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Grapevine Garland through the Seasons

November 18, 2014
grapevine garland through the seasons

This weekend I was taking down the fall decorations from the porch, and I realized that I had had this grapevine garland around our front door for two years! It has served as a base for all of my front door decorating since then so I thought I’d put together a little roundup showing the […]

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DIY Wooden Christmas Trees

November 15, 2014
DIY Wooden Christmas Trees

We finished a little project today, so I thought I’d go ahead and show you these DIY wooden Christmas trees that we made. I know, I know. It’s not even Thanksgiving yet, but I knew that if we didn’t get these made that I’d be way behind with our Christmas decorating.  We made these to […]

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Chalk Painted Night Stand

November 11, 2014
chalk painted night stand

Hi there, everyone! Have you ever started what you thought was going to be a quick little project and it just drug on forever? Well, that’s what happened with this chalk painted night stand that I recently completed. And although it’s finished enough for me to photograph and show you, I’m already thinking that I […]

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Our Fall Vegetable Garden

November 1, 2014
fall vegetable garden

Forecasters are calling for the first frost of the season tonight, so I think it’s a good time to show you what’s happening in our fall vegetable garden. Before I begin our preparation for putting our garden to bed for winter, I think we should enjoy the fresh vegetables that are available now.  Here’s a […]

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All Things Creative-Thanksgiving

October 28, 2014
All Things Thanksgiving

WooHoo! Can you believe it! It’s that time of month when a group of my blogging friends and I get together to bring you our best ideas on a particular topic, and this month it’s all about Thanksgiving.  Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays because it is centered around family, food, and fellowship. I […]

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Sweet Potato Pie Smoothie

October 21, 2014
sweet potato pie smoothie

I have a treat for you today, and it’s this sweet potato pie smoothie recipe! Oh, my goodness! All the flavors of autumn have been combined in a glass allowing you to indulge your craving for a sweet potato pie without all the guilt. This all came about when Leo’s brother and his wife Jean […]

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Topsy Turvy Buckets on the Deck

October 13, 2014
topsy turvy fall buckets

The weather has been just glorious here, and I found some time to finish potting up my topsy turvy buckets on the deck this weekend. The one in the photo above sat on our front porch all summer long, and I asked Leo to bring it around to the deck on the back of the […]

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Blog Consultation Giveaway!

October 6, 2014
Blog Consultation Giveaway

This is my friend Barb from The Everyday Home blog. She has been blogging since 2008 so she knows her way around the blogging world. Not only does Barb have a very successful blog, but she has established herself as a leader and an organizer. She and her team put on the Southern Bloggers Conference that […]

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DIY Ruffled Burlap Shade

October 5, 2014
DIY Ruffled Burlap Shade

I’m back, as promised, with a tutorial on how I made this DIY ruffled burlap shade. Earlier this year when I showed the red ticking ruffled shade on our summer porch, many of you asked how I had made it. Well, I already had the ruffles that I removed from some curtains that I was […]

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