I mentioned our Farmhouse Master Bathroom and closet in the Farmhouse Master Bedroom Tour post. And here we are! It is a small space, but that's the way we like it. I love having less to clean. And I'm truly not a big fan of the double sink. No offense to you if you like that sort of thing, but, to be perfectly honest, I don't want another person in the bathroom with me when I'm in there. I mean, ew. The bathroom is a private room, in my … [Read more...] about Farmhouse Master Bathroom
Is it time? For us, there was no amount of cleaning or touching up that could get rid of the marks, dings, and smears. Read on to learn how to easily paint kitchen cabinets. For your reference, our cabinet frames and doors are solid wood. If yours are made from a different material, such as laminate, you will need to research the appropriate type of finish. Start With a Clean Slate First things first - clean them! You don't need to get all fancy. Just grab a bottle of spray cleaner and … [Read more...] about How to Easily Paint Kitchen Cabinets
A typical day in the January winter garden here looks like this: Yes, that's it. Snow everywhere. In fact, when our dog goes outside, little snowballs stick to his legs. I have to use a warm washcloth to individually melt the snowballs so he won't be in pain or freeze. But he loves being out in the snow in spite of that uncomfortable inconvenience. It is a pretty sight, the snow. Really it is. Especially when you're indoors in the warmth looking out the window. Or … [Read more...] about January Winter Garden Tour|Winter Gardening in a Cold Climate
Greetings! Welcome to my first post in a new series I'm calling, "Ask Auntie Wendy." Today's topic is, “What is a spatula?” Perhaps this is a burning question that keeps you lying awake at night. Maybe you'd just like to know what the proper names of your kitchen tools are. (Or not.) Well? What, actually, IS a spatula, you ask? I, Auntie Wendy, started doing my research on the origins of the word, "spatula," and ended up at a few dead ends. Some led me to … [Read more...] about What is a SPATULA?
Welcome to our Farmhouse Master Bedroom Tour! It is a humble, calming, minimalist-inspired space where we can relax and rest. Our little haven. Looking back in time, this room was the one we called, the "Parlor." Off to one side was a door that led to a laundry room. Within the Parlor was a queen-sized futon, a daybed, a folded cot(which doubled as an ottoman), and a television set with an assortment of movies in a cabinet. The Parlor also doubled as a guest room. When … [Read more...] about Farmhouse Master Bedroom Tour