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Easy Pumpkin Pie Milkshake Recipe

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. This post may contain affiliate links. #CollectiveBias¬† Every fall, my favorite local bakery offers a limited edition pumpkin pie milkshake. But like the crisp cool days of fall and gorgeous autumn leaves, it is gone too soon. […]

What a fun family craft!! Use cardstock, ribbon, craft punches, washi tape, pipe cleaners and other craft supplies to make these cute Ugly Christmas Sweater gift tags. A great family craft or activity for your ugly sweater party. Kids and adults alike will have a blast designing their ugly sweaters. Get the free sweater pattern by clicking here.

Somewhere, buried deep in my closet, there’s a cardigan festooned with Christmas lights. My very own ugly Christmas sweater. I bought it. I wore it. I thought it was festive! Well, at least I have something to wear to this virtual ugly Christmas sweater party my friend, Angie, at The Country Chic Cottage is hosting! […]

Use scrapbook paper, paint and vintage Santa images to make these Christmas gift tags that also double as ornaments. Embelilish them with embossed paper, velvet ribbon and craft gems.

Years ago, I used to hand make all our Christmas cards. But our list has grown longer, and my days have grown busier, so I don’t have time for that anymore. But I still love papercrafting and adding a handmade element to our holiday celebrations. So, I’m really excited to be joining the Spellbinders Product […]

Holiday Baking Essentials at World Market and Homemade Food Gifts

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by World Market, but all opinions are honest and my own. Read my full disclosure policy here. It’s no secret I love holiday baking. Whipping up treats in the kitchen for homemade food gifts, holiday parties or fireside snacking is one of my favorite parts of the holiday season. Homemade […]

Elegant Black & Purple Thanksgiving Table Decor

Disclosure: I received a free set of dinnerware and glassware as compensation for this post, but all opinions are my own. Post may include affiliate links. Read my full disclosure policy here. I love stepping outside my comfortable color palette and bucking tradition when it comes to holiday decorating. Who says Thanksgiving table decor has […]

These simple Thanksgiving table decorations were inspired by fashion runways. And would you believe everything comes from a box? Click for your chance to win a 4-piece feather frenzy table styling kit from Sparkle & Dine.

My dining room table is all set for Thanksgiving with feathers and burlap and mercury glass and shades of green and aqua inspired by the fashion runways! And it didn’t take me any time at all to pull this Thanksgiving table setting together because I used a table styling kit from Sparkle & Dine! This […]

Cheesy Green Chile Cornbread Recipe

Recent text message from my husband: “Do you want to win a chili cook-off?” Yep, we’re competitive. We’re confident. We’re brash. And with a recipe like my sweet and spicy chili, we can’t lose! Especially if we bring a skillet of this cheesy green chile cornbread to serve with it! (I play to win!) Now, […]

How I found my style

I love talking about decorating and showing off my favorite photos of our home. So, I’m delighted to be guest posting today over at my friend Pamela’s blog, From My Front Porch to Yours. I’m participating in her “How I Found My Style Sundays” series, where bloggers answer four questions about how and why we […]

Make up a batch of this yummy lemon curd recipe for homemade holiday gifts. Give it along with blueberry scones and a coordinating tea towel. Find the recipe, printable jar and package labels and an iron-on transfer pattern at AttaGirlSays.com

I love giving homemade treats to neighbors, friends, family and teachers at the holidays. Today, as part of this month’s Crafty Hangouts series, I’m sharing one of my favorite holiday food gift ideas. It’s part homemade, part store bought with a little crafty DIY element. This month, the live craft video hangouts are sponsored by […]

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 […]