Midland, Texas, Here I Come! (Plus a Giveaway!!!)

I recently had the chance to visit Midland, Texas, for the first time! My thoughts were oil rigs and tumbleweeds!! What I found was a charming town with friendly people and a taste of West Texas culture!! Flying there because it's about an 8-hour drive from Houston, I snapped a few pics from the plane to show you just how flat Midland is... and boy, is it ever!!! There were also oil wells everywhere, which made Midland live up to its rap as an oil boomtown. Source By 1950, 215 oil ...

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How To Pick The Most Luxurious Towels on a Budget!!

You know how one thing leads to another when redoing your home and the little things sometimes make the biggest difference?? That little thing for me was towels -- bath towels, bath mats, kitchen towels, cleaning towels. Some hand-me-downs from one's grandmother are worth keeping, as are some wedding gifts, but looking at how old some of my towels were (I’ve been married 28 years), I decided in this instance my very worn heirlooms should all be demoted to car washing and cleaning ...

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A Mother’s Love

I hope each of you will have a wonderful Mother's Day week!! We have still been having trouble with the blog sending out, so if you haven't been getting the articles, hang in there and go back and read the last several posts--SOME GREAT PROJECTS!!!  I thought about doing this year's holiday blog on gifts and recipes, but realized most of you are Mothers yourselves and are, hopefully,  busy being treated on this special day! Instead, I am sharing with you a cherished family photo, some sweet ...

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