Most of us have our Thanksgiving day menus pre-planned with the traditional annual line up of turkey, stuffing, pumpkin pie etc., but when preparing appetizers there is a little more freedom for creativity. Here are a couple of ideas for some festive … Continue reading
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Country Chic Bud Vase
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This Memorial Day, we decided to throw a fairly last minute cook-out (I’m now suspicious that my husband put the idea of this in my head as an elaborate scheme to get a new grill) but anyway, I needed some decorations quick and made … Continue reading
Recipe: Red and Green Quinoa Salad
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This festive salad can either be a main course or side dish, and using red quinoa, green olives, red peppers, with a cilantro-lime dressing, this is a nutritious way to add a little color to your table this holiday season. … Continue reading
DIY Glitter Christmas Ornaments
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I gave these monogrammed ornaments as gifts, but you can also use them for your own decor. They only cost about $2 a piece and are so easy to make: All you need is glitter, glue, and plain ornaments. Draw monogram, initials, … Continue reading
Be Original With This DIY Candy Buffet
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I have seen lot’s of different versions of a DIY Candy Buffet on Pinterest in the past. It’s one of those projects I have wanted to do for a while. This weekend I had to make a trip to The … Continue reading
Christmas Gift Idea: Ornament Exchange (to Help Trim Your Tree in Meaning)
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Due to my severe lack of decor skills and extreme traditionalism, I don’t do artsy Christmas trees. I do old-school, family ornaments and heirloom bulbs. I don’t use deco mesh on my tree (partly because I can’t seem to use … Continue reading
A Wrapping Station To Fit Any Space!
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If you read this blog much, you know that Shane (my husband) call’s me a DIY Factory because of my constant projects. With the Holidays and all the present wrapping that’s going on in my life I needed a WRAPPING … Continue reading
What Elf Is On Your Shelf?!?!
Have you heard of it? The Elf On The Shelf?! I purchased one for my son when he was 5 months old. Even though I knew it would be a while before I used it, i just couldn’t resist the … Continue reading