Kitchen island crafted from reclaimed wood, featuring a breakfast nook with two stools and organized storage within the shelves.

Rustic Kitchen Island with Seating and Storage

Creating a kitchen that reflects my personality is an incredibly rewarding experience. Recently, I achieved part of this dream by adding a touch of rustic charm with a custom-built rustic kitchen island! But this island isn’t just about looks (although …

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DIY Rustic Farmhouse Kitchen Island

Learn how to build a large DIY rustic farmhouse kitchen island from scratch with my plans. Resembling an old wood antique general store counter, this easy-to-build island provides additional storage with seating for 4 to 6 people. Rustic DIY Wood …

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Seasoning Pampered Chef Stoneware

How to Clean and Season Pampered Chef Stoneware

Learn how to clean and season stoneware so each piece will last for many years of cooking and baking. Cooking on stoneware has been a staple in my kitchen for many years now. I rely on them for a natural, no-fuss way to make the best pizza, for one dish meals, desserts and snacks.

Hand Washing Dishes

Living the Simple Life Without a Dishwasher

Living the simple life without a dishwasher in the kitchen, means washing a lot of dishes. In our home, we hand wash everything in the sink, plates, glasses, pans and utensils.

Here are my simple easy tips and tricks for enjoying the process of hand washing dishes and living life without a dishwasher.