what do you think?

what do you think?

Looking for decorating ideas for using an amazing old galvanized mop bucket

I really love the look of things that are galvanized, and recently, my father-in-law gave me this amazing galvanized mop bucket.

It's on casters and has been well-used, as he owns a janitorial company.

I don't have a good use for it yet, and I'm hoping to hear your ideas.

Alternative uses for old pots, pans and crockpots

As I get closer to bringing home new cookware, my sister asked me what I'd do with the old stuff.

Looking for affordable cookware manufactured in the United States

OK, wise readers, I need your help.

Planning ahead: buying cabinet hardware for the kitchen of my dreams

It's been fairly well established on this blog that Rob and I are house people.

Repost: The magic of the Fourth of July is in the details

This blog post was originally from July 1, 2010, and I thought I'd repost it today, in honor of the Fourth of July.


Filing cabinets: can they be stylish and functional?

I find that one challenge to running a neat (oh, who am I kidding - not totally cluttered) household is the amount of paper we receive in the mail.

Even though Rob and I get paperless statements for everything we can, we still find ourselves on the receiving end of bills, statements and pay stubs.

Plan for weekend DIY: making hypertufa pots and garden art

As I look for inspiration (and a way to become more interested in my garden), I realized that finding some DIY projects to spruce up my yard might be just the key.

Seeking readers' DIY garden projects

A reader recently sent me the most amazing DIY project she made for her garden with reused concrete (I'll feature it tomorrow) and it has me wondering what else you smarty-pants readers are up to in your yards, especially because the weather's been so nice.

Tell me about the first time you saw 'Titanic'

Cue the Celine Dion earworm – the movie “Titanic” is coming soon to a theater near you.