Thrift Store Find – Hand Carved Teak Bowls

teak bowls

I've always loved thrift stores, yard sales, and auctions.  Unfortunately, I had to set that passion aside over the years because of my career and other demands on my time.  I have gradually returned, and decided to share my thrifty finds with you. When I was raising my daughter as a single mother, I had to figure how to budget and stick to it.  … [Continue]

How to Become a Flea Market Shopping Pro

flea market shopping

Summer is here, and it's the perfect time to head to the flea market.  I love finding bargains or negotiating a good deal.  Flea markets are popular on the week-ends in most cities or towns.  There are indoor markets that are open during the week as well. Check your local listing for hours. In addition to flea markets, there are farmer's … [Continue]

Airport Tips for Parents Traveling With Children

airport tips for parents

  Summer is here!  We're all looking forward to a nice long vacation.  Some of us will be traveling by car to our destinations, and some of us will be heading to the airport with children in toll.  Traveling can be stressful, but traveling with children raises stress to a new level. So, how can you get through the airport with children … [Continue]

Sunday’s Best Linkup – #130

Sunday's Best Linkup

      Welcome to Week 130 of Mother 2 Mother Sunday's Best Linkup.  We're continuing our We The People Theme.  We're looking for all things Red, White and Blue.  Share your patriotic crafts, recipes, party ideas, cocktails, and more. We also welcome other recipes, crafts, DIY, home makeover, gardening tips, SEO & … [Continue]

How To Install Bathroom Sink Faucets

bathroom sink faucets

    Give your bathroom a fresh new look with one of our Maykke bathroom sink faucets.  You can install new bathroom sink faucets in an afternoon. Whether you're upgrading your bathtub faucet or doing a complete remodel, Maykke offers a wide array of bathroom faucets.  Furthermore, you will also find other bathroom fixtures to … [Continue]

How to Clean a Cement Birdbath

how to clean a cement birdbath

  I love auctions, especially auctions where I'm able to get items that I'm bidding on at bargain prices.  I grabbed this cement birdbath for $10.00.  Nobody else saw the beauty in it or the potential for a repurpose.  To put the icing on the cake, the auctioneer threw the birdhouse in for free. These birdbaths new can cost $150 - $200.  It … [Continue]

Sunday’s Best Linkup – #129

Sunday's Best Linkup

    Welcome to Week 129 of Mother 2 Mother Sunday's Best Linkup.  This is the first of week of our We The People Theme.  We're looking for all things Red, White and Blue.  Share your patriotic crafts, recipes, party ideas, cocktails, and more. We also welcome other recipes, crafts, DIY, home makeover, gardening tips, SEO … [Continue]

9 Tips for Repairing Strained Mother and Daughter Relationships

mother daughter relationships

      Mother and daughter relationships are sacred.  Both will feel be affected if there is a breach or tension. If you are the daughter or the mother, these nine tips may be helpful as you seek to repair this special relationship. The first three tips will be helpful when there is a profound breakdown in the … [Continue]

Sunday’s Best Linkup – #128

Father's Day Gift Ideas

    Welcome to Week 128 of Mother 2 Mother Sunday's Best Linkup.  This is the last week of our The World's Greatest Dads theme. We're looking for crafts, recipes, party ideas, cocktails, and more. We also welcome other recipes, crafts, DIY, home makeover, gardening tips, SEO & blogging information, sewing projects, patio … [Continue]

Kid’s Backyard Party Tips

kid's backyard party ideas

  At last, the summer season has finally arrived, and with it comes much more time spent outdoors in our gardens. For kids it's certainly their favorite time of the year.  Because they get to spend time playing in the garden, and can spend all day blowing off steam. Why not make your kids really happy in that case.  Organize a kid's … [Continue]