191. Flavored Salts


For the last few years, my husband and I have steadily moved away from store bought gifts at Christmas and towards hand made gifts.  This year will be no different.  We have a few store bought things (mainly for each other and the kiddos in our lives, plus a few off the wall gifts, like […]

184. Finished mantel


It’s done!  I finally bought ribbon to string my “Thankful” banner together, and my Thanksgiving/fall mantel is finally done.  And with the exception of a small embroidery piece, my fall decorating is complete.  About time, too.  Two more weeks and it all comes down for the Christmas stuff! So this was my first year to decorate […]

160. A Halloween wreath


My mom and I both have a deep love of all things Halloween.  We seemed to develop it simultaneously when I was about 14 or so.  It’s become our tradition to add to each other’s Halloween decor stash each year for birthdays/Christmas, and this year will be no exception.  My mom’s birthday is perfect for […]