Spring Garden Prep Using RECYCLED Materials on Our Property

Spring Garden Prep Using RECYCLED Materials on Our Property

This week we had really great weather here in Southeastern Oklahoma.  The sun was shining all day and the weather was comfortable enough to wear a light jacket or a t-shirt with jeans.  A lot of this was attributed to the fact that the wind was low and it took the chill off with the [...]

Lowe’s Clearance Mailbox Gave Us a Brand New Look

Lowe’s Clearance Mailbox Gave Us a Brand New Look

The other day we were at Lowe's looking for supplies for a project in our queue and decided to look at mailboxes because we were in desperate need for a replacement.  We were getting an idea of what we would like and what was practical for living where we live and the weather we have [...]

How to Makeover A Thrift Store Chair on A Dime – A Tutorial

How to Makeover A Thrift Store Chair on A Dime – A Tutorial

I recently went to one of my favorite thrift stores, that is now downsizing and moving locations which you can read about here.  But before they started downsizing my husband found this rad chair just hanging out with a bunch of other older furniture.  He said to me, you said you wanted to DIY a [...]

That One Time One of My Favorite Thrift Stores Had a 75% Off Sale

That One Time One of My Favorite Thrift Stores Had a 75% Off Sale

One of the many great things about McAlester, Oklahoma is the insanely well priced Thrift and Antique stores.  Last week I shared with you my 3 Gallon Crock find at Treasure Trunk.  This week we decided to walk into a lesser known thrift store, Parent Club, where they have an abundance of product for seriously [...]

3 Gallon Crock by Eagle Pottery in Benton Arkansas – Consignment Shop Finds in Oklahoma

3 Gallon Crock by Eagle Pottery in Benton Arkansas – Consignment Shop Finds in Oklahoma

I was in my local Quality Consignment Shop, Treasure Trunk, here in McAlester, Oklahoma this week and I found the most wonderful thing.  I found an old crock with it's matching lid. It is written on the bottom to be rare and to have been made by Eagle Pottery which originates in Benton, Arkansas.  This [...]

Handknit Yellow Socks for my Toddler Size 5/6

Handknit Yellow Socks for my Toddler Size 5/6

This past week I knit socks for my 2 year old who wears a size 5/6 shoe using a pattern called Munchkin's Toddler Socks from Squigglidinks. Here is what you need to make these same socks: Pattern: Munchkin's Toddler Socks from Squigglidinks Worsted Weight Yarn: Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Superwash in color Semolina [...]