HAPPY THANKSGIVING 2014!

rooster table 1 final

Thanksgiving is a holiday I currently do not host.  Therefore, my table décor is…well…limited.  But I’ll quickly share my adorable rooster I found somewhere years ago…his pile of faux leaves (that I’ve discovered the cat has dug around in when we aren’t looking)…and … Continue reading

MY DOLLAR STORE CREATION: “Knit” Christmas Trees

Knit trees made from dollar store items

Ever since I have started blogging, the one thing I have wanted to do is try to make a craft completely out of items found at the dollar store. This is a pretty common activity for DIY and craft bloggers, … Continue reading

THANKS FOR THE MEMORIES: The fall mantel

Vintage cameras

Seriously, this is the second year I have actually decorated for Thanksgiving and fall. I should get some kind of award for that!  (Well, at least I think so.)  Anyway, whenever I think of Thanksgiving – I think of family.  … Continue reading

ENDING THE EMBARRASSMENT: The Coat Closet

Basket with outdoor gear

Our coat closet has been a complete embarrassment since the first day we moved into this house. Coats, mittens…the vacuum cleaner.  You get it.  It was so bad in fact that I refuse to show you a “before” shot.  (oh the … Continue reading

WHAT A HOOT! Owl pillow décor

placemat owl pillow decor

Fall is a busy time for DIY projects around this here blog. I never know what décor to tackle first – Halloween or fall?  This year (for many reasons) I chose fall. At least for outside. This is because I came … Continue reading

FORE-TY! The Golf Themed Party

DIY golf trophies

Darn, I should have used the “Fore-ty” thing for the party invites.  Just occurred to me.  HA!  Anyway, hubby had his big birthday this past week and since he’s addicted to golf – that was our theme!  We worked so … Continue reading