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Learn how to make witch's brew punch, a foggy bubbling cauldron and a smoking Jack-O-Lantern, plus lots of other dry ice experiments for Halloween and beyond.

You can’t have a spooky Halloween display without some special effects. A cauldron, plus dry ice and hot water equals a fog effect that will have those trick-or-treaters hightailing it off your porch before they become an ingredient in the witch’s brew! Continental Carbonic, a manufacturer of dry ice with 39 branches in the eastern […]

If love North Carolina barbecue, do yourself a favor and try this slow-cooker, make-at-home version. You'll find recipes for Eastern style and Lexington style sauce. Make your favorite, or try them both, and decided which you like best.

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Smithfield®, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #PutPorkontheMenu http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV Read my full disclosure policy here. Sometimes I feel like I’m living in enemy territory. In North Carolina, a culinary divide runs through the middle of the state, […]

Best Toys for Father-Son Bonding #TargetToys #Cbias #shop

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #TargetToys #CollectiveBias. Read my full disclosure policy here. Families that play together stay together. I’m a firm believer in that. Even as our lives get busy and our kids grow older and more independent with their own interests […]

Hallmark Jumbo Poster Kids Cards at Walmart

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #collectivebias Read my full disclosure policy here. Life lessons and teachable moments — you can never plan for them, can you? Who would have thought a movie about a bunch of misfit superheroes would be chock full of […]

Adding Curb Appeal: Experimenting with Front Door Colors with Modern Masters

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post on behalf of Modern Masters. It includes affiliate links. This front porch is the setting for a lot of memories. It’s always been one of my mom’s favorite spots to pose her children and grandchildren. Birthdays. Holidays. Prom dates. High school graduations. So much of our childhood was preserved […]

Kids love playing with their food, so why not throw a Halloween bash that encourages it! So many great ideas for Halloween snacks, crafts and activities, like a drinkable potions bar at AttaGirlSays.com #spookysnacks #shop #cibias

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Post includes affiliate links. Read my full disclosure policy here. #collectivebias It’s an undisputed fact: kids love playing with their food. So, I planned a fun pre-Halloween porch party for Jackson and some neighborhood pals. On the […]

Burlap & Black Halloween Wreath Ideas

Disclosure: This post is sponsored and includes affiliate links, but all opinions are honest and my own. Read my full disclosure policy here. As you may have guessed, Halloween is one of my favorite holidays of the year. I can’t wait to show you all of our spooky indoor and outdoor Halloween decorations soon, and […]

These painted metallic beaded bracelets are so easy to make with wooden beads, leather cording and metallic paint. The mixed metals look is hot in fashion right now, and these will work silver, gold, bronze and platinum accessories.

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by DecoArt, but I only share products that I love. Read my full disclosure policy here. What’s not to love about fall fashion? Sweaters. Boots. Oversized handbags. Chunky jewelry. Today, I’m sharing a painting project that is all about making something pretty for  you — not your home. You can […]

These 6 tips for choosing furniture for your home will save you from costly mistakes. And they'll help you design and furnish a home you love, now and in the future. Read more at AttaGirlSays.com

I had purchased “grownup furniture” before. But I don’t think I was ever so excited about a furniture delivery as I was on that Saturday morning when the china cabinet arrived. The cabinet was our first purchase together as a married couple, and I was so excited to fill it with our china, crystal and […]

Stenciled & Stained Wooden Planter Boxes #woodprojectshoa with AttaGirlSays.com

Disclosure: I received free product and compensation from Minwax, but all opinions are my own. And I only write about products that I love. Read my full disclosure policy here. I’m back again today with a quick-and-easy crafty how-to video showing you how you can create an expensive inlaid wood look with stain and stencils. […]