Enchanted Mommy

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How to Paint and Antique your Kitchen Cabinets

My parents had an accidental house fire recently sparked from their fire place that spread through their living room last fall.  Although the fire damage was minimal, the smoke damage was terrible.  They had to get their entire house scrubbed from top to bottom and repainted. During this cleaning process their kitchen cabinets were damaged. […]

The Best Spaghetti Squash Ever!!!

Summer time means eating lots of different fruits and vegetables.  I LOVE eating spaghetti squash and have been trying all the different ways to eat it. This is my all time favorite way to eat spaghetti squash!  Sooooooo  yummy!  Everything tastes better with bacon! Ha! INGREDIENTS: Large spaghetti squash Bacon (cooked and crumbled) Fresh basil […]

DIY: Easiest Way to Paint Stripes!

I had been wanting to do a striped room for a while, but was too intimated.  My sister-in-law did her nursery in stripes and it finally motivated me enough to give it a try.  It was surprisingly easier than I thought it would be. Looks great right! Supplies Needed: Latex paint Roller/paint brush Painter’s tape […]

Butternut Squash Brisket Chili

I have this favorite brisket recipe I love making.  The problem is, it always leaves us with a ton of left overs!  I often like to make it when I am cooking dinner for a new neighbor or a friend who just had a baby.  It easily feeds two families. This time I tried something […]

Bumbo Chair Recall Updates

A recent stop at my local thrift store scored me a brand new looking baby bumbo seat for $3.  I am stoked! The bumbo seat retails for $40 to $45 and $50 if you buy one with the attachable tray.  Clearly the Salvation Army had no idea what this bumbo chair was or they would […]

Easter Basket Cake!

I saw this cake Allrecipes magazine.  Its pretty cute and easy to make.  I had some out of town company come for a few days so I made this for dessert for everyone.  The kids loved the M&M’s on it. I used M&M’s on the sides (took 1.5 bags), marshmallow easter candy on the top, and […]

Refinished Antiqued Night Stand

This was a really fun project!  It was one of my first pieces to refinish when we moved to Florida.  I recommend starting with something small to work on for your first project. This is my Mother-In-Laws 30plus year old night stand.  They gave it to us several years ago with a matching armoire.  It […]

Monkey Birthday Cake!

I recently made this monkey cake for a special 2 year old in my life.  She loves monkey’s and is constantly singing “No More Monkey’s Jumping On the Bed.”  It was pretty time consuming making all the stars for the fur, but it turned out awesome! I researched lots of different monkey cakes, but in […]

Good Will Steals for DIY projects!

We have a really nice Good Will thrift store near us.  I can usually stop by and find some treasures for really good prices!  I recently found a sturdy desk for $5 and a queen size head board for $5 also.Nice and sturdy desk, but needs a little work!     The desk is very […]

ABC’s 25 Days of Christmas shows!

Yeah, it’s Christmas time!  I love all the fun Christmas shows on TV this time of year.  They always get us in the mood for Christmas!  Watching How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Charlie Brown’s Christmas, and Polar Express together at Christmas time has become a family tradition for us. I thought I would post ABC’s […]