My Little Fall Porch

Fall Porch 2

I spent time working on decorating my front porch for fall today - fortunately the weather cooperated. We rent a townhouse and we love where we live - the neighbors are nice, the streets are quiet and the house is perfect for us. We love renting, too! It has been a blessing to live where we do. Our front porch is pretty small, but I am happy that I have a little porch and that it is … [Read more...]

Creative Inspirations Linky Party Features


You guys are so clever! Thanks for sharing all your ideas at the party this are the ones I loved the most - DIY Hanging Lanterns by Wilker Do's A Touch of Fall by The Moon and Me Chair Reveal by Our Life in a Click Saving a Radio Cabinet by Thrifty Treasures Squirrel Sugar Cookies by Shopgirl Pumpkin, Sage and Sausage Pasta by The Keck Girls $500 Living Room by … [Read more...]

Halloween Vignette

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 Good morning! Have you been decorating for the fall season? I certainly have. I actually love fall and decorating with pumpkins and mums is right up my alley. Honestly, as a blogger, I think there is a great deal of pressure to completely go nuts over the holidays. Crafting this, making can be a bit overwhelming and as a result, I feel so much pressure to follow suit and do what … [Read more...]

Guest Post: French Buffet Transformation

French Buffet 1 - Embracing Change

Hi everyone!I have been SO BUSY this past week! I need to get back in gear. Thank goodness that every day is a fresh start...I am greatly looking forward to starting a new week this week. I wanted to let you know that I finished up this piece this week...I think you may remember this? Yes it was pretty pathetic, but can you see past all her imperfections and see the beauty that lies … [Read more...]

Creative Inspirations Linky Party

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( Welcome to the party! I am happy to be here and I can't wait to see what you have been creating and dreaming up this week! I think the change in seasons has sparked my creative side. I have so many ideas brewing right now. Let's see what you have for us tonight! Please link up anything you have created – DIY projects, crafts, room makeovers, recipes, furniture … [Read more...]

Creamy Carrot Soup

Creamy Carrot Soup 1

It is soup season! Hooray! My husband and I are soup junkies if you will. What could be better than a bowl of hot and delicious soup with a chunk of crusty, warm bread? Nothing! As a result, I end up making a lot of soup during the colder weather months. My speciality is butternut squash although I love a creamy carrot soup. I thought you may like to give this soup a try, too.It is SOOOOO … [Read more...]

Creative Inspirations Linky Party Features

fall door

Would you like to see some great features from last week's Creative Inspirations Linky Party? Vegetable Soup with Garlic Bread by Hello Little home DIY Halloween Sidelight Signs and Fall Porch Reveal by B'less'er House Mushroom Costume by Caseperlatesta Simple Fall Table by Decorating Cents Front Door Makeover by The Domestic Heart Chalkboard Wood Bats by The DIY Dreamer Paper … [Read more...]

Milk Painting Tip

Milk Paint Tip 2

I know that I NEED to write a post on painting with milk paint...I have used it quite a bit and I know you guys are always looking for information on how to paint furniture. Honestly, milk paint is very different that other paints so it NEEDS its own post! That being said, I want to take some time tonight teaching you a tip I have learned in how to mix milk paint. Milk paint comes in a powder … [Read more...]

I Love Fall

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Fall has always been my most favorite season of all. Even as I get older and enjoy the hot summer months more and more, I still think Fall trumps them all. Curious why? Here are the things I love about this glorious season: The gorgeous fall foliage... Warm days and cool nights... That smell in the air... Campfires... Carving pumpkins with my family... Fall hikes... Pumpkins and … [Read more...]

Piece of Work

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Just a quick check in to share my current project with you... Yup, she is a real piece of work. No joke. But can you just imagine how beautiful she will be when she is done? That is what keeps me going... … [Read more...]