitchen Drawer

Repurpose an old drawer into a decorative shelf. After my husband and I married, we moved into an old house on the family farm that his grandfather had lived in. After living there for about a year, we decided we wanted to build a new…

Repurposed Piano to a Sewing Desk

Repurposed Piano to a Sewing Desk

This is a step-by-step process, with pictures, showing how I repurposed a piano into a sewing desk. Repurposed old upright piano A piano – what do you do with it when you don’t play it anymore; don’t want it anymore? I’ve had an old, upright piano…

DIY Coffee Cabinet

DIY Coffee Cabinet

A tutorial for a DIY coffee cabinet with additional shelving for storage in your kitchen. DIY Coffee Cabinet In my previous post, I talked about our kitchen remodel and the DIY kitchen wall-mounted countertop that I built to have additional countertop space in my new…

DIY Wall-Mounted Kitchen Counter

DIY Wall-Mounted Kitchen Counter

Do you ever look at an empty area or corner in your home and say to yourself, “What can I create or build to fill that space with something useful?” I do that a lot. We remodeled our house a few years ago by adding…