5 Easy Ways to Decorate Pumpkins This Fall

I love walking through my neighbourhood and checking out the fall decorations. I will always have a fondness for the traditional Jack-o'-lanterns I see perched on people's front steps, but I've never been a very good pumpkin carver. Luckily, pretty decorated pumpkins are completely within in my reach. I've seen some stunning decorated pumpkins online and what continues to surprise me is how easy they are to make. Here are five easy and pretty ways to decorate pumpkins. No-Mess Sprinkle Pumpkins...more
Julie Ross Godar So adorable. I really love that she used white pumpkins for them. I seem to ... more

5 Easy Ways to Decorate Pumpkins This Fall

I love walking through my neighbourhood and checking out the fall decorations. I will always have a fondness for the traditional Jack-o'-lanterns I see perched on people's front steps, but I've never been a very good pumpkin carver. Luckily, pretty decorated pumpkins are completely within in my reach. I've seen some stunning decorated pumpkins online and what continues to surprise me is how easy they are to make. Here are five easy and pretty ways to decorate pumpkins. No-Mess Sprinkle Pumpkins...more
Dr E Me too! Such an easy way to add some shiny accents to fall decor. more

Why This Mom Agrees With John Grisham's Position On Child Pornography

Kids symbolize innocence. They are the most vulnerable demographic. Whenever I hear about crimes against kids I get angry. Having said that, I am trying to understand John Grisham's position on prosecuting persons on child pornography charges....more
According to this article, yes there were images found on his friend's computer. He downloaded ... more

115 Book Bloggers You Need to Start Following Right Now

I usually do most of my bookish interactions on Twitter, but I recently realized -- gasp -- I wasn't following a lot of my Twitter friends' blogs! I knew I needed to update my blogroll, but I also knew it would be a very time-consuming task. After going through 600+ accounts that I follow on my personal Twitter account (@writerrhiannon), I did a massive update to my personal blogroll. I then went through those blogs and made a list (with links) of (current / active) book bloggers that I love. Now I'm sharing with you! ...more
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15 Tips for Traveling to Bruges and London, with Two Sixes

My husband and I just got back from an amazing trip to Bruge and London! We did a lot of things right this time, and we screwed some things up as well. Since I felt like I wasn't able to find a lot of practical tips before we left, I'm anxious to tell you what we learned! I imagine many of these tips will be appropriate for other international travel, but since our trip was so specific, I don't want to generalize....more
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9 Great Books to Inspire Creativity

I have a pool. With small children, this is a blessing and a curse: A blessing because my family enjoys swimming, and a curse because my family enjoys swimming—which means I need to be vigilant and sit by the pool all day even when I don't feel like swimming. ...more
I think I need to see if my library has the washi tape book. more

So thrilled that Alphabet Salad is now part of the @BlogHer Publishing Network!

So thrilled that Alphabet Salad is now part of the @BlogHer Publishing Network! ...more
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7 One-Pot Meal Ideas for Busy Nights

"What's for dinner?" It's a question we hear daily. There are days when we throw back an easy answer. There are other days when the question makes us want to throw our spatulas on the floor and wail. Here are seven one-pot meal ideas to get you through those busy weeknight dinners. ...more
I've made that, minus the spinach. It is pretty good! more

#WhyIStayed: The Details Are Just the Devils Here

 By now, we all know the story. Well, we know part of it at least. We know the chapter of the story revealed via a few moments of grainy elevator footage on a video released by TMZ. We know that Ray Rice once hit his fiancée so hard that it knocked her out cold....more
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The leaves are starting to fall off one of my trees. #notready

The leaves are starting to fall off one of my trees. #notready ...more
GoFashionDeals We had a pretty brutal winter followed by a late and not very summer-y summer. ... more