Home Decor & Tablescapes, Falling for Pumpkins

After a family filled weekend, everyone left except for DD and her family We were able to enjoy a low key day together before they had to go home CC was closely looking at our seasonal tree and she said, “Gigi, I think it’s time to take down these summery things, it’s fall now you … Continue reading

Creations, Painted Pumpkin Crate

Heartfelt prayers go out to all those in harm’s way from Hurricane Laura… πŸ™ Welcome to the Creative Craft Blog Hop! hosted by Celebrate & Decorate and Design Morsels Are you ready for some great crafting inspirations? Be sure to visit all the blogs listed at the end of this post to kick start your … Continue reading

Home Decor, As Summer Fades into Fall

  Welcome to the Fall Home Tour Blog Hop, hosted by Andrea from Design Morsels Thank you Andrea! If you’re coming from Chas Crazy Creations, I know she had some wonderful ideas for you!   πŸŽƒπŸπŸŒ»   In the deep South, we won’t see signs of Fall until mid October I like to ease into … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Thanksgiving Thoughts

    Are you all set for Thanksgiving?         Ours will be small and casual         After years of doing Thanksgiving with HH’s sister and her whole family, Everyone is going in a different direction now Our children are grown and have their own family obligations       … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Fall Favorites Featuring Pumpkin

  How do you feel about pumpkin recipes? Do you try to make pumpkin everything or do you cringe and avoid it like a bad cold?       Β I have discovered some absolutely wonderful ways to enjoy this fall classic ingredient that are worth a second look   Pumpkin Patch Salad is paired with … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, A Walk Through the Woods

  Let’s talk a walk in the woods today         This photograph by Andrew Neel on Unsplash was my inspiration           I started with a light blue wash for the sky         Next came the path         I used a fan brush … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Pumpkin Flower Power

  I have really been enjoying my Pumpkin Flower Tower         Every day I give the floral foam flower layers a quick drink of water and the flowers have really lasted a long time! I’m thinking about replacing the real flowers with faux when they start to fade…         … Continue reading

Throwback Thursday, Must Make Maple Recipes

  The flavor of the month for September is Maple I was hoping to share an eye popping Maple cake today… Irresistible like these favorites below…   Caramel Candy Wreath Cake     Million Dollar Pound Cake with Almond Toffee Crown     But the baking angels were not on my side It not only … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Fall Harvest at the Pumpkin Farm

  Welcome to the annual Celebrate & Decorate’s Welcome Fall Tablescape Hop Please join the fun this week as we welcome Fall!       It’s harvest time on the Pumpkin Farm Time to pick up some farm fresh Pumpkins, apples and sunflowers~         The Farm Fresh Truck stand is overflowing!   … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Sunflower Scarecrow

  How do you feel about colored pencils? When I first started drawing, I loved to use colored pencils and markers They are still favorite mediums, You have great control, and many options to achieve different effects   It was so hot at the beach last week, I couldn’t even paint on the porchΒ πŸ˜… so … Continue reading