Monthly Archives: October 2015

Peanut Butter and Cockroach Pie

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Ewww!  Dan the Man and I are going to visit our Arkansas grandkids tomorrow, and I just couldn’t resist giving Princess M and Mr. Teen a Halloween gift of this delicious peanut butter pie!  Read the rest of this entry

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Cork Ball

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You’ve probably seen a million of these cork balls on the Internet — my post will be different from the others only in the lessons I learned along the way.  Saving the corks was the easy part!  I also bought a green Styrofoam ball (probably 6″ in diameter).  I used brown craft paint to cover the Styrofoam.  I only used one coat — it wasn’t a great job — but my intent was to eliminate some of the green from the original ball’s color.  Mission accomplished. Read the rest of this entry

Trio of Pumpkins

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When Robert’s and Amanda’s house was in the early days of construction, I snagged three pieces of scrap 2×4’s.  The pieces stair-stepped, with the tallest one about 2-1/2 feet.  I finally got around to fulfilling my plans for them — a trio of pumpkins for their front porch.  The project was super simple. Read the rest of this entry