Online Tools To Help Lose Those Extra Pounds

Online Weight loss tools

We’re more than half way through January and the will to keep those New Year’s Resolutions gets harder and harder to keep up. One of my resolutions is pretty typical. I want to lose some weight. I’d like to lose about 10 pounds. And those 10 pounds are hard to say goodbye too.…

Celebrating 25 Years Together

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I’ve been married longer than I haven’t been. In fact, I’ve been married a quarter of a century. That makes me feel old…but what a milestone! In celebration of this special time, my husband and I set off for a two-week 25th anniversary trip that helped us reconnect and appreciate the years we’ve shared.…

Tissue Paper Valentine Crafts

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Lots of Love Valentine Crafts   Valentine’s Day is starting to creep into our minds. Our thoughts are turning to Valentine’s parties and decorations. Our mouths are watering over thoughts of chocolates and candy hearts. I’m steering my thoughts toward tissue paper Valentine crafts. I love working with paper, especially tissue paper.…

Decorative Box in Chalky Finish Paint

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~An Old Box Gets a New Look~   Recently, I had the pleasure of receiving some of DecoArt’s new Americana Chalky Finish Paint in a variety of colors and of course, I got to work transforming whatever I could get my hands on! One of my first projects was this decorative box.…

Coffee Tables…They’re Not Just For Coffee Any More

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 ~Helpful Hints for Decorating Coffee Tables~   Today I received a request from a reader, and friend, asking for a post about decorating coffee tables. So I jumped into high gear and “shopped” my house. Helpful hint #1 ~ Go throughout your house and look around.  I guarantee that you will spot something and see it in a new light!…

Black & White Striped Planters

Black & White Planters

~DIY Stripes~   Don’t you just love when you complete a project and then fall in love with it?!?!? Unfortunately, that doesn’t always happen. Some projects just do not work out the way we plan. Luckily, this one did! I have fallen in love with my new black and white striped planters!…

DIY Painted Glass Dishes

DIY Painted Glass Dishes

  ~Add Some Style to a Plain Glass Bowl~   Do you remember a few weeks ago when I organized my jewelry? I used some adorable small glass dishes to separate my earrings, rings and bracelets.   The organization system is working wonderfully. Everything has its place and my jewelry is nice and neat.…

The Best DIY of 2014 on the Blog

Best of 2014

In a few hours it will be 2015! I can’t believe another year has come and gone. The older I get, the faster it seems fly by… But before the ball drops and the confetti flies, I’d like to take a moment and reflect on my year in blogging. …

Twirl & Take a Bow Party-The Last One

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Let me start by saying how much I’ve enjoyed the Twirl & Take a Bow Party each week. I always love checking out the new projects and amazing talent that you guys so graciously share! But, unfortunately, this week’s party will be the last one. It’s just gotten a little harder to keep it going.…

Jewelry Holder Extraordinaire

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Get Updated When House on the Way Has A New Post. Subscribe by email.   My daughter is like most women…a lot of jewelry and no place to put it! Necklaces overflowing. Earrings everywhere. Glass jars full of bracelets. (Never mind that she probably has 2 or 3 jewelry boxes stuffed somewhere.) After some serious thought, this is what I came up with……