Archives for November 2012

Homemade Cream of Tomato Soup Recipe

Happy Friday my friends. Hope your weekend is off to a wonderful start. I'll be working on some holiday prepping the next couple of days- as I am sure many will be doing the same.With all the hustle and bustle that comes along with this time of year,I love having a nice warm pot of soup Continue reading

                  
Make Your Own Quick Change Wooden Shim Picture Frame

Make Your Own Quick Change Wooden Shim Picture Frame

A couple of weeks ago I was contacted by DecoArt to see if I would be willing to contribute a project to their new catalog. I'm of course a fan {previous DecoArt projects} so I got to work and put together this Quick Change Wooden Shim Picture Frame.  I have worked with wooden shims in the Continue reading

                  
Creative Reader Projects {No. 181} Holiday Crafts, Decor, and Recipes

Creative Reader Projects {No. 181} Holiday Crafts, Decor, and Recipes

It's time again to showcase some creative reader projects...I love checking out the party links this time of year - there are so many fantastic ideas!Here are a few festive highlights to get you ready for the upcoming holidays. Hope you're as inspired as I am!Woven Burlap Christmas Stockings Continue reading

                  
Tips for Taking Care of Holiday Poinsettia Plants: Tuesday Ten

Tips for Taking Care of Holiday Poinsettia Plants: Tuesday Ten

The Christmas season has officially began once the most popular holiday decoration makes its debut - 'the most beautiful euphorbia' - the poinsettia . I couldn't resist picking up a few this past weekend and I am sure a couple more will make their may home with me this season.Whether you Continue reading

                  
Metallic Peacock Feather Plates: Spray Painted Glass Silhouette Decorative Plates

Metallic Peacock Feather Plates: Spray Painted Glass Silhouette Decorative Plates

Happy Monday. Hope everyone had a fabulous Thanksgiving.Gathering with the family, a delicious dinner and some shopping with the girlshas left me anxiously awaiting the upcoming holiday season.Some decorations have been pulled out of storage, howeverI am actually looking forward to putting a few Continue reading

                  

The Sunday Showcase Party {No. 128}

Welcome to The Sunday Showcase PartyThank you for taking the time to stop by and share your creations & ideas. {source: Better Homes and Gardens} Just a Few Things Prior to Submitting Your Links *This Party is open to any project or idea you have made or createdand would like to Continue reading

                  

Easy Semi-Homemade Pumpkin Coffee Cake + 10 Simple Last Minute Dessert Recipes

For those hosting dinner tomorrow, I am sure most of you are already prepared and ready to go.I still have a last minute trip in the middle of the craze to look forward to later on today!If dessert is on the list and you're looking for an addition to those delicious traditional pies -here are a few Continue reading

                  

Sharpie® Your Season: Permanent Marker Embellished Dishes

This post brought to you by Sharpie®. All opinions are 100% mine.I really like to have a stash of extra gifts on hand during the holidays...just in casehostess gifts, delivery people, the mailman....they always come in handyQuick and easy projects always fit the bill and with a Sharpie® in hand'the Continue reading

                  

The Sunday Showcase Party {No. 127}

Welcome to The Sunday Showcase PartyThank you for taking the time to stop by and share your creations & ideas. {source: Better Homes and Gardens}For 60 more stylish Thanksgiving Table Ideas click here& 50 Thanksgiving Place Card Ideas click here Just a Few Things Prior to Submitting Continue reading

                  

Four Simple and Savory Bread Recipes: to make in a bread machine or by hand

For the past couple of weeks I have been overindulging on daily loaves of fresh warm bread. It is one of my real weaknesses. I can't take credit for the baking, or even the preparation though, as my bread machine has done 98% of the work - all I have done is simply tossed in the Continue reading

                  

Get Cozy, Give Back with Better Homes and Gardens: BHG Live Better

Happy Friday! Hope everyone has had a fabulous week.This time of year the words comfy and cozy always seem to have a bit more meaningas the weather continues to change and the festive seasons arrive.With the crisp chills in the air what could be better than Getting Cozy with the chance to Give Back Continue reading