Month: July 2012

Roasted Chicken/Frango Assado No Forno

Roasted Chicken/Frango Assado No Forno

I love recipes that I can just throw together and not fuss over. This chicken recipe is just that ! Ingredients:  One chicken cut into pieces (can also be done with just chicken breast or chicken thighs) 1 large onion 1 red pepper 2-3 cloves […]

No More Knotty Pine

No More Knotty Pine

Many of the furniture pieces I have from years ago are knotty pine. They have yellowed through the years and I am just not happy with the look anymore. This dresser was part of a set in my daughter’s room. Instead of sending it off […]

Grilled Cod

Grilled Cod

If you can fire up the grill you can make this meal.. Quick, easy and tasty. All you need is: Cod fish (previously soaked) olive oil garlic potatoes eggs fresh green beans sea salt       Peel and cut the potatoes in half, add salt […]

Box of Hydrangeas

Box of Hydrangeas

Another project completed…great to have a husband that’s a carpenter! I have been after him to build me a box that I could use to display my drying hydrangeas. I was inspired by a box I first saw on Pinterest that Thrifty Decor Chick  built […]

Chalk Paint…not only for furniture/Framed flowers

Chalk Paint…not only for furniture/Framed flowers

I have been busy decorating the Farm house and that means many DIY projects. It is a large house and art is expensive so I will have to be creative in order to decorate all those walls. I have been inspired by framed flowers I […]

Another Lamp gets a facelift

Another Lamp gets a facelift

I’ve had two of these black lamps for a few years now. They just don’t seem to go with my home anymore and I have never liked the lamp shades. Since my obsession with chalk paint continues, I decided to try it on these lamps. […]