Tonight upon your pillow Close your eyes and hide your head For the fairies and the goblins Will be hovering ’round your head… here is my gift to you… Happy Halloween to all my ghoulish friends…It has been an amazing Halloween season for me with all the excitement!!! I will be dancing the night away…but […]
OMGhoul…I love Krylon Looking Glass Paint B-O-O!!! For Halloween 2011, I created this Ghoulish Ghostly Mirror. I promised then to show you how I did it…well, for some reason I forgot to remember! So this year you can see I placed it on the floor with pumpkins and a witch’s hat and shoes…those are my […]
The spirit of Halloween decor has overtaken me; I invited my neighbors to a Halloween Celebration Pumpkin Painting Party at the pool. (Rain came and moved it indoors.) I furnished the pumpkins and paint and made some great snacks with Mars Candies, 7UP, and Hawaiian Punch to keep the energy up. Each guest was challenged to use […]
paid post Earthy elements grace our Rustic Thanksgiving Table this fall. A casual holiday feast will be served at the farmhouse table on the screened porch. Visioning and preparing a ‘Feast & Fête’ Table for friends and family is a great pleasure for me. This year I plan an intimate gathering of four. I hope […]
Endings. To every ending there is a sense of failure. Even the necessary endings bring a sense of loss to the most optimistic thinker. Why? Because there was a starry-eyed dreamer, full of joyful hope and expectant trust at the beginning. Successes. Failures. If it seems as though I am moving through all stages of […]
What? No Fireplace? HORRORS!!!! Well how on earth does one decorate a mantle when they don’t have one? Ah Ha…that’s the magic! I am not going to let a little thing like no fireplace stop me from my decorating dreams!!! You know how creative I am…so it took about three and a half minutes to […]
Sponsored post. My 2017 Wayfair Homemaker First Harvest signature recipe: Roasted Veggie Bread Pudding with Toasted Pumpkin Seeds is full of savory flavors and is oh so easy to make. It presents beautifully too! Funny story: Fall fruits and veggies arrive much later in the season in the South (think October). When I went looking for my winter […]
It’s just a few weeks until the official start of fall. I was browsing Hometalk (a fave hangout for DIY and crafty peeps) and found so many bountiful ways to lay a gorgeous table…many of them easy and economical with items found in your yard and pantry! Just click the image below to see all […]
Sponsored post. Wigs for Halloween How about looking at wigs for Halloween with me? It is that time of year again when our thoughts turn to pumpkins, pumpkin spice, and pumpkin seeds. HIMself and I always dress up for Halloween. This year we are thinking about adding wigs for Halloween fun! How about you? Do you dress […]
The Grateful Table Setting Theme. Counting my blessings has been a daily activity for me this year. One by one, I listed what brought joy and happiness into my life. Planning, gathering, and laying The Grateful Table Setting brings all that and more. The cotton harvest inspired me this year. HIMself and I gathered two bags cotton in October as we wandered through Georgia on a road trip. I knew it would become part of our Thanksgiving and Christmas celebrations. So cotton was used throughout the decor.
Sponsored Post Finding a reliable car is a top priority for me. Of course I like bells and whistles as much as anyone else, but reliability and safety are number one for this Baby Boomer. I do not want to be driving, (especially at night), and breaking down. As much travel as we do, we […]
It might surprise you to know that I have favorite whiskey glasses. No, they are not shot glasses. And they most assuredly did not begin life as whiskey glasses. Nevertheless, they are now living their life as beautiful, beloved whiskey glasses. The Story of My Three Whiskey Glasses Of course, there is a story to tell about the three […]
With a little paint and a couple of shelves, unassuming plywood becomes an unexpected work of art.
Oh how I love a celebration!! I also love shopping Wayfair.com. Today I have combined my two passions for some hot picks for a cool 4th of July Celebration.