The Flipper-Part 2

Here is more of “The Flipper” and it’s transformation. This is the room we called the Master Bedroom. The wallpaper peeled off super easy in here but left what must have been all the glue behind. It took many painful hours of sanding, spackling, sanding again and more sanding. Looking back, I wish I would […]

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Italian Cream Cake

On July 1, we celebrated John’s birthday (son-in-law). I had been thinking about this cake for a long time but hadn’t made it because of my restricted diet. John’s birthday gave me the reason to make it and have a cheat moment :). It is so good! This is what is intimidating! Look at all […]

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Strawberry Pretzel Salad

My July 4th planning is underway. I try to come up with recipes that are Red, White and Blue. As I was going through recipes, I ran across this one that I haven’t made for a long time but it used to be a favorite. It has the salty sweet thing going on, which I […]

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Crispy Waffles

Crispy and delicious, these are truly the BEST waffles ever! My granddaughter asks for them, almost every time she is at my home. 2 cups baking mix 1 egg 1 1/3 cups club soda 1/2 cup vegetable oil Combine the baking mix, egg club soda and oil in a bowl and beat with a wire […]

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Crustless swiss quiches

If you have been following Hello-Midlife for awhile, you know that I don’t like to cook. I would much rather clean. But, with my husband home because of the Coronavirus and my daughter, Danielle currently living with us, I’m trying to cook a little more. I tried a new recipe (for them, as I have […]

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The Flipper (remodel)-Part 1

Welcome to our renovation project! We obtained the house sometime after Thanksgiving. We spent about a 4-month timeline to transform this outdated house into a space that a new family could call a home. The first step we took to revamp the house was to address the curb-appeal (and beat the snow fall) –it is […]

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Easter Decor 2020

Happy Easter! I hope everybody is staying healthy & safe. This season I am excited to share with you my “egg-spertise” in making Easter a little extra special. I used bright colors such as orange, pink, and green to bring some life into this cloudy, cold season that we are experiencing in Wisconsin. Whimsical carrots, […]

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Bling Wash

Here is a DIY jewelry cleaner that will bring the sparkle back to your gems. (use ONLY on real diamonds, gold and platinum) It is easy and you will probably have all of the ingredients. Ingredients you will need~ Windex or any glass cleaner a few drops of dish soap (I used Dawn) soft bristle […]

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Easter centerpiece

For those of you who are new to Hello-Midlife, I thought I would share this easy and inexpensive Easter Centerpiece with you. Although the uncertainty of this Coronavirus may have you feeling a little down. I do believe bringing sunshine and happy colors into your home will lift your spirits. I believe cleaning through areas […]

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