Hi and welcome to The Old Summers home! I’m Jenn Summers, a busy mom of 3, a delicious food enthusiast, a home decor lover, a DIY guru and an entrepreneur! Life is crazy busy and I’m always finding new ways to make life easier! I love to help people and my blog posts are my way to do just that!
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Hello and welcome to another recipe from our Cooking with Jenn Series! This week’s recipe is one of my all-time favourites- Ultimate Homemade Caesar Salad and it is seriously the best Caesar Salad recipe of all time! therefore, after you try this recipe you too will be hooked! If you love garlic then hang on […]
Hi and welcome to The Old Summers Home. It is an honour to receive a nomination for the Versatile Bloggers Award. This award has been around for quite some time and has a website in its honour to show the many other nominees! I can not tell you how humbled I am to receive this […]
Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home. Today I want to share one of my favourite upholstery projects, one that I did just for me. This is my Victorian Chair DIY Makeover which is distressed yet elegant. This vintage chair reupholstery project surpassed all my expectations. It is the first time I have ever […]
Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home and another easy recipe for busy moms! In honour of Canada Day, I wanted to do a truly Canadian recipe for all of you hence I’m choosing the Nanaimo bar. This recipe is so Canadian that many of my friends from around the world have never even […]
Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home! Today I want to show you a recent addition to our Mudroom. Our Simple Family Gallery Wall and the 6 Stunning Ideas behind it! I have always had a love for gallery walls. When we did our mudroom/laundry room makeover we had a large wall with nothing […]
Hi and welcome to another Cooking with Jenn post from The Old Summers home. Summer is here and salads are a great side dish especially with readily available ingredients at your fingertips. This year I’m hoping to grow many of these ingredients in my new Raised Garden Bed so that I can have a fresh […]
Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home! Today I’m showing you how I built this DIY Farmhouse Backyard Bench in under 20 minutes. This is such a simple tutorial and the bench is solid and gorgeously rustic. I’m currently sitting on this bench as I type this, I just love it so much. I […]
Hello, and welcome to The Old Summers Home. I don’t know about you but I love fresh fruit and vegetables and homegrown has got to be my favourite. A few years ago we had to give up our garden area and I truly have missed it. We are a pretty busy family so when I […]
Hello, welcome to The Old Summers Home. Today I’m showing you one of my favourite fast and easy recipes, The Best French Toast Ever! In under 20 minutes, you and your family can be enjoying a sweet dessert-like meal that isn’t over the top. Growing up our french toast always consisted of salt & pepper […]
Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home. Today we are going to show you 15+ affordable ways to add farmhouse charm to your laundry room makeover on a budget. What a lot of people don’t realize is that you can create an amazing new look even if you are on an extremely tight budget. […]