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A VERY SPOOKTACULAR HALLOWEEN TABLESCAPE

A VERY SPOOKTACULAR HALLOWEEN TABLESCAPE

There's nothing I love more than fall.  The weather is cool, the trees turn golden, pumpkins everywhere, and Christmas is just around the corner.  This is my happy time and probably it's yours too.  I mentioned in my last Halloween wreath blog post that I normally...

MAKE A SPOOKY-CHIC HALLOWEEN WREATH IN JUST 20 MINUTES

MAKE A SPOOKY-CHIC HALLOWEEN WREATH IN JUST 20 MINUTES

October is here and that means it's time to decorate!  I love to decorate for every season, but some years Halloween gets left out.  Not by choice, I'm not against it or anything, it's just that I'm usually already too focused on planning my Thanksgiving and Christmas...

HOW TO WHITEWASH REAL PUMPKINS

HOW TO WHITEWASH REAL PUMPKINS

Hello friends, if you haven't already done so it's time to break out the pumpkins!  I love decorating the house this time of year, and one of my favorite ways to do so is with whitewashed pumpkins.  If you're unfamiliar with whitewashing pumpkins have no fear... it's...

EASY DIY FALL APPLE WREATH

EASY DIY FALL APPLE WREATH

Hello blog readers I am back! Some of you may not know this but my blog has been gone for nearly 3 weeks.  I had a notification of a comment from a reader and when I went to respond poof... my blog had disappeared!  I’ll keep this brief because nobody wants to read a...

APPLE PIE BODY SCRUB

APPLE PIE BODY SCRUB

It's not officially fall yet, but once September 1st gets here all bets are off around here and we go into full fall mode.  The beginning of fall is just so truly magical that I like to be prepared for it so I can savor every precious moment.  To me fall means warm...

RED, WHITE, & BLUE TRIFLE

RED, WHITE, & BLUE TRIFLE

We're less than a week away from July 4th and I wanted to share my delicious red, white, and blue trifle dessert with you.  This trifle is an absolute favorite dessert of ours all through the summer but especially for our 4th of July celebrations.  Years ago, and I...

4TH OF JULY FIREWORK ORNAMENTS

4TH OF JULY FIREWORK ORNAMENTS

I'm back today with another fun 4th of July craft project!  These firework ornaments are a perfect way to add a little spirit to your home, inside or out.  As I explained in my last blog post, the fireworks were cancelled this year so I'm trying to find cute little...

DIY 4TH OF JULY TISSUE PAPER GARLAND

DIY 4TH OF JULY TISSUE PAPER GARLAND

Can you believe June is already coming to a close?  It's time to start planning 4th of July festivities!  It's funny, I've never been a fan of watching the fireworks.  In Texas it was always a miserable experience with extreme heat, bug bites, and insane traffic.  One...

HOW TO DYE POLKA DOT EASTER EGGS

HOW TO DYE POLKA DOT EASTER EGGS

Easter is just a few days away so it's time to start decorating some eggs!  I like to try and stay away from store bought kits and come up with fun ideas of my own.  Last year we dyed Easter eggs using this simple rice method and I absolutely loved the way they turned...

HOW TO MAKE A BIRTHDAY BALLOON WREATH

HOW TO MAKE A BIRTHDAY BALLOON WREATH

We're so excited tomorrow is Leap Day!!  It's extra special for us because it's also my daughter Ashley's 16th Birthday!  We always celebrate her birthday, of course, but I'm known to go a little overboard when her actual birthday comes every 4 years!  I saw a pretty...

DIY WAX PAPER VALENTINE’S DAY GARLAND

DIY WAX PAPER VALENTINE’S DAY GARLAND

We've been snowed in all week, it was fun at first until suddenly it wasn't.  After binge watching way too much Netflix I decided it was time to get a little crafty.  I've also been wanting to decorate for Valentine's Day, but the reality is I have no idea where my...

HOLIDAY WREATH CHEESE BALL

HOLIDAY WREATH CHEESE BALL

I don't know about you but I love a good cheese ball.  Cheese lovers you'll agree, is there anything better than a rich creamy cheese ball?  I think not.  This time of year I like to give my cheese ball a bit of holiday festivity and shape it into a wreath.  It adds a...

CHRISTMAS 2019 HOME TOUR

CHRISTMAS 2019 HOME TOUR

Welcome to our Christmas 2019 home tour.  Well... since a big chunk of our house is still in heavy construction mode, it's more of a mini tour this year.  Plus, I'm weeks late putting this on the blog.  I gotta tell ya it's been an exhausting year.  Lately I feel like...

GINGERBREAD CHEESECAKE DIP

GINGERBREAD CHEESECAKE DIP

Happy Holidays friends!  I have more gingerbread love to share with you!  This yummy Gingerbread Cheesecake Dip is a definite holiday winner and it's so easy to make.  Easy is good this time of year, and gingerbread plus cheesecake is definitely good! I love the...

GINGERBREAD MARTINIS

GINGERBREAD MARTINIS

Happy December!  We're officially into the Christmas season so why not celebrate with a festive holiday drink?  We love our gingerbread around here so I thought we would kick off the season with gingerbread martinis!  These martinis are so incredibly rich and...

HOLIDAYS

A VERY SPOOKTACULAR HALLOWEEN TABLESCAPE

A VERY SPOOKTACULAR HALLOWEEN TABLESCAPE

There's nothing I love more than fall.  The weather is cool, the trees turn golden, pumpkins everywhere, and Christmas is just around the corner.  This is my happy time and probably it's yours too.  I mentioned in my last Halloween wreath blog post that I normally...

MAKE A SPOOKY-CHIC HALLOWEEN WREATH IN JUST 20 MINUTES

MAKE A SPOOKY-CHIC HALLOWEEN WREATH IN JUST 20 MINUTES

October is here and that means it's time to decorate!  I love to decorate for every season, but some years Halloween gets left out.  Not by choice, I'm not against it or anything, it's just that I'm usually already too focused on planning my Thanksgiving and Christmas...

HOW TO WHITEWASH REAL PUMPKINS

HOW TO WHITEWASH REAL PUMPKINS

Hello friends, if you haven't already done so it's time to break out the pumpkins!  I love decorating the house this time of year, and one of my favorite ways to do so is with whitewashed pumpkins.  If you're unfamiliar with whitewashing pumpkins have no fear... it's...

EASY DIY FALL APPLE WREATH

EASY DIY FALL APPLE WREATH

Hello blog readers I am back! Some of you may not know this but my blog has been gone for nearly 3 weeks.  I had a notification of a comment from a reader and when I went to respond poof... my blog had disappeared!  I’ll keep this brief because nobody wants to read a...

APPLE PIE BODY SCRUB

APPLE PIE BODY SCRUB

It's not officially fall yet, but once September 1st gets here all bets are off around here and we go into full fall mode.  The beginning of fall is just so truly magical that I like to be prepared for it so I can savor every precious moment.  To me fall means warm...

RED, WHITE, & BLUE TRIFLE

RED, WHITE, & BLUE TRIFLE

We're less than a week away from July 4th and I wanted to share my delicious red, white, and blue trifle dessert with you.  This trifle is an absolute favorite dessert of ours all through the summer but especially for our 4th of July celebrations.  Years ago, and I...

4TH OF JULY FIREWORK ORNAMENTS

4TH OF JULY FIREWORK ORNAMENTS

I'm back today with another fun 4th of July craft project!  These firework ornaments are a perfect way to add a little spirit to your home, inside or out.  As I explained in my last blog post, the fireworks were cancelled this year so I'm trying to find cute little...

DIY 4TH OF JULY TISSUE PAPER GARLAND

DIY 4TH OF JULY TISSUE PAPER GARLAND

Can you believe June is already coming to a close?  It's time to start planning 4th of July festivities!  It's funny, I've never been a fan of watching the fireworks.  In Texas it was always a miserable experience with extreme heat, bug bites, and insane traffic.  One...

HOW TO DYE POLKA DOT EASTER EGGS

HOW TO DYE POLKA DOT EASTER EGGS

Easter is just a few days away so it's time to start decorating some eggs!  I like to try and stay away from store bought kits and come up with fun ideas of my own.  Last year we dyed Easter eggs using this simple rice method and I absolutely loved the way they turned...

HOW TO MAKE A BIRTHDAY BALLOON WREATH

HOW TO MAKE A BIRTHDAY BALLOON WREATH

We're so excited tomorrow is Leap Day!!  It's extra special for us because it's also my daughter Ashley's 16th Birthday!  We always celebrate her birthday, of course, but I'm known to go a little overboard when her actual birthday comes every 4 years!  I saw a pretty...

DIY WAX PAPER VALENTINE’S DAY GARLAND

DIY WAX PAPER VALENTINE’S DAY GARLAND

We've been snowed in all week, it was fun at first until suddenly it wasn't.  After binge watching way too much Netflix I decided it was time to get a little crafty.  I've also been wanting to decorate for Valentine's Day, but the reality is I have no idea where my...

HOLIDAY WREATH CHEESE BALL

HOLIDAY WREATH CHEESE BALL

I don't know about you but I love a good cheese ball.  Cheese lovers you'll agree, is there anything better than a rich creamy cheese ball?  I think not.  This time of year I like to give my cheese ball a bit of holiday festivity and shape it into a wreath.  It adds a...

CHRISTMAS 2019 HOME TOUR

CHRISTMAS 2019 HOME TOUR

Welcome to our Christmas 2019 home tour.  Well... since a big chunk of our house is still in heavy construction mode, it's more of a mini tour this year.  Plus, I'm weeks late putting this on the blog.  I gotta tell ya it's been an exhausting year.  Lately I feel like...

GINGERBREAD CHEESECAKE DIP

GINGERBREAD CHEESECAKE DIP

Happy Holidays friends!  I have more gingerbread love to share with you!  This yummy Gingerbread Cheesecake Dip is a definite holiday winner and it's so easy to make.  Easy is good this time of year, and gingerbread plus cheesecake is definitely good! I love the...

GINGERBREAD MARTINIS

GINGERBREAD MARTINIS

Happy December!  We're officially into the Christmas season so why not celebrate with a festive holiday drink?  We love our gingerbread around here so I thought we would kick off the season with gingerbread martinis!  These martinis are so incredibly rich and...


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