31 days to take the Stress out of Christmas


Tomorrow is October 1st, which if you have been around here for a while you know that means I join Nester in writing each day for 31 days during the month of October. This will actually be my 4th year writing a 31 days series during the month of October.  In 2011 I wrote 31 […]

Seasonal mantels of 2013


I recapped some of the top posts of 2013 in this post if you missed it.  BUT I thought it would be fun to do a mantel recap post too! You know that I love to decorate my mantel for seasons.  I did it before I was blogging, and would do it even if I […]

Red and JOYful Christmas mantel with natural elements


Running out of time to share the rest of my Christmas décor with you!  I know some of you have been waiting and wanting to see my Christmas mantel… so here it is! I had planned to do something totally different but ran out of time to make that happen.  But I really do like […]

Christmas gift idea: Painted door mat


Need a last minute gift idea?  Or maybe a gift that your kids could do this weekend for the grandparents or other family members?  I have an EASY, fast project for you that is useful and super cute too! You will need a finished carpet mat.  You can either pick up an outdoor mat or […]

Red and white Christmas tree with natural elements


I have been telling you that I switched out my colors for Christmas this year and I am enjoying it!  So let me introduce you to my red, brown, and metallic Christmas tree! I picked up a bin of deep red, metallic and brown plastic ornaments last year after Christmas at Wal-Mart and that is […]