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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...

SLOW COOKER BEEF STROGANOFF

SLOW COOKER BEEF STROGANOFF

Happy September friends!  On my last blog post I shared with you how every August I just can't deal with cooking.  Call it end of the hot summer season burn out... I don't know but like clockwork every August it happens!  The best strategy I've learned it to have a...

5-INGREDIENT SPICY MAPLE SALMON

5-INGREDIENT SPICY MAPLE SALMON

Every August like clockwork I get completely burned out with cooking.  It's always been a weird phenomenon with me and I honestly can't explain it.  Personally I think it's just the end of the hot summer season that stops all my passion, I'm ready for fall food but...

MEDIA ROOM REVEAL

MEDIA ROOM REVEAL

Hurray!  At last our media room is complete, and I am so excited to share the reveal with you!  Remodeling this space during Covid was a challenge, and it really slowed our progress.  We had to schedule wood delivery to our home because local wood supply stores were...

SLOW COOKER WHITE QUESO DIP

SLOW COOKER WHITE QUESO DIP

Any queso fans out there?  Yeah... I thought so.  Queso has always been our family's biggest weakness.  We just can't say no to it.  I mean who can resist melty gooey cheese over a crunchy salty tortilla chip?  Over the years I've made tons of different queso recipes...

A SUMMER TABLESCAPE WITH LEMONS & FLOWERS

A SUMMER TABLESCAPE WITH LEMONS & FLOWERS

Nothing is more enjoyable to me than having a nice meal at a beautifully set table.  These days it's challenging to bring everyone together for a sit down meal, but I've noticed having a lovely tablescape encourages people to come together for meal times.  It creates...

DIY EASY SUMMER HYDRANGEA WREATH

DIY EASY SUMMER HYDRANGEA WREATH

Our back deck is nearly done, I'm just waiting on Brian to finish a few small details and then it will be up on the blog.  In the meantime I've noticed how lonely our door looks and decided to make a nice summery wreath for it.  I chose hydrangeas and roses because...

EASY DIY FINGERPRINT WALL ART

EASY DIY FINGERPRINT WALL ART

Happy Tuesday!  Today I'm excited to share my easy DIY fingerprint wall art with you!  Our media room is nearly complete and should be up on the blog within a few weeks.  Right now I'm focusing on decor items to finish the space, and one of those things is wall art!  ...

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...

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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...

SLOW COOKER BEEF STROGANOFF

SLOW COOKER BEEF STROGANOFF

Happy September friends!  On my last blog post I shared with you how every August I just can't deal with cooking.  Call it end of the hot summer season burn out... I don't know but like clockwork every August it happens!  The best strategy I've learned it to have a...

5-INGREDIENT SPICY MAPLE SALMON

5-INGREDIENT SPICY MAPLE SALMON

Every August like clockwork I get completely burned out with cooking.  It's always been a weird phenomenon with me and I honestly can't explain it.  Personally I think it's just the end of the hot summer season that stops all my passion, I'm ready for fall food but...

MEDIA ROOM REVEAL

MEDIA ROOM REVEAL

Hurray!  At last our media room is complete, and I am so excited to share the reveal with you!  Remodeling this space during Covid was a challenge, and it really slowed our progress.  We had to schedule wood delivery to our home because local wood supply stores were...

SLOW COOKER WHITE QUESO DIP

SLOW COOKER WHITE QUESO DIP

Any queso fans out there?  Yeah... I thought so.  Queso has always been our family's biggest weakness.  We just can't say no to it.  I mean who can resist melty gooey cheese over a crunchy salty tortilla chip?  Over the years I've made tons of different queso recipes...

A SUMMER TABLESCAPE WITH LEMONS & FLOWERS

A SUMMER TABLESCAPE WITH LEMONS & FLOWERS

Nothing is more enjoyable to me than having a nice meal at a beautifully set table.  These days it's challenging to bring everyone together for a sit down meal, but I've noticed having a lovely tablescape encourages people to come together for meal times.  It creates...

DIY EASY SUMMER HYDRANGEA WREATH

DIY EASY SUMMER HYDRANGEA WREATH

Our back deck is nearly done, I'm just waiting on Brian to finish a few small details and then it will be up on the blog.  In the meantime I've noticed how lonely our door looks and decided to make a nice summery wreath for it.  I chose hydrangeas and roses because...

EASY DIY FINGERPRINT WALL ART

EASY DIY FINGERPRINT WALL ART

Happy Tuesday!  Today I'm excited to share my easy DIY fingerprint wall art with you!  Our media room is nearly complete and should be up on the blog within a few weeks.  Right now I'm focusing on decor items to finish the space, and one of those things is wall art!  ...

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...


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