DIY: German Glass Glitter Frosted Branches


Hmmm…  Did you just roll your eyes when you saw the title to this post?  Whaaaaaa?  Another German Glass Glitter post?  Heck yeah.  I only get this stuff out once a year and while it is out, I’m going to milk it for all its worth.  So yes - these are my German Glass Glitter Frosted Branches. Not only that, I am SO not a … [Read more...]

DIY: Plaid Patchwork Reindeer


Okay.  So I have a confession.  I LOVE plaid.  Cool plaid.  Hip plaid.  Any plaid.  So much so, that I’m taking my love of plaid into today’s DIY:  My Plaid Patchwork Reindeer. Plaid, with a little bit of twinkle. Traditional Christmas with a twinkle twist.  Perhaps I like plaid because it is similar to comfort … [Read more...]

DIY: Corn Husk And Coffee Filter Flower Tutorial


Yesterday, I showed you all of the “after” photos of these flowers.  Today, it is time to get to work.  Time for the Corn Husk and Coffee Filter Flower Tutorial.  Step. By. Step. You will need the following items: Corn husks (found in the Hispanic aisle at the grocery store) Brown coffee filters Wooden … [Read more...]

DIY: Fast, Fun & Spirited Halloween Decor…And Then Some


Hey friends!  How was your weekend?  Any fall activities? John and I traveled to Pasadena to go to the Oregon v. UCLA football game – and watch a great win. Aside from our flight being delayed for four hours on the way home, it was a great weekend.  We did a little bit of shopping and a lot of eating.  A quick … [Read more...]

Beauty Inside The October Barn

So the barn sale is over and we could not have written a better weather plan for what we were given.  It was a spectacular two days of sunshine and crisp air. Autumn perfection. The sale was fun and successful and plans are being made for bigger and better next May.  I was only able to spend a few minutes taking … [Read more...]

Autumn Barn Sale–Mark Your Calendars!

Indulge Barn Sale & Field Festival - (28)

Good morning! It is that time again. The Barn & Field Festival - for the holidays. October 5th and 6th. Can you believe that is less than a month away?! Food and  live music to enhance your holiday shopping experience. What will I have? Harvest Décor. Christmas Décor. Tabletop and Entertaining … [Read more...]

Christmas & My Anniversary–All On The Same Day!

Hey there! I pulled into my driveway after taking Joey to the orthodontist yesterday - and having just stopped at the post office to pick up six packages that I had there waiting - to find eight,  large boxes on my back porch from the man in brown. Yippeee!!! I love it when that happens. I’d love it even more if it … [Read more...]

Rewind & Fast Forward 12/16/2012


Good morning, Panic mode has now set in.  I have one week to accomplish more than I can grasp right now between work, home and Christmas.  What about you? While looking at the week ahead, let’s also look at the week that just passed. Monday: It was story time about a 16 foot Christmas tree and how it all … [Read more...]

DIY: Scented Dried Apple Mini Wreath


Happy Friday all! I think we can all agree that one of the best things about this time of year are the scents of the season.  The spices. The breads. The crockpots. It definitely initiates a hunkerin' down mode.   I’ve already shown you what I think is the best thing to make your house smell like heaven, and … [Read more...]