Wooden Spool Christmas Tree Ornament & 35+ Ways to Trim the Tree!

Paper wrapped wooden spools make a charming Christmas tree ornament - add jingle bell ornaments and a gold star, too!

It's the most wonderful time of the year ... counting down the days until Thanksgiving, hopefully a little time off to enjoy with your family, maybe a little retail therapy, hauling out the Christmas tree (in our case, it's an artificial) and getting into the holiday spirit!  I'll go ahead and come clean today ... since we are having Thanksgiving at my mom's house this year, I already have decorated our dining room and entry way for Christmas.  For the moment, our tree is still tucked away in … [Continue reading...]

10 Must Make Thanksgiving Side Dishes

These 10 must make Thanksgiving side dishes will rock your Thanksgiving table!!

Did Thanksgiving sneak up on anyone else?  How in the world are we just single digits away??  I am super excited about a week off and time with family and great food.  But I have to admit that I am counting down the days to the ... Thanksgiving side dishes!! They are my favorite part about Thanksgiving (just don't tell the turkey)!!  So, when I saw all of the roasted vegetables, fluffy rolls and warm comforting baked stuffing at this week's Creativity Unleashed Link Party, the features pretty … [Continue reading...]

Thinking Outside the Gift Box eBook & Giveaway!!

Thinking Outside the Gift Box - an awesome e-book by Lauren Lanker of The Thinking Closet!

It is no surprise that I love love LOVE gift giving!  From selecting (or better yet, making!) a gift, wrapping it, stamping a tag, adding some bells and whistles like twine and ribbons and anything sparkly … it just makes my heart happy!  Guys, you know my love for mason jars, alphabet stamps, bakers twine and […]

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Cinnamon Rosemary Foot Soak & Essential Oils Gift Guide!!

Cinnamon Rosemary Foot Soak is perfect for tired, sore feet and it makes awesome Christmas gifts! And only two ingredients!

Ages ago, one of my very first jobs was in retail.  At a very popular bath & body products store.  And the holiday hours were long and at the end of my shifts, my feet were SORE.  Like throbbing on the drive home sore.  Like don’t take your shoes off until you aren’t going out […]

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Thanksgiving Dessert Ideas {That Aren’t Pumpkin Pie!}

10 Thanksgiving dessert ideas that are not pumpkin pie! Add a twist to your Thanksgiving dessert table!

We are just two weeks away from glorious, wonderful food-filled Thanksgiving!!  I am SO excited this year because we are having not one, not two but THREE Thanksgiving meals!  We are celebrating this weekend with my family that is in town from Ohio.  Then, we are having a Thanksgiving meal with Chris’ dad.  Finally, we […]

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Easy Holiday Desserts ~ Eggnog Pudding Pies

Eggnog pudding pies are one of my favorite easy holiday desserts! No bake and prep ahead of time for stress free holiday entertaining!

And let the holiday recipe blitz begin!  There is just something about this time of year that inspires me!  I love the warm rustic colors of Fall, the bright bling and lights of Christmas, the pop and fizz of New Year’s Eve … this truly is my favorite season.  So be prepared for all manner […]

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Paper Pumpkin Pie Garland {Perfect for the Thanksgiving Dessert Table!}

How cute is this paper pumpkin pie garland? It would be perfect to hang at the Thanksgiving dessert table!

What is more classic for Thanskgiving than pumpkin pie?!  And since it would be a little weird – not to mention messy – to hang freshly baked slices of pie on twine, I recreated one of my favorite Thanksgiving desserts in paper!!  Seriously, how cute are these little paper slices of pie?  I even made […]

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6 Free Thanksgiving Printables!

Spark dinner conversation, package leftovers, decorate for Fall and more with these 6 FREE Thanksgiving printables!

Thanksgiving is just a few weeks away, so if you need to decorate your home, spark dinner conversation around the Thanksgiving table or package up leftovers for family and friends (Not the stuffing! It’s my favorite!),then you have come to the right place!  Today I am featuring free Thanksgiving printables that are just perfect for this […]

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Indian Corn Thanksgiving Favors

Make Indian Corn Thanksgiving favors with this step by step tutorial. They are gorgeous for place cards, too!

It is November –  yay!  I can hardly wait for Thanksgiving!  It is one of my favorite holidays though it tends to get overlooked sandwiched between Halloween and Christmas.  I for one love watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade, splurging on a great breakfast and then heading to the kitchen to cook with my mom […]

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