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Hello and Happy Saturday from Maine! I was able to snap these photos of a family of four deer passing through our backyard yesterday before the big storm wiped out all the snow. Deer on Christmas morning, what a wonderful surprise!  On the to-do...

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  Hello and Happy Saturday from Maine! I was able to snap these photos of a family of four deer passing through our backyard yesterday before the big storm wiped out all the snow. Deer on Christmas morning, what a wonderful surprise!  On the to-do list for today: Smile. Because the HH got all the tile laid in the entryway. 🙂  Paint the baseboard trim in the family room.  Bundle up wool the wool I dyed this morning. Pack up orders and ship them out.  Make a giant plate of asparagus for dinner {and maybe some salmon too?} Take a...

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Had someone told me back in March that we would be spending Christmas on the front porch of David and Michelle's place, frankly, I would not have believed them

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  Those were the days when the pandemic was in its infancy, at least to our knowledge. In our instant gratification society, what can't be solved quickly? As we are continuing to learn, Covid-19 has turned the world upside down, an has been anything but a quick fix. Florida, with our large retirement population, has now had, more than 21,000 deaths to date. Heck the United States has lost 332,000 folks to this deadly virus. Imagine those astounding numbers for a moment.....291,000 American lives were lost in battle in WW11, so less than what has happened in the last nine...

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How To Turn An Old Dresser Into An Adorable Bench For Your Entryway

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If you have an entryway that gets its share of mud and grime, an old or unwanted dresser, some experience using tools and a bit of time on your hands, you can create a bench that looks like a custom piece of furniture. That’s because, for all intents and purposes, it is! A creative and obviously handy guy posted a video on a YouTube channel called “kooler,” which is appropriate because this upcycle is cooler than any furniture repurposing project we’ve come up with. In the video, he partially dismantles an old, six-drawer dresser that has definitely seen better days....

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Best and Coolest 23 Shoe Rack Storage Benches in 2020

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  Festnight Wooden Shoe Rack Entryway Storage Bench Organizer with Drawer Brown - Crafted used sturdy and solid wood for long-lasting durability with a washable cushion. 2 classic wooden slatted shelves provide storage for shoes and other small outdoor items. Multi functional rectangular furniture adds style and support to any room of the home. Convenient bench seating with a thick foam-filled seat provides a comfortable place to rest. 2 pull-out drawers make even more storage possible and keep things close but tucked away.   Lookvv Shoe Rack Bench, Bamboo Storage Organizer Shoe Bench Shelf Rack for Entryway,Bathroom,Living Room,Corridor (28×11×18inch) - Bamboo shoe...

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Available to preorder for $99, the futuristic pod features on-board Wi-Fi and solar power for a plush, off-grid experience.

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Going outdoors once meant you were getting away from it all. In our current reality, however, it might just entail taking a much-needed break from the confines of home. To that end, prefab startup Jupe has revealed a new, flat-pack shelter that provides a place to go without having to fully let go. "Experiencing the natural wonders of the world shouldn’t mean being forced to disconnect while staying in a less-than-inspirational living space," says Jeff Wilson, the cofounder and CEO of Jupe. Wilson drew inspiration for the shelters from 2001: A Space Odyssey,  collaborating with boutique hotelier Liz Lambert to channel a...

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