Autumn in Pastels: Collected and Handmade Home Tour

Happy Thursday, Friends and welcome to the Bloggers Best Fall Home Tour hosted by sweet Kelly at The Tattered Pew! Since I've had the pleasure of joining this talented group through several years, I try to mix things up a bit each season. This autumn I'm highlighting my handmade decor and vintage collections in soft shades of pastels...

fall home tour in pastels

Vintage Charm Party #356


Welcome to Vintage Charm Party #356!

My Thrift Store Addiction Vintage Charm party


We invite you to share your vintage experiences--whether it’s your latest finds, crafts, or DIYs, we’d love to hear about it. Link up your furniture flips, roadside finds, repurposed projects, collections, home decor and more!

Homemade Refrigerator Dill Pickles

Happy Monday, Friends! Today I'm sharing a tasty recipe you can whip up in no time--no canning required! In fact, I promise these refrigerator pickles are so crisp and delicious, you'll never want store-bought again...

homemade refrigerator dill pickle recipe

Vintage Charm Party #355


Welcome to Vintage Charm Party #355!

My Thrift Store Addiction Vintage Charm party


We invite you to share your vintage experiences--whether it’s your latest finds, crafts, or DIYs, we’d love to hear about it. Link up your furniture flips, roadside finds, repurposed projects, collections, home decor and more!

Antique Browsing in Comfort Texas

Happy Monday, Friends! Last month Dear Firstborn came to visit from Colorado. Throughout the week, we celebrated her birthday and of course, we went to several thrift stores. We also took the short drive to Comfort for some antique browsing...

antique shopping in Comfort Texas

Dressed Up Dollar Store Pumpkin Place Cards

Hi there, Friends! It's time for another Creative Craft blog hop hosted by Sara at Birdz of a Feather! Have you ever passed on otherwise pretty decor because of a less-than-desirable detail? Today I'll show you how to "dress up" dollar store pumpkins to create pretty personalized place cards...

dollar store pumpkin place cards

Vintage Charm Party #354


Welcome to Vintage Charm Party #354!

My Thrift Store Addiction Vintage Charm party


We invite you to share your vintage experiences--whether it’s your latest finds, crafts, or DIYs, we’d love to hear about it. Link up your furniture flips, roadside finds, repurposed projects, collections, home decor and more!

Country Sampler September Feature

Happy Monday, Friends! It's always an honor to have one of my blog posts featured in a magazine. Over the years, I've had the pleasure of being featured in several of Country Sampler's issues and today I'm sharing my latest with you...

September Country Sampler feature

Vintage Charm Party #353 and August Feature of the Month


Welcome to Vintage Charm Party #353 and the August Feature of the Month!

My Thrift Store Addiction Vintage Charm party


We invite you to share your vintage experiences--whether it’s your latest finds, crafts, or DIYs, we’d love to hear about it. Link up your furniture flips, roadside finds, repurposed projects, collections, home decor and more!

Simply Elegant Velvet Pumpkin Fall Tablescape

Happy Tuesday, Friends! I'm delighted to be joining my talented tablescaping friends for the Welcome Fall Tablescape blog hop. Today I'm sharing a simple table featuring elegant velvet pumpkins...

elegant velvet pumpkin tablescape

Thrifting with Dear Firstborn: Friday's Find #381

Thank God it's thrifty Friday, Friends!  Last week I was blessed to have Dear Firstborn visiting from Colorado. Of course, we visited several thrift stores while she was here! Between the two of us, we scored everything from jewelry to a small appliance, including this beautiful cameo necklace...

thrift store finds

Vintage Charm Party #352


Welcome to Vintage Charm Party #352!

My Thrift Store Addiction Vintage Charm party


We invite you to share your vintage experiences--whether it’s your latest finds, crafts, or DIYs, we’d love to hear about it. Link up your furniture flips, roadside finds, repurposed projects, collections, home decor and more!

Velvet Pumpkins and Milk Glass Autumn Mantel

Happy Monday, Friends! When do you decorate for fall? It's been a long, hot summer in Texas. Today I'm sharing my first autumnal accents with a seasonal mantel featuring handmade velvet pumpkins and vintage milk glass...

fall mantel featuring velvet pumpkins

Vintage Charm Party #351


Welcome to Vintage Charm Party #351!

My Thrift Store Addiction Vintage Charm party


We invite you to share your vintage experiences--whether it’s your latest finds, crafts, or DIYs, we’d love to hear about it. Link up your furniture flips, roadside finds, repurposed projects, collections, home decor and more!

Flavorful Lemon Cilantro Couscous

Happy Monday, Friends! Have you ever tried couscous? After cooking it for the first time last month, I've made it several times! It may surprise you that unlike risotto, it only takes about 15 minutes to prepare and it's very tasty...

lemon cilantro couscous recipe

DIY Framed Pressed Leaf Art

Hi there, Friends! It's time for this month's Creative Craft blog hop hosted by Sara at Birdz of a Feather. Today I'm sharing DIY art I crafted from leaves I gathered while visiting my girls in Colorado last fall. It's a lovely way to preserve natural beauty and it's FREE...

Pressed leaf art

Vintage Charm Party #350


Welcome to Vintage Charm Party #350!

My Thrift Store Addiction Vintage Charm party


We invite you to share your vintage experiences--whether it’s your latest finds, crafts, or DIYs, we’d love to hear about it. Link up your furniture flips, roadside finds, repurposed projects, collections, home decor and more!

A Beginner's Guide to Hydroponic Gardening

Happy Monday, Friends! Have you heard of hydroponic gardening? Simply put, this method allows you to grow plants--even fruits and veggies--without soil right from the convenience of your countertop! Today, I'll show you how easy it is to set up and grow an indoor hydroponic garden...

hydroponic gardening for beginners
Hydroponic garden progress: Red Sails heirloom lettuce 20 days after planting! 

Vintage Charm Party #349


Welcome to Vintage Charm Party #349!

My Thrift Store Addiction Vintage Charm party


We invite you to share your vintage experiences--whether it’s your latest finds, crafts, or DIYs, we’d love to hear about it. Link up your furniture flips, roadside finds, repurposed projects, collections, home decor and more!

15 Minute Polished Copper

Happy Monday, Friends! Do you have a favorite copper polishing tip? Today I'm sharing some thrifted copper pieces that I finally got around to polishing. I'll show you the before and after plus what I used to achieve the results in less than 15 minutes...

15 minute polished copper

Celebrating Color Feature Friday

Happy Friday, Friends! Today I'm celebrating gorgeous colorful posts that caught my eye from vibrant eye-popping hues to soft pastels. Enjoy and please remember to click the link to pin from the original source...

My Thrift Store Addiction Feature Friday

Vintage Charm Party #348 and July Feature of the Month


Welcome to Vintage Charm Party #348 and the July Feature of the Month!

My Thrift Store Addiction Vintage Charm party


We invite you to share your vintage experiences--whether it’s your latest finds, crafts, or DIYs, we’d love to hear about it. Link up your furniture flips, roadside finds, repurposed projects, collections, home decor and more!

Caprese Tortellini Salad

Happy Monday, Friends! Can you believe it's August already? Since it's still hot, hot, hot, here in Texas , I love making salads for dinner. This delicious caprese tortellini really hits the spot and it's super quick and easy to prepare...

Caprese tortellini salad

Prime Day Purchases: Friday's Find #380

Thank God it's thrifty Friday, Friends! Did you shop Amazon's Prime Day sale? Next to Black Friday sales--and of course, thrift stores--it's my biggest shopping splurge of the year because of the bargains that can be scored. Today I'm sharing my purchases...

Prime Day purchase savings

Vintage Charm Party #347


Welcome to Vintage Charm Party #347!

My Thrift Store Addiction Vintage Charm party


We invite you to share your vintage experiences--whether it’s your latest finds, crafts, or DIYs, we’d love to hear about it. Link up your furniture flips, roadside finds, repurposed projects, collections, home decor and more!

Upcycled Yard Sale Sign

Happy Monday, Friends! Y'all know I love a good yard sale upcycle and today I'm sharing how I transformed a sign I scored for $1 with a little paint and some dollar store decals from  my craft stash...

Upcycled yard sale sign

Retro Metal Lawn Chair Makeover

Happy Thursday, Friends! It's time for this month's Creative Craft blog hop hosted by Sara from Birdz of a Feather. Do you have any outdoor furniture that needs a little love? Today I'm sharing the much-needed makeover of a favorite retro lawn chair...
Retro lawn chair makeover

Vintage Charm Party #346



Welcome to Vintage Charm Party #346!

My Thrift Store Addiction Vintage Charm party


We invite you to share your vintage experiences--whether it’s your latest finds, crafts, or DIYs, we’d love to hear about it. Link up your furniture flips, roadside finds, repurposed projects, collections, home decor and more!

The Easy Way to Propagate Succulents

Happy Monday, Friends! It will be a long, hot summer here in Texas. Since succulents thrive in full sun, I recently propagated several offshoots from an existing plant in a few easy steps...

how to propagate succulents

$1 Yard Sale Scores: Friday's Find #379

Thank God it's thrifty Friday, Friends! As I was driving home from a recent grocery pick up, this pair of colorful sunflower pillows at a nearby yard sale caught my eye from the street. I decided to take a quick look and was thrilled to score both for $1...

yard sale finds

Vintage Charm Party #345


Welcome to Vintage Charm Party #345!

My Thrift Store Addiction Vintage Charm party


We invite you to share your vintage experiences--whether it’s your latest finds, crafts, or DIYs, we’d love to hear about it. Link up your furniture flips, roadside finds, repurposed projects, collections, home decor and more!

15 Minute Broken China Plant Markers

Happy Monday, Friends! Although accidents happen, it can be so frustrating to accidentally break a lovely plate. Today I'm sharing a fun way to repurpose the broken pieces to use in your garden and you can create these plant markers in less than 15 minutes...

repurposed broken China plant markers

Vintage Charm Party #344 and June Feature of the Month


Welcome to Vintage Charm Party #344 and the June Feature of the Month!

My Thrift Store Addiction Vintage Charm party


We invite you to share your vintage experiences--whether it’s your latest finds, crafts, or DIYs, we’d love to hear about it. Link up your furniture flips, roadside finds, repurposed projects, collections, home decor and more!

Watermelon Frosé Cocktail

Happy Fourth of July! Want a refreshing cocktail you can whip up in minutes? I have really been enjoying watermelon during these hot, hot summer months. Today I'm sharing a simple watermelon frosé cocktail that you can make today or anytime this summer...

Watermelon frosé cocktail

7 Ways to Use a Thrift Store Basket: Fridays at Home

Thank God it's thrifty Friday, Friends! As I've shared before, I rarely pass on a good thrifty basket. Today I'm sharing 7 different ways I use them in my home...

repurposed thrift store baskets

Vintage Charm Party #343


Welcome to Vintage Charm Party #343!

My Thrift Store Addiction Vintage Charm party


We invite you to share your vintage experiences--whether it’s your latest finds, crafts, or DIYs, we’d love to hear about it. Link up your furniture flips, roadside finds, repurposed projects, collections, home decor and more!

Vine Covered Outdoor Light Upcycles

Hi there, Friends! Today I'm sharing not one, but two outdoor light upcycles featuring battery-operated LED lights. Check out this easy tutorial...

outdoor light upcycles

Vintage Charm Party #342


Welcome to Vintage Charm Party #342!

My Thrift Store Addiction Vintage Charm party


We invite you to share your vintage experiences--whether it’s your latest finds, crafts, or DIYs, we’d love to hear about it. Link up your furniture flips, roadside finds, repurposed projects, collections, home decor and more!

Welcome Home Saturday

Happy Saturday, Friends! I'm popping in today instead of Monday to join the gracious hosts of Welcome Home Saturday. Won't you join us for this weekend edition of home inspiration?

Welcome Home Saturday

Faded to Fabulous Garden Sign Refresh

Hi there, Friends! It's time for another Creative Craft blog hop hosted by Sara from Birdz of a Feather. I love using signs outdoors but they can take a beating from our scorching Texas sun! Today I'm sharing how to refresh a faded garden sign...

garden sign upcycle

Vintage Charm Party #341


Welcome to Vintage Charm Party #341!

My Thrift Store Addiction Vintage Charm party


We invite you to share your vintage experiences--whether it’s your latest finds, crafts, or DIYs, we’d love to hear about it. Link up your furniture flips, roadside finds, repurposed projects, collections, home decor and more!

Thrifty Ideas for Beautiful Summer Home Decor

Happy Tuesday, Friends! It's always a delight to join the Bloggers Best Summer Home Tour hosted by my sweet friend Kelly from The Tattered Pew. Each day this week, several bloggers will share their summer home inspiration. If you've have had it with inflation, check out these thrifty summer decor ideas...

Thrifty ideas for beautiful summer decor

Vintage Charm Party #340


Welcome to Vintage Charm Party #340!

My Thrift Store Addiction Vintage Charm party


We invite you to share your vintage experiences--whether it’s your latest finds, crafts, or DIYs, we’d love to hear about it. Link up your furniture flips, roadside finds, repurposed projects, collections, home decor and more!

Honeysuckle and Hydrangeas Summer Tablescape

Happy Tuesday, Friends! Welcome to the Summer Tablescape blog hop hosted by Rita from Panoply! Pull up a chair to my table where I am mixing a soothing pastel color palette with the bountiful summer blooms of honeysuckle and hydrangeas...

honeysuckle and hydrangeas summer tablescape

Coupon and Holiday Bargains: Friday's Find #378

Thank God it's thrifty Friday, Friends! Did you shop any Memorial Day sales? Today I'm sharing a few bargains I found over the holiday weekend, including some outdoor lights that I scored for only $2 after using my coupon...


White vinca

Vintage Charm #339 and May Feature of the Month



Welcome to Vintage Charm Party #339 and the May Feature of the Month!

My Thrift Store Addiction Vintage Charm party


We invite you to share your vintage experiences--whether it’s your latest finds, crafts, or DIYs, we’d love to hear about it. Link up your furniture flips, roadside finds, repurposed projects, collections, home decor and more!

Chocolate Chip Banana Oatmeal Pancakes

Happy Monday, Friends! Today I'm sharing a chocolate chip banana oatmeal pancake recipe using homemade oat flour. They're nutritious, filling, and will satisfy your craving for sweets...

chocolate chip banana oatmeal pancakes


Here's what you'll need: 

2 cups oatmeal 
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp cinnamon
2 mashed bananas
1 tsp vanilla
1 egg
1 cup chocolate chips
Whipped cream garnish

First: Grind 2 cups oatmeal into flour consistency, stir in baking powder and cinnamon. Next: Blend mashed bananas, egg, and vanilla. 

chocolate chip banana oatmeal pancakes

Then: Stir in dry ingredients until mixture is smooth. Last: Add chocolate chips, and cook on a hot buttered griddle. They are plenty sweet without syrup but I like to garnish them with whipped cream. Enjoy! 



My Thrift Store Addiction

chocolate chip banana oatmeal pancakes


My Thrift Store Addiction