I’m posting today about some Frugal Fall Decor. I just love decorating the top of the china cabinet for holidays. I also love using what we already have and things from the earth. For the fall this year I gathered a bunch of things from around the house and our fall bin. I found some… Read More Frugal Friday-Fall Decor
For years I’ve used my grandmother’s canning supplies to preserve seasonal foods..jams, jellies, butters, sauces, veggies and fruits. For many years before I used her supplies, she used them. But alas, this spring the canning pot popped a spring and a hole developed in the bottom crease of the canner. How do I know this,… Read More Frugal Friday-20+ Ways to Reuse That Canning Insert
Easter Egg decorating…one of those fave family traditions. I love Easter Egg Dye Day. There’s no better way to kick off Spring Break than an afternoon of egg-dying. We used natural dyes from things we had around the house. The colors aren’t as vibrant as the artificial dyes, but I love the soft vintage look… Read More All-Natural Egg Dyes
Because I’m not busy this week at ALL and haven’t been entirely subsisting on leftovers from my book release party last weekend (for an awesome post later….)and because I haven’t been doing marketing stuff (also another awesome post) or ANYTHING else life has to offer (there is more than a touch of sarcasm in that… Read More Peeps, man, Peeps
Kaitlyn takes a martial arts class weekly. It might be as fun for me as it is for her, as I get to sit and visit with the other moms. One evening one of the moms said “I’m not a good decorator. I don’t know what to use on my walls.” My inner soul wanted… Read More Art, Chocolate and Decorating
Awesomesauce, right??! (which CNN reports is now an official word in the Oxford Dictionary!) These are entirely Pinterest inspired (if you don’t yet…follow us on Pinterest. I have far more pins than I will ever follow through with in my entire life….I have an addiction.) These are so simple to make. They are S’mores in… Read More Cutest Little Favors.Ever.
If I ever have the choice to keep one possession, but give everything else away, I would choose to keep this painting. The colored rectangles are the painting, the blue is the wall it hangs on. It looks small in the picture, but in actuality is a canvas 4 feet by 6 feet in size. It… Read More Art
This little reading nook is perhaps, the most comfortable spot in the house. It is nestled in the corner of our dining room, an unlikely place to find such a spot, but nonetheless, one of our favorites. From it you can see the rest of our living area, the back deck and through the front… Read More Reading Nook