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Homemade Tomato Powder

Homemade Tomato Powder

I had never heard of tomato powder before, and didn’t have a clue what it was used for.  I have more tomatoes than we could ever eat, and I was running out of ideas, so Pinterest to the rescue !! What you will need: Dehydrator, […]

Easy Rock Painting Ideas

Easy Rock Painting Ideas

by Jennifer Searles Painted rock is a very growing trend and I find it truly amazing and unique. All you need are smooth and flat river rocks and paint. I use acrylic paint and you can combine rocks with wood, decorate a garden pot, or […]

Recycle Chairs Into New Benches

Recycle Chairs Into New Benches

It isn’t a secret that I ♥ chairs, and have many around, and even more in the garage attic.  I love finding an old free broken chair and re-caning it, or putting it in a garden, or even hanging it from a tree.  I was […]

My “She” Shed

My “She” Shed

My name isn’t Cheryl, but I have a She Shed   It has been a process, and I have learned so much from it.  I ordered it last year from an Amish builder near me, and he was so backed up, I had to wait […]

My Solar Chandelier Obsession…

My Solar Chandelier Obsession…

My Facebook memories yesterday showed a picture of my friend playing with one of my solar chandeliers, 5 years ago!!  Have I really been obsessed with them for that many years?  I am not a hoarder, seriously.  I found one at Goodwill over 5 years […]

Awesome Kitchen Island Made From Dresser

Awesome Kitchen Island Made From Dresser

Do you have an old dresser that has seen better days?  Don’t throw it away, it can be your new kitchen island, or in my situation, a “she shed” island.  I was trying to figure out a way to have a work space, that I […]

Quick and Easy Refrigerator Bread and Butter Pickles

Quick and Easy Refrigerator Bread and Butter Pickles

A simple recipe for homemade refrigerator bread and butter pickles and no canning equipment required?  Sounds too good to be true, so I had to try it out.  I love sweet pickles, dill pickles, not so much. I was picking vegetables yesterday morning and had […]

Painting a Faux Rag Rug

Painting a Faux Rag Rug

I love rag rugs, I especially love making them.  I have made over 50 rugs from old sheets, and I really wanted a couple for my “she shed”.  I won’t be using it in the winter months, so I really wanted to stay away from […]

Workbench Makeover

Workbench Makeover

I purchased two workbenches last fall, in anticipation of my “she shed”.  I originally planned on making them, but our local Runnings store had them on an amazing sale, and they were nice hardwood and could hold up to 250 lbs.  Assembly was rather simple, […]

DIY Raised Garden Beds and Trellis

DIY Raised Garden Beds and Trellis

I have been wanting to switch to raised garden beds for years, but put it off because I thought it would be quite expensive $$.  While looking through Pinterest, I saw someone pin an affordable way to make them.  They looked easy enough to make, […]