Quick Cheese Crisps – Meal in 15 Minutes!

Do you ever make enchiladas and have a handful of corn tortillas left?   Don’t let this tortilla crime happen to you………  There are several things to make with them:  Homemade Tortilla Chips, Tostadas, and these CHEESE CRSIPS! Now, you might think that everyone knows how to make Cheese Crisps HOWEVER….there is a tiny trick (s) that makes these […]

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have leftover movie popcorn? Actually any popcorn will work (except burnt). This popcorn chowder is a great soup that can make use of leftovers. Or pop some new popcorn and try this chowder recipe.

Popcorn Chowder

  We admit it…….Southern Oregon is AMAZING. There is so much this area has to offer from skiing to water rafting, and did you know it’s wine country? Where there is wine, there is food. Recently, we were given the opportunity to explore  all this area offers at the Annual Ashland Culinary Festival, a 3 […]

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Ready to paint your kitchen cabinets? It might not be as bad as you think. This DIY might not be as hard as you think. Here are some tips and tricks.

Afraid to Paint Kitchen Cabinets?

If you have been with us for awhile, you may have seen our KITCHEN CABINET MAKEOVER. Here’s a glimpse (after pictured/to see the before and details click on link above)…. Because our kitchen cabinets were soooooo not what we wanted, the decision to paint was an EASY ONE! The only things we would do differently  […]

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Using some salvaged wood as deocr pieces. Easy home decor when you add some twine and pictures. Find more salvaged wood projects and ideas on where to find salvaged wood in your area.

Our Salvaged Wood Projects

 One man’s junk is another man’s treasure, right? Obviously from our site, we are rather fond of salvaged wood. It is, generally, a low cost or FREE resource. In the short time we have been in our fixer up home, we have done several salvaged wood projects….here are 6 of them. 1) This project is […]

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How to keep organized while blogging? This is the organizer I use plus how I use it. The details of keeping track of the social media, blog posts, contacts, appointments, notes, affiliates, sponsored posts, and much more. All the details.

My Blog Planner

I, Salvagesista, am completely addicted to organizing supplies. Is there a support group for that? “Hi, I’m Deborah, I am an organizing hoarder.” (Wait, that’s kind of a oxymoron isn’t it?) Since blogging is such a HUGE job, there are many things to keep track of. There are lots of blog planners out there.  I’ll be honest, […]

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7 tips to a perfect cup of tea from a Tea House. The Tea Pot on Wheels is a local tea house that serves high tea as well as a restaurant and event venue in Southern Oregon. Get these tips for your best cup of tea.

7 Tips to a Perfect Cup of Tea

What better way to find out the 7 tips to a perfect cup of tea than a tea house? We belong to an Oregon Bloggers Group, and recently Salvagesista had the opportunity to visit a local Tea House, The Tea Pot on Wheels.  They invited several Southern Oregon Blogger to experience their High Tea. Garnished Home, Lynnae McCoy, […]

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In 15 minutes a day once a week , you can start to simplify your life. The grab 5 challenge is a technique used to purge unwanted items from your home in a quick manner. Sometimes you don't have all day to sort an entire room. Great way to keep up on your New Years Reolution of organizing.

Let’s Get Organized- Grab 5 Challenge

  There’s no doubt organizing/simplification are a big part of the New Year.  It is the number two resolution, just behind weight loss. In fact, recently we asked a question on Facebook about what goals individuals have, and organizing was right at the top. __________________________________________ **Do you follow our business page on Facebook?  We share tips, tricks, and some adorable […]

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