The old school Magnavox Stereo (a work in progress)

Hi my name is Natalie and I love vinyl!   I love the crackling, deep, soul pulling sound of a good record.   It also reminds me of my youth when I would spend hours listening to stories and nursery   Read More »

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 »