Fun With Food

For certain holidays, over the years, it’s become sort of tradition to get together with friends in the front yard for festivities. We do Easter egg hunts, 4th of July fireworks, Halloween pumpkin carving parties, and so on.  All of these get togethers usually entail fun foods for the kids (and parents, if I’m being…

It’s Almost Fall Y’all!

Let’s take a moment to rejoice… pumpkin flavored everything, turning leaves and sweater weather is just around the corner! Well, maybe not so much the sweater weather here in Central Texas, but some semi-layered outfits, perhaps.  I just can’t resist any longer, so here are a few decor items from last Fall that may inspire…

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Okay, yes I know we haven’t had Thanksgiving and usually I’m a stickler for making sure we give our day of thanks it’s credit… buuuuut this year I dodged the hosting bullet and we can never have enough Christmas! So, I took down the Fall decor and Christmas decor has exploded all throughout my house…

Easter Treats

Hyped up on sugary sweets it’s not how I like to celebrate Easter.  Besides, that’s not what Easter is all about, but let’s save that for another post.  There are many alternatives to filling those plastic eggs with things other than chocolate (that melts in the sun while they hunt for them anyway).  Here are…

Fall Harvest

I love Fall.  The changing colors, cooler weather, scents of warm cinnamon and lovely spices, the yummy flavors… I could go on and on.  I also love the themes and holidays that occur during the Fall season.  It’s a time of harvest and thanksgiving and coming together to celebrate our blessings with friends and family. …

A Painted Christmas

With the holiday season in full swing, sometimes it can be overwhelming, and pricey.  The feasts, the hosting, the decor, the shopping, wrapping… on and on it goes.  Take a moment and breathe.  You don’t have to break the bank to create beautiful holiday home decor.  This year, I decided to forego purchasing all new…