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The Chic Housewife

Updated: 2016-09-07T21:25:58.813-07:00


Crazy Busy Life!


My time is flying by! Since, I have moved back to my home town of Spokane life has been CrAzY BuSy! My mom (FJS #1) and my other sister, Patty (FJS #4), both live here and they keep me busy most of the time. Either helping out with their business or going Junkin all weekend long. The junkin part is the most fun! We just finished up the Custer's Show last weekend... WOW is all I can say! Of

A Spin on an Old Favorite!


click on picture to go to siteIt's called the Game of Mischief!This would be fun for that romantic evening alone with your other half! Fun for Valentine's Day!

Personalized Boxer Shorts


click on picture to go to site Oh, I just might have to get my hubby these! For when he is on his business trips he will be reminded that I am thinking of him. Just 2 cute!!!Great Valentine's Day Gift!

Cutest Valentine Gifts!


click on picture to go to siteSorry it has been awhile since I have posted. To many creative things going on... that's a good thing!Ok, I was surfing the web today looking for something special for you know who for Valentine's Day. This is just one site I found... I will post more everyday until Feb. 14th. click on picture to go to siteWouldn't this be the cutest thing to go to bed on at night?!

Merry Christmas!


Merry Christmas from The Chic Housewife! Enjoy your time with your family and friends... xoxo Dixie

Vanilla Room Spray Recipe - 93369 - Recipezaar


A quick homemade gift to give for the holidays! Enjoy!!!Vanilla Room Spray Recipe - 93369 - Recipezaar

Twilight Sign


For the Twilight fan in your life!Click on the picture for more information

Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer


Have you ever wondered how certain stories come about? This is about Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer...Montgomery Ward... once a catalog and retail giant closed all their stores in 2001, but they left behind one thing that will probably live on forever. What started as a marketing gimmick has become a beloved Christmas story.In the early 30's Montgomery Ward would have their store Santa hand out

Happy Thanksgiving!


Happy Thanksgiving from The Chic Housewife

7 layer bars...YUMMY!


Just one of our favorites around our home for the holidays! Enjoy!1 cup sweetened flaked coconut1/2 cup of unsalted butter1 1/2 cut of crushed graham crackers crumbs1 cup of finely chopped walnuts1 cup semisweet chocolate chips1 cup butterscotch chips1 (14oz) can of sweetened condensed milk1. Preheat oven 350 degrees F 2. Place butter in 13 x 9 inch pan and melt in oven. Swirl to coat the sides

It's a Business!


I have had a lot to think about the last couple of days... deciding on what decisions to make that would benefit our family, our business, and me. Sometimes you just have to "agree to disagree". From the bad something positive comes shining through! Once everything is "INKED" as they say... I will let you know more. Here we go!

Where has the time gone?


Feels like yesterday that I was at the Funky Junk Sister's Show... but, it has been weeks and I haven't put up any more pics! Ok... here we go!!!These are pics of Debi Ward Kennedy of Retreat Design... this husband and wife team do wonders together!!! Love everything they always bring to the show!!! Check out Bob's lights. They also have a beautiful table that Bob made... which I am trying to

Oh What a Night!


Funky Junk Sister's Night Out was a blast! Here is our PINK tree! My pictures do not do it justice, but I do have to say it was beautiful in person. Deb Ward Kennedy and all the Vendors did an awesome job making this an extra special Breast Cancer Awareness Tree!Debi Ward Kennedy of Retreat Design put together the beautiful tree and designed many of the extra special touches that were added. Debi

Funky Junk or Bust!


On the road again... can't wait to get on the road again. This song is driving me crazy!!! It has been stuck in my head for the last couple of days.Today is the day for the ROAD TRIP! Funky Junk Sister #1 (aka. MOM) and I are going to be on our way to Puyallup, WA. Even though the show isn't until Friday there is a bunch of work to do before the doors open. We have to transform an old workout

MIA! Sort of!!!


Wow... it has been awhile since I have written on here! I have been working really hard on my website orders, my kids birthdays (yes... all 3 of them within weeks of each other), and the FUNKY JUNK SISTER's Show! Something else that has also been thrown in there is that we are finally moving into our place. Lots of painting, cleaning, and moving =)Next week is the big FUNKY JUNK SISTER's Show! We

The Mad Hatter Flea!


These girls have done a wonderful job of changing the Old 5 mile grange into something fantabulous! The girls I am talking about are the Junebug Furniture & Design. When I lived up on top of the 5 mile.. I did many yard sales and they would be there trying to score the next find. I love their style and taste!!!We think they should come and do our show so you could experience what I have! So,

South Hill Mall wants our Junk!


Ok, HUGE EXCITING NEWS!!!We are moving our Fall Funky Junk Sisters Show to the South Hill Mall Campus! We finally put everything together (it's been alot of work) and now we are going to do it. Our Fall Show will be in the old Ballys building on the north side of the mall.Don DeSalvo, northwest partner of mall owner Cafaro Co. attended set up of our June Show and loved the concept. After much

Here we go again!


Here is our flyer for the Girl's Night Out! Copy and paste it so that we can spread the word about the show and the event!!!

Barn Barn Baby!


Last weekend we took a little drive to Rathdrum, Idaho... to see one of my favorite barn sales. The Vintage Barn! I was at her first one just a few years ago and I think she might of had 3 other people besides herself (Rolane Hopper~The Hostess with the Mostess) doing the sale. All I can say now is "WOW" it has grown so much in just a few years. Something that I am hoping for our show (Funky

Country Sampler Magazine Ad!


We are in Country Sampler this month... I am very excited! It is small, but so worth it! This is a wonderful magazine to get into and spread the word about your products. It is time for growth! I have been wanting to do some advertising and wasn't quite sure where to start... then out of the blue I received an email from one of their advertising specialist. With a great special for their fall

An End to Summer!


Where has the time gone? Summer is over and the kids are going back to school... We need one last summer party! Labor Day is perfect!!! Here are a few recipes that I found on Martha's site that would be great for a summer ending party~ Happy Labor Day! xoxoSpice-Rubbed Grilled SalmonIngredientsServes 81 tablespoon each whole coriander, cumin, dill, and yellow-mustard seeds2 tablespoons whole

The Life of a Housewife!


Something that I was thinking about today... while I was trying to do so many of my daily duties. Am I a typical housewife? With all of the day to day things that we women have to do are we really called housewives anymore? Yes, we clean the house and take care of the children... but, it seems to me that we do so much more than that!My day started off cooking for the kiddos and then mopping the

Girls Night Out~ Funky Junk Sister's Show


Hey everyone! This show is BIGGER and BETTER then the first one!!!For our second show we are doing a Girls Night Out! click on above to go to there websiteThis will happen on friday night October 23, 2009 from 6pm-9pmTickets are on sale now!~ tickets are just for friday night ~ We are raising money to fight against breast cancer. We will have giveaways and a raffle... Debi Ward Kennedy will be

Twilight in Forks, WA


While my sister, Linda was out with our mother enjoying the wonderful town of Sumner (checkout her post)... My other sister, Patty and I took my girls to Forks, Washington to see everything about Twilight! The ride up there was long, but so beautiful. On our way there was a gas station that had a banner that said "Edward Collins has a Crush on you" (for Crush soda). I read this aloud and Savannah

And the Winner Is???

2009-08-06T13:38:39.556-07:00 we go!!!! The winner of the Facebook Fan Page is.... (drumroll).... Holly Howard Walker!!! Come on down! Don't cha just love the Prices Right??!! What is funny about this Holly wrote "what did I win" and her name was actually picked. What did Holly win?? Well, she won a fleur de lis sign and a scrabble tile pendant with a very sassy chic crown on it.I want to thank everyone for