Flea market project idea (before & after pictures). How to upcycle an old piece of furniture into something beautiful to flip or keep.
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I came across an article for an easy chalk paint recipe that was the perfect blend of ingredients, which means not too chalky but chalky enough to do its job, no more sanding or priming required.
Sign me up for all things garage sales, flea markets, and thrift stores. Our home is filled with great finds, many coming from my husband’s Grandma Lil. Although now retired from her garage sale days, she was a true master in her day. Her collection of treasures grew to be extensive and she would often invite us over to “shop” her great finds. Lucky for me! I’ve learned from the best how to spot a good deal and I’d love to share the tips and tricks I’ve picked up along the way.
Pumpkin Pie. A family favourite thanks to grandma’s talent in the kitchen and my grandpa’s creative solution in transporting goods to market…goods being the pies and market being us, his family. This creative solution consisted of a five gallon bucket and a stack of wooden circles spaced accordingly to allow each pie to sit on it’s own without getting crushed from the pie above. It was the pie pail and it quickly became a staple at our family dinners.
It’s nice to know what’s in the cleaning products we use, including laundry detergent. Learn how easy it is to make your own homemade laundry detergent. This large batch recipe lasts our family 6 months.