Enchanted Mommy

All entries posted by Jamie

How to Remove Paint from Brick

So I had a major accident in the driveway after one of my painting projects.  Danny was out of town and I was trying to finish a project in the garage during random snippets of time that I could occupy the kiddos elsewhere.  Of course I was rushing… I spilled a big puddle of oil based primer […]

Handprint Stepping Stone

My mom has been making some adjustments to her garden lately.  She asked us to make a hand or foot print stepping stone for each of her grandchildren to put in her garden. These turned out so cute that I had to post about them!  They are relatively simple to make and are really sturdy. […]

Hiccup Costume DIY: How to Train Your Dragon Costume

One of our boys favorite dragon movies and book series is How to Train Your Dragon!  Our oldest wanted to be Hiccup for Halloween but the costumes on Amazon for Hiccup were expensive and just didn’t seem to match the character.  So, I sought out to create our very own DIY Hiccup Costume! Casey’s teacher […]

Yummy Brownie S’mores Tifle

I love trifle!  It is elegant to look at, delicious to eat, and EASY to throw together.  It is often my go to dessert when I have company for dinner.  There are so many different varieties!  Some of my favorites are the Peanut Butter Fudge Brownie Trifle, Banana pudding trifle, and strawberry shortcake trifle. I […]

Salted Caramel Snickerdoodles!

It’s true… I did not survive the holidays well.  I threw in the towel and just let myself enjoy every minute of it.  This means that I gained 10 lbs from all the delicious food! I am trying to regret it, but I really did enjoy myself!  First there were the peanut butter balls, then […]

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 […]