Archive for August, 2010

Summer Delight Lemonade

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This Delightful Beverage is a celebration of Summer’s best treat, Blackberries! An added bonus is that you can serve this drink up as an adult coctail or a refreshing family beverage.

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Scrumptious Summer Blackberry Pie

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The best part of August is by far blackberries! And the blackberries in the Northwest are perfect this year, so I’m sharing my recipe for blackberry pie.

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Kids Furniture Can Grow-Up Too!

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I grew-up with the theory of ‘Waste-not, Want-not’. So, when my daughter needed a full sized dresser to fit her now adult sized clothing, I knew that her small dresser would be getting a new life somewhere in the house. But the paint job that was applied to go with her one-time toddler bedroom theme was not going to work-out!

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Coconut Pound Cake

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This coconut pound cake is a great way to wrap up any meal! It’s dense and satisfying, but not too rich.

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Great New Counter Made with Old Supplies

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Currently, I have a wealth of creativity and construction odds and ends, but very little cash. I have been thinking about making this old planter box into an outdoor bar for years. But in my mind, I was going to get some really beautiful Mexican tiles.. There was going to be an overhang for barstools and possibly a sink!

Well, guess what.. the money dried up and the huge project never happened. But a new idea was born!

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Cool Creamy Greek Salad

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This wonderful, cool, creamy greek salad is really fast and easy to make. It goes great with just about any meal, but it’s perfect for picnics and barbeques!

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Sometimes Being Zesty Just Isn’t Enough

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This article is a little different than what I usually write about. This time it’s not about a tasty dish or a rejuvenated item. This article is about frustration. Eventually, every Do-it-yourselfer runs into something that she just can’t do and I ran into mine this weekend.

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