Category Archives: Projects

My Newest Venture: SouthBySouthGems


I’ve taken a break from blogging lately, less because I stopped doing recipes or crafts and more because it became more difficult to find time to take pictures and document my new recipes and crafts while running around after the … Continue reading

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Giving Nail Polish Jewelry a Shot


I kept seeing these pins on Pinterest proclaiming the easy awesomeness of nail polish jewelry, but I didn’t need any pretty, shiny things, so I passed them on by.  Then I realized that, okay, I don’t need pretty, shiny things, but … Continue reading

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Christmas Craft Ideas


We’re looking to dial back a little bit this year for Christmas, especially since we have two friends having babies who need baby shower presents, but I still want to be able to give some great gifts.  As a result, … Continue reading

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Renovation Delays


For all my bluster about a month ago about all the improvements I was going to bang out on the house, I have made practically no progress.  It’s embarrassing — no mirrors or cabinet doors in the bathrooms, stuff strewn … Continue reading

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Renovations: Stripping Down the Bathrooms


Heaven help me, but I looked at Pinterest a while back and saw something I liked.  Then I decided that maybe it would help us sell the house (or help me like our bathrooms better), so I would give it … Continue reading

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Beginning the Renovations: Guest Room Bookshelf


We hope to put the house on the market in a month or so, not because we don’t like it, but in hopes of getting closer to town and into a better school district for the Munchkin.  Nothing against the … Continue reading

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Gardening to Eat


I finally got around to doing something about the horrible landscaping along the front of our house this weekend.  Although I wanted to dig everything up and start from scratch with good soil instead of the rocky clay crap we … Continue reading

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The almost-finished guest room


At long last, I’ve nearly completed the guest room!  It’s certainly stay-in-able and has been for a while, but I’ve only recently gotten it truly in order, with Southern Honey’s assistance.  I still have one project to finish — the … Continue reading

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Resolutions


I’ve been working lately on setting goals and following through on them. As a result, I’ve gotten up early five out of the last eight work days and worked out.  Two of the other three days, I had to be … Continue reading

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