Creations, November Mailbox Swag & Turkey Wreath

  Oh dear calendar, I wish you would slow down!! Here it is almost mid November and I’m still having fun making fall crafts           Poor Thanksgiving, it barely has a chance squeezed in between popular Halloween and Christmas         I have enjoyed dressing up my mailbox this … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Pilgrims & Pumpkins

  Welcome to the Celebrate & Decorate annual Thanksgiving tablescape hop! A week of creative Thanksgiving tables to enjoy and inspire! All the links are at the end of this post and are updated daily         I am especially thankful for my friend Sally~ or as I sometimes call her, CCOG, CC’s … Continue reading

Tablescapes, November in the Kitchen

  After every holiday, I tell myself, there is no reason to be in a rush to put things away…         And just about every time, the very second I can, it’s out with the old and in with the new!!         The boys were away this weekend, so … Continue reading

Holidays, Boo!

  Happy Halloween!         Are you here for the “Boos?”         Oh good! I’ve got plenty of Boos for you today!                                           You’ve been Booed!!         … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Wild Flower Field

  Last week we talked about the similarities between cooking and painting I shared my Recipe for a Painting and the preparations I do to get started         Today, let’s paint!         I started with the sky, using a light application of white letting the red come through producing … Continue reading

Tablescapes, MacPumpkin Octoberfest

  I have been enjoying  Fanciful Pumpkins so much in my Fall decor         I call them MacPumpkins because they were inspired by MacKenzie-Childs         Time to bring them to the table!         I displayed them “bakery” style, perched on cake stands of different heights   … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Season of the Witch

  Welcome to the Celebrate & Decorate annual Halloween Tablescape Hop!       Prepare to have some frights and delights!       Let’s celebrate the “Season of the Witch” today         Lot’s of witchy things have come out to play           The pumpkin witch is the … Continue reading

Home Decor, Rustic Country Farmhouse & National Handbag Day

  There appears to be a National holiday for just about everything, Today is National Handbag Day!         When Miss Coquille, my loyal Traveling Tote companion, heard about National Handbag Day she insisted that I share our recent excursion to the most unique house I have ever experienced       Located … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Seaside October

  “Fall is Summer’s Flamboyant Farewell” ~A. A. Fitzwilliam         Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower. ~Albert Camus         Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting  and autumn a mosaic of them all ~Stanley Horowitz     “Anyone who thinks … Continue reading

Holidays, Cute or Creepy?

  Now, if you’re one who doesn’t like Halloween, I get it… I am not a fan of the gory and terrifying stuff, Just bring on the cute and the fun!   Burlap Bottle Ghosts     My ghosts won’t scare you   Ghost Ship     or double dare you   Ghosts on the … Continue reading

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