Okay, Laundry Room – It Is On!

  Here is the thing with laundry.  Even when your done, unless you are naked, you are not done. You are never done. There is always laundry to be done.  I have been known to threaten my family with requiring them to wear whatever they … [Read more...]



  Hello sweet friends!  We are still quite busy in the sugar house - the sap is a'runnin'! Just dropping in for a quick sharing of what I have found of interest around the internet this week. … [Read more...]


DIY Furniture Projects

When I first started blogging, my plan was to share about decorating ideas.  As time went on, I found myself inspired more and more by other bloggers who were doing DIY projects.  My perspective changed and I began looking at things in a whole new … [Read more...]


Home Office Organizing and Decorating

  A few weeks ago I shared my thoughts on balance.  Actually, to be more accurate, I shared how I believe that balance is a myth.   We spend so much time trying to do all things well, all at the same time and it usually ends up in failure.  … [Read more...]


Making Maple Syrup – The Sugar House

  Today, all four of us are in the sugar house.  I am on my computer, taking breaks to stoke the fire and watch the syrup coming off.  Dana is a jack of all trades and is filtering the syrup, canning the finished product and labeling … [Read more...]



Hello sweet friends, I hope this Saturday finds you well.  We have a sugaring filled weekend planned but I thought I would start my day sharing some things that I found on the web this week that are interesting. There is nothing I love more than a … [Read more...]


Spring Mantel Decorating

  Phew. The last few weeks have been so crazy rushed and busy.  Now that my daughter’s play  is over, time has opened up some.  However, most of the time has been consumed by a Sap Tsunami!  The sap didn’t run, didn’t run, and now – it is … [Read more...]


Under The Sea

  If you are wondering where I am for the week, I have been swimming under the sea with my girl in her middle school performance of The Little Mermaid, Jr. and her role as Flounder. … [Read more...]


Making Maple Syrup – The Pump House

  Truthfully, today’s post was suppose to be all about sharing a beautiful day at our home and our sugar house.  There were to be pictures of our friends and family celebrating the launch of our new business, and learning what making maple … [Read more...]


Catch The Light

  I almost called this post “Mermaids in the Snow”.  The irony of being knee deep in starfish, seashells and lots and lots of glitter while the snow is once again falling heavy from the sky does not escape me.  I am sipping hot tea in between … [Read more...]


Thoughts on Balance

  Life has been a bit crazy.  A bit hectic.  A bit frustrating even. I feel like the house is always a mess.  I feel like I am never caught up and the refrigerator is empty of anything decent at all times. The world of blogging creates … [Read more...]


Making Maple Syrup – Tapping The Trees

It is hard to believe that we are already in our second season of making our Finding Home maple syrup.  Last week, the time finally came to tap the trees.  The season is pretty late, by about two weeks, because the weather has just been so cold.  We … [Read more...]


Painted Canvas: Mod Podge Photo Transfer

Since so many of us our facing cold and snowy weather, I thought I might share one of my favorite projects from the past that are perfect for a day at home... Our place, as a family – is Long Beach Island in NJ.  There is just something about being … [Read more...]


Desk Organization with Lucite Trays

  Truth time.  I have been feeling quite overwhelmed lately. I have several long to-do lists in multiple areas of work and life that it has almost left me paralyzed.   Which leads to feeling more overwhelmed because I am getting nothing … [Read more...]


A Valentine Message

  Not much has changed here in the Northeast. It is still really cold. There is still a lot of snow on the ground. But, we can just make out the slightest aroma of sugaring season on the horizon.  A little bit of sun each day gives … [Read more...]


Repurposed Galvanized Side Table

  I have been wanting to replace the side table in our family room for a while now.   It was slowly starting to warp and the planks were separating, so it was time for a change.  I kept looking through catalogs and seeing what was out there.  … [Read more...]