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
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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. […]
October 20, 2014
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7 Practical & Pretty Workspaces

Hey ya’all! The first two weeks at the shop have been awesome!! Jeff and I are meeting wonderful people and to make things even better, my mom’s coming […]
October 16, 2014
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Three tips for sewing burlap drapes (plus a step-by-step!)

Here’s what surprised me most after we opened up our doors last week: How much everyone liked our curtains. If you haven’t been by the shop, our […]
May 22, 2014
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And me with all this lemon balm… and parsley….

Hey kittens! Hope you all are faring well! I’m back in Nashville and loving the weather! Turns out, my herbs were loving the weather as well! […]