Simple Halloween and Fall Decorating Ideas

Gourds. Every year I look at the piles and piles of gourds that are for sale – you can find them everywhere from the local farm to your neighborhood Walmart. Usually cheap in price, gourds are colorful and certainly symbolic of the fall/harvest/Halloween season. Be that as it were, every year I’d find myself stumped … Read more

Easy Halloween Craft: Mason Jar Mummies

Bob and I threw these together yesterday and put them on our kitchen windowsill. I still can’t believe how something so simple could end up being one of my very favorite decorations! To make your own little family of mummies, here’s what you need: Mason Jars (any size, up to you) Googly Eyes Glue (I … Read more

4th of July Food and Craft Round Up

Time to break out the red, white and blue! Need some inspiration for July 4th food and decor? Red, White and Blue Chocolate Covered Patriotic Strawberries Patriotic Chocolate Marshmallow Pops DIY Mason Jar No-Mess Straw Toppers And of course… be sure to check out my 4th of July inspired Pinterest board for lots more ideas!

Easter Candy Jelly Bean Floral Centerpiece

Easter Candy Jelly Bean Floral Centerpiece Despite the falling temps and ANOTHER winter weather watch, the calendar claims that it’s Spring.  And one week from today is Easter.  So in a desperate attempt to give my drab house a little color, I set out to make some simple centerpieces for the dining room table. These … Read more

Homemade DIY Granite Cleaner – 4 Ingredients!

After our kitchen renovations wrapped up in December, I found myself face to face with granite counters for the first time in my life.  I quickly realized that I had no idea how to keep them clean and the few different cleaners that I tried left quite a bit of streaking. My friend recommended a … Read more