I love chalk paint!!!!

For some time I have had all these grandiose ideas about painting furniture. I’ve Spray painted with cans and machine sprayed and had pretty good luck but also some challenges.   Then a good friend of mine introduced me to   Read More »

Big girl turns 2!!!

I don’t think I have SMAD, I just really enjoy flexing my artistic muscle.  After all it isn’t really art and I really have no special skill except to copy and modify with the best of them.   Birtthdays like   Read More »

Back to School… FOR ALL OF US

Phew!   This post is LATE LATE LATE because that is how I feel constantly!  LATE ALL THE TIME…and STRESSED!  My baby boy started school this year on August 10th.   KINDERGARTEN!   And as a german descendant all children   Read More »


I have never been able to master a great roast.  If the texture is right it isn’t seasoned right….if it is too tough the seasoning is good.  Arrrgg I hate roast. My mama makes the best roast from standing rib   Read More »

Weekend Collett Style

I’m sure we are no different than most families who look forward to the weekends.   It’s the time of the week where we can accomplish tasks and have fun doing it, a time where we can start a little   Read More »