At Mimi's Table

. . . lessons from an older and wiser girl

Mimi’s Kitchen Remodel Part Four: What a Difference!

at mimi's table mimi's kitchen remodel part 4 cabinets 1 WOW! What a difference a week makes. All the flooring is installed. All the wall and island cabinets are in place. This picture is misleading. The wall cabinets are all the same color, Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray.

Mimi’s Kitchen Remodel Part Three: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

The Good

at mimi's table richard in the pryor mountains husbandism I've read and watched enough about remodeling projects over the years that I knew the entire condo was going to be a real mess. In anticipation of what lay ahead, I sent Richard to Montana. Don't feel ...

Mimi’s Kitchen Remodel Part One

I do admire folks who have the courage and vision for a total kitchen remodel. It's no project for the weak of heart or wallet. Read: I have no courage. I have a weak heart. I found my wallet at Goodwill. Ugh! And this is not just a kitchen remodel. It's a transformation of my kitchen/dining room/living ...

Quick and Cozy Crocheted Family Room Throw

I don't crochet, knit or sew as much as I used to, but there's something comforting sitting on the chaise of my big yellow family room sectional with some project in my hands.

When we bought our condo in Noblesville, I had no idea what color to paint ...

Master Bath Remodel at 274

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Master Bath Before

OK, probably not the best pictures.  This is what the master bath looked like before we decided to remodel.  The bath was functional, but the tub needed to be replaced, and the space needed an update. Keep in mind ...

Bountiful Little Garden Fall 2013

grannie geek, mimi's herb garden collageMy modest garden blossomed into a bountiful little garden this year.  Much to my surprise, as I'm still learning how to make herbs, flowers, and tomatoes grow and flourish in semi-arid Billings.  For several years, I just gave up.  Now that I ...

Vera Bradley Desktop Downloads

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Vera Bradley Background Downloads

Are you a Vera Bradley fan?  Hard to choose what pattern is your favorite?  Now you can download VB patterns for desktops, iPads, and mobile phones, and change them at your ...

My Poor Garden Getting Improvements

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Half of my little garden

When Richard and I were looking for houses in Billings, I was drawn to this property, because of the large garden area in our backyard.  We have a substantial backyard, and the ...

Jessica Apron Two

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Jessica Apron Two Fabric

I'm getting ready for a trip to Indianapolis in a couple of weeks.  At Christmas, I bought my daughter, Jessica, two apron patterns, and we went out shopping for fabric.  My sister found the appliance fabric, which ...

New Blankets for the Boys!

I worked on these afghans for Quinten and Joshua for several months.  I was a bit apprehensive about giving them as gifts.  After all, they're little boys.  Why should they get excited about handmade blankets from their Mimi.  When I watched this video, I was overjoyed.  Quinten's remark that didn't make it on the recording ...

At Mimi's Tablelessons from an older and wiser girl