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Cricut Welcome Sign Made With Old Weathered Wood

I was walking my dog the other day and someone had thrown out this old board. I looked at it and immediately knew I wanted to make something from it. I walked on past planning on picking it up on the way back then quickly decided to turn around and get it, thinking someone else… Continue reading Cricut Welcome Sign Made With Old Weathered Wood

Lake Life · Photos · Thrifting

Vacation Goes Way Too Fast

We’ve been on vacation for a couple of weeks and it’s sadly coming to an end. We’ve spent the time at our house at the lake in Northern Michigan and it has been wonderful. We have had wonderful weather and enjoyed great outdoors. At the beginning of our vacation, we took my grandsons to Dinosaur… Continue reading Vacation Goes Way Too Fast

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Lake House Boardwalk Dock Landscape

We have had so much rain and our lake water is so high! We got a new dock and I was looking at the old dock and suggested to my hubby that we make a boardwalk over the beach area that is covered with water out of the old dock. It turned out great! Here… Continue reading Lake House Boardwalk Dock Landscape

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Hummingbird Pictures Beginner Photography Canon 6D

I’m on vacation right now and I love taking pictures. I’ve been practicing taking pictures of hummingbirds and boy is it challenging! I have a canon 6D and I still have a lot to learn, but it sure is fun! Here are a few pictures of hummingbirds I caught. I have spent hours and only… Continue reading Hummingbird Pictures Beginner Photography Canon 6D

Dinner · Recipes

Deep Fried Fresh Walleye Fish

It is Walleye Season in Michigan. Fishermen come from all over to fish for some of the best. We have caught many Walleye in the Detroit River and Lake Erie. Here is a picture of my husband and one of the Walleye he caught. Good times! Here is my fish recipe. It is great for… Continue reading Deep Fried Fresh Walleye Fish

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Vintage Queen Ann End Table Makeover Chalk Paint Furniture Restoration

I spent the day painting this beautiful vintage Queen Ann side table. It came out way better then I expected! This piece is going in our Master Bedroom at the lake. I got this piece and a matching Highboy Chest from a friend. I’ll be painting the Highboy next. This was how it looked when… Continue reading Vintage Queen Ann End Table Makeover Chalk Paint Furniture Restoration

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Shabby Chic Vintage Window Farmhouse Decor

I love old windows! I have made several different home decor items with some that I have collected. I’ve had this old window in my collection for sometime now. I decided to use it in my guest room at our lake house. Since we are in a “stay at home” order because of the corona… Continue reading Shabby Chic Vintage Window Farmhouse Decor

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Dollar Tree Diy Rope Tray Craft

We are in quarantine! Our state has called a Shelter in Place. We’re fighting the Corona Virus. Our household is thankfully ok. I hope whoever is reading this is doing well also. Hopefully we beat this global pandemic soon and it will be a thing of the past. I needed something to take my mind… Continue reading Dollar Tree Diy Rope Tray Craft

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Decorating Our Lake House on a Thrifty Budget: The Laundry Room

We have been slowly decorating our dream lake house room by room. The house was already beautiful and move in ready but I just want to put my own touches in each room. This will be our place to retire in a few years so it is a work in progress. You can read my… Continue reading Decorating Our Lake House on a Thrifty Budget: The Laundry Room

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Dollar Tree Faux Wood Blocks Made From Foam Dice Farmhouse Rustic

Here is my take on the faux wood letter blocks. I see a lot of these with the word “HOME” or “LOVE” and I wanted to make one with the word “LAKE” since we have a place on the lake. I used the foam blocks from Dollar Tree, painted them with Waverly chalk paint in… Continue reading Dollar Tree Faux Wood Blocks Made From Foam Dice Farmhouse Rustic