How to Bake Pinecones for Fall & Holiday Crafts

Fall décor season is among us! My favorite decoration piece right now is pinecones. Why? They’re inexpensive (assuming that you will hunt them out yourselves) and versatile! ...more
I had no idea but it makes perfect sense. I will sprinkle cinnamon on them while they bake.more

Christmas Parol

Cross-posted from Living Off Script: Christmas Parol -- originally posted 12/12/12...more

The Pit Wreath

Cross-Post from Living Off Script, originally posted 12/11/12...more

Halloween Burlap Runner

Today I'm showing you the cutest little burlap runner you've ever seen.  Also, it's spooky.  It's spooky and cute, two of my favorite things. I found the idea at the Polka Dot Chair blog... I know what you're thinking, but her blog is about more than polka dot chairs.  At any rate, she had a great little post about a runner for halloween using burlap and I hopped on it like a frog on a lily pad....more
This looks adorably spooky-and who doesn't love burlap!more

Holiday Switcheroo

Up until yesterday, my Christmas tree was still up. Okay, not our real, live, six foot glittering tree but a decorative tree nonetheless. It's a three foot tall blue tinselly tree that I put oversized pink and gold ornaments on. I adore it. Fuzzy feelings aside, I needed to come to grips with the fact that the holidays were over an entire month ago. I also had several apothocary jars full of glittering bulbs still out and a huge ornament wreath on my front door, but I digress. I'm trying to get on top of things, so I thought why not start decorating for Valentines Day?...more

what i've been doing instead of cooking

Where have I been? ...more

DIY: Holiday Decor
those are really cute christmas balls, i'd love to try it with different colorsmore

Cinnamon Ornaments: scents for your home & fun for kids

  Let’s spice things up a bit! Cinnamon ornaments are fun to make (and messy, depending on the age of your helpers!). The delightful smells soon to fill your house are well worth a messy kitchen....more
Thanks for the pictures. They were great.more

That time of the year!!!

Since it is official that this Fall / Halloween will be our last holiday in our current home I decided to get everything up early so we (mostly the boys) could really enjoy it. Here are a few images of what has been completed. W is still asking for 'lots of those fiery pumpins' but they are not out yet, soon enough W, soon enough. ...more