Decorating For Halloween

This year we will be having a Halloween party to celebrate our daughter turning 21! I’ll be “haunting” the house and sharing how I do it, but in the mean time I thought I’d share a few of the clever ideas I’ve come across for inspiration. Love this creepy skeleton wreath by Ready Set Craft These “Cheesecloth Spirits” by Martha Stewart are especially eerie and simple to make ....more

Flower Guide – Calla Lilies

The Calla Lily is neither a true calla nor a true lily, rather it is part of the genus Zantedeschia, (zan-te-DES-kee-ah). The name calla lily comes from a Greek word for beauty. However the calla lily has several meanings often associated with it’s use in traditions such as weddings and funerals ....more

Boo! Pumpkin Ginger Martini

My absolute favorite thing about fall is pumpkin! I love martinis, it just made sense to make a pumpkin martini! Plus, it’s so easy! ...more

Women of the World

Hello again! I hope you are all well. This week I am studying women- all women- particularly in the media ....more

Eat, Drink and be Scary! Free Halloween Printable

Eat, Drink and be Scary! Print out this free printable and add a little Halloween fun to your decor. Sized 5×7 inches to fit into any standard picture frame ....more

In Season: Pumpkins!

Pumpkins are my absolute favorite! There’s more to pumpkin than just delicious pies. Pumpkins are good for your digestive system, just one cup of pumpkin puree provides 7.1 grams of dietary fiber and contain about 10 percent of your daily requirement of potassium ....more

Apple Moscow Mule

Moscow Mules are a great refreshing drink for summer. Why not bring that refreshing ginger taste into those those warm fall days by mixing things up a bit with apple instead of lime! Apple Moscow Mule 1...more

Fall Outdoor Planters

It’s that time of year again, time to switch out the planters on your porch and deck from summer flowers to cold hardy plants. I use the same containers that I had my summer plants in and reuse the same potting soil. Doing so helps to cut down on the expense, since these planters will only last between 6 and 8 weeks before old man winter sets in around here, I don’t like to spend too much on them ....more

Welcome Autumn, free phone wallpaper!

Autumn…the year’s last, loveliest smile. ― William Cullen Bryant Today, September 23rd, is the first day of autumn (autumnal equinox). Celebrate with a fresh...more

Fall 2014 Color Trends

I know, we’re already well into fall. I’ve been in denial. Don’t get me wrong, I do love fall...more