Tablescapes, Favorites from Fall

For the first time in maybe…ever … I have no energy…     Zip, nada, nil…     This cold, or whatever I have, has rendered me non functional…     as in not doing anything…     I don’t even have enough energy to care that I don’t have any energy       … Continue reading

Home Decor, Finally Fall!

  I think we are all having fun welcoming fall this year, and even if cooler temps haven’t arrived where you are, pulling out pumpkins and all things autumn makes us at least pretend to feel cooler       Last week I was able to do a little fall-i-fying…     Come on in, … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Cotton Pickin’ Pumpkins

  When the cotton is high in the south, it’s time to pick some pumpkins!     I did my pumpkin pickin’ at Trader Joe’s       They are piled in a galvanized tub with magnolia and cotton white as snow       Pumpkins pumpkins everywhere       I love my new … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Pumpkin Farm

This is Take-out Tuesday with a twist today, I do have a great recipe to share but first let’s join the fun for Celebrate & Decorate’s Fall Tablescape Hop   I have been hopping with this group through several seasons, and you won’t want to miss any of their fabulous tables and ideas!  A big … Continue reading

Home Decor, Thanksgiving X Two!

There is no Fearless Friday painting this week as I’ve been busy bringing Thanksgiving into 2 homes for the fabulous Thoughts of Home Stunning Vignettes Blog Hop! It has been great fun participating with this talented group of bloggers, they will inspire your creativity and get you motivated for the holidays! Whether you are following … Continue reading

Holidays, Pumpkin Turkey and things to do in November

Well, the absolutely first thing to do in November, especially since you have an extra whole hour,  is to make a pumpkin turkey!     This turkey was inspired by the talented Mary at Home is Where the Boat is…when I saw her owl pumpkin creations, I couldn’t stand it they are so cute!!!   … Continue reading

Holidays, The Witching Hour

The Witching Hour is fast approaching,     Witches everywhere will be encroaching       They’ve stopped in here for some potent cheer         They plan to brew some Spider Stew       They’ve flown in from everywhere       Look at that skinny one in the chair   … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Painted Pattern Pumpkins

I must confess, I haven’t done any serious painting in several weeks, I’ve been too busy entertaining pirates Playing with fall decor and painting birthday things These fast and easy pirate signs were made by drawing a simple skull and bones on a piece of white paper, coloring with markers, and sticking them on sign … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Sweet & Savory Apple Tart with Fennel & Prosciutto

  It’s raining leaves at my house     But they aren’t the pretty fall leaves you save and wax and put in your centerpieces or pumpkin pots       It was 97 degrees, dry as a bone, and I think they’ve simply given up!     I had to use faux leaves in … Continue reading

Home Decor, Arched Doorways & Giveaway Winner!

Okay y’all, it’s officially fall!   So the calendar says, but we’re still in the 90’s in Alabama…  😅     But pumpkins have arrived  🎉   I couldn’t resist a centerpiece using the hand painted pumpkin table runner before I send it to the giveaway winner…     Yep!   Today’s the day!     … Continue reading

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