A YouTube Tour of My Farmhouse Kitchen


I’m happy to announce the launch of my YouTube channel!

For my first video, I’m taking you into the heart of our home,

the farmhouse kitchen.

This is the prep and cooking area.


This is the area where the plates, bowl and drinking glasses are stored.

The big farmhouse sink makes for easy dish clean up,

if there ever was such a thing.

This is what it looked like during the winter/Christmas season.


In my video kitchen tour, I’ll give you a glimpse into my world of Milk Glass.

I have more room tours in the works, some DIY projects and some recipes so make sure to SUBSCRIBE

to my channel so you won’t miss one!


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Colanders Make the Best Planters






There’s just something about an old colander that I can’t resist.

I just have to grab it and plant something in it.




They add a bit of rustic vibe to your space, come with drain holes and are very inexpensive when you buy them at thrift stores,

heck, you might even have one in your kitchen cabinet that’s seen better days.




If they are rusty and corroded, even better.

This succulent has been going nuts with its shoots sprouting everywhere since the day I brought it home.

It is enjoying it’s colander home.


Strawberries in hanging colanders make the cutest decor.

Have you tried it?

Watch my video and see how I hang my colanders.


They add so much more interest than a plain old planter don’t you think?

My Patio Table Centerpiece




The weather has been absolutely gorgeous in Phoenix so I’ve been popping

into any Goodwill I pass by to grab some planters for my yard.

Rock Planter

I found this “rock” planter for $3.99 and it set the stage for a rustic centerpiece on the patio table.


I set it on a piece of barn wood and it all took off from there.




This blue and white decorative ball


and this tea cup caught my eye at Goodwill too.


I love these succulents, especially in the desert heat, they are perfect and hassle free.

Cheap and easy gardening,

my kind of game.


Athletic shorts…Score!!!

Clothes for my family, I thrift that too! 
Athletic Short...Score!
My 11-year-old hockey player loves these Nike Dri Fit shorts, they’re perfect for off ice training.
 I love the price ($5.59 with Goodwill coupon) and their near new condition.
At the rate he’s growing they’ll fit him for a day or two.  
It seems like they really do grow like weeds, but with the price I paid, he’s sure to get his cost per use on these comfy shorts! 


Playing in dirt.

It’s an absolutely beautiful day to spend outdoors in Arizona.TeaCup
 I planted this impatien in a cute little tea cup from Goodwill to freshen up the succulents display on the outdoor patio table.
After a couple of days I’ll move the little plant over with the rest of the family, who are looking pretty in planters around the yard, 

because it won’t live very long in the cup, but for now, it adds a pretty punch to the table decor.


Canadian Handcrafted

One reason I love to thrift is because everything has a story, especially vintage items.I feel the same way about handcrafted items.
These tables, made from French wine barrels, arrived today for my husband’s golf/office room.
They we’re made by our Canadian family friend and will stand the test of time. 

(Curtains, rugs, accessories and more photos coming soon.)