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Timeless Styles and Traditions

Ever Wonder if You’re Going Crazy?

This post will be a bit unusual compared to the regular posts I write. But, I wanted to share this past week’s odd moments with you. As you know, I live in a country suburb in Ohio. Right now we have a condo in a small homeowners association. Having the maintenance outsourced makes traveling back … Read more

Our Irish Home -Part Two

A few days ago I told you about our first home in Ireland. You can see that post Here. Well, our current home is part of that first home. John converted the old garage into a two-bedroom bungalow. We later added a sunroom off the kitchen; called a conservatory. I never heard the term bungalow … Read more

My First Home In Ireland

Over ten years ago now, I went to Ireland with John to begin our duel continent living. Until fairly recently, John always traveled on a three-month nonimmigrant visa waiver program. Ireland and the United States have an agreement that allows travel from Ireland to the USA with Visa for 90 days. For details on this … Read more

Whimsical Pebble Art

I started collecting stones as a small child.  When I got older, it was something I shared with my mother.  After I married, I traveled across the country with my husband for his work.  Every time I went someplace new, I got a stone and bought it home. She kept those stones on a bookcase … Read more

Vintage Sewing Machines Who Wants?

I am not a seamstress. All my clothing gets sent out for alteration.  I do have a modern sewing machine because I wanted to be able to hem my pants and skirts.  I am a short person, you know vertically challenged? I also wanted to use the machine for crafts but have never been able … Read more

New Wax Salve

A Review of Wise Owl Wax Salve John and I have been painting furniture for a good eight years now. In those eight years, we have used a multitude of products and settled into a few favorites. Lately, I’ve noticed an increase in a variety of products on the market for furniture detailing. New paints … Read more

Hidden Dangers in a Woodworking Shop

Everyone is aware of the many dangers in woodworking. You think of saws and sharp tools and so you naturally think cuts and blood.  You might also expect bangs and bruises from hammers and such. Now, these are all hazards in woodworking. John has lost the tippy tip of many of his fingers and even … Read more