March 27, 2015
The Snugbug Mercantile

{how-to} Signmaking… from laptop to stencil to paintbrush.

We recently came across a haul of old door panels – absolutely perfect for making signs. We’ve got most of them sitting on our porch at […]
February 19, 2015
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{Recipe} Ginger-Lime-Coconut Deliciousness!

Recently, Jeff and I decided to dedicate 30 days to taking care of ourselves by taking a look at what we eat every day. While there’s […]
January 30, 2015
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Stencils – Tips and Tricks (and what I did wrong…)

Hey kittens! One of my latest (not-quite-done) projects at the shop is the painting of a pretty little cabinet that I’ve had a crush on since […]
January 7, 2015
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Back to Basics (Part II) Italian Bread

New Years Eve was a night in with games and good food for Jeff, Peppermint and me. We made up leftover ham and wild rice into […]
January 1, 2015
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Three Minute Furniture Restoration

We’re all about the quick and easy here at the Snugbug Mercantile… so with that in mind, check out our super-secret (shhhh….) tutorial on how to […]
December 15, 2014
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Back to Basics…. Baking Bread

Jeff and I have been focused lately on finding places in our life where we can spend our money and time in ways that provide lots […]
December 7, 2014
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Finished Object… A lovely blue dresser (with a few tips’n’tricks)

With the shop opening and all the little tasks that go along starting up a new business… we’ve been busy! What with figuring out how to […]
November 24, 2014
Snugbug Holiday

Five awesome (mostly DIY) holiday decorating ideas from Greenwood Antiques and Uniques

How are you all doing on your holiday preparations? We’ planning a ‘couples Thanksgiving’ (steaks and good sides instead of all the turkey and trimmings) so […]
November 23, 2014
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Cinnamon Spice Apple Cider

Last week we served a very, very tasty spiced apple cider for our ‘sweet’ at Sparkles and Sweets. Since so many of our visitors like it, we […]
November 6, 2014
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How-To Tea Stain Textiles

Last week found Jeff and I hosting my mom for her first trip to Virginia. Of course, we spent plenty of time playing tourist. As one does. […]