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  • Designer Details – How To Get A Designer Look On A Budget
  • A Gorgeous Remodeled Kitchen {With Before And Afters}
  • How To Make Adorable Wine Cork Napkin Rings {And Bracelets Too!}
  • Neutral And Aqua Bedroom Decorating Ideas
  • Family Room Decor – Layering Accessories On A Console Table
  • Recipe For Pecan Meltaway Balls
  • How to Decorate a Christmas Tree – Designer’s Step-By-Step Directions
  • How to: Add Style to a Small Bedroom
  • How to Make an Upholstered Cornice – Part I

I’m A Little Jealous And My Most Popular Christmas Posts

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I’m ready to pull out all of my Christmas decorations.  I keep waiting for inspiration to strike, but my new/old house hasn’t told me yet what it wants to be for Christmas this year.  sigh   It’s really hard to be inspired when so much of your house is under construction/disorganized/covered in dust/a mess.  So, yes, I […]

The Scoop Link Party #146

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  Well, we’ve made it friends.  It’s Thanksgiving week!  We’ve already had lots of build-up to the Christmas season, but this is the week that truly kicks it off for me!   I know that a lot of you will be decorating your Christmas trees this weekend.  I spent some time with a couple of […]

I’m Dying To Talk Turkey With You

The easy, fool proof way to cook a moist and delicious turkey

Did you know that there’s a burning question on everyone’s mind this time of year? It’s a question that has often caused heated discussions and disagreements. It has caused rifts between family and friends.  Really.   And it all centers around this handsome fellow.     Image Source    How in the world do you cook […]

5 On Friday: 5 Cool And Unique Ways To Reuse Old Sweaters

5 Cool and Unique Ways To Use Old Sweaters

Old sweaters – we all have them lying around.  Maybe what you have is out of style or you just don’t like them anymore.  Or maybe they shrank in the wash.  Oops.    Here are 5 cool and unique ways to actually do something with them instead of just letting them take up space.     […]

The Scoop Link Party #145

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Woohoo – it’s Scoop Day!  I sure am glad that you’ve come to party with us!   Are you looking for an easy and tasty recipe for something that can serve either as a side or as a desert to go along with your Thanksgiving meal?  Then you’ll want to check out the recipe that I […]

That Time That I Made The Best Baked Honeycrisp Apples Ever {Really!}, But The Pictures Turned Out Awful


In the world of blogging it is a big no-no to post less than perfect photographs, especially of food.  I mean, who wants to look at unappetizing and unappealing food images?   Well, today I’m going to take a chance, a big one.  I’m going to show you these incredibly awful pictures of the worst looking, […]

The Scoop Link Party #144

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Welcome to this week’s edition of The Scoop.  I can’t wait to see all that you have to share!   I know that Thanksgiving is less than two weeks away, but I’m no where near ready!  We’ve been renovating our house and things are slowly grinding along.  I’m just hoping that my kitchen will be […]

It Isn’t Pretty {Yet}, But Here’s A Peek Into Our New House

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Well folks, this new to us house thing has turned into quite the journey.   Way back in May, I announced that we were under contract for the purchase of a new home.  We closed and moved into the house exactly on schedule and didn’t waste any time getting right to work. And it has been […]

Five on Friday: 5 Totally Doable DIY Christmas Trees


Raise your hand if you’ve already started working on Christmas projects for this year.     I’ve seen some really adorable diy Christmas trees around the web lately.  Here are 5 to inspire you.  Enjoy!   Found on Pinterest.  Original source unknown.    Turn a ready-made or diy pom-pom garland into the shape of a […]

The Scoop Link Party #143

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Welcome to The Scoop! The weekly party featuring The Scoop on the best from around the web!     We are: Anita from Cedar Hill Farmhouse Debbie from Confessions of a Plate Addict Yvonne from StoneGable and Suzy from Worthing Court   Our host this week is… Suzy from Worthing Court     Hi everyone!  Thank […]

5 On Friday: 5 Thanksgiving Stuffing {Or Dressing} Recipes

Stuffing Recipes for Thanksgiving

Some people say potato and some people say potaahto.  Some people call it stuffing and other people call it dressing.  No matter what name you use, here are 5 yummy stuffing {or dressing} recipes to go with your Thanksgiving meal.   Wild Rice Stuffing With Cranberries Get the recipe HERE.   Oyster Stuffing Get the […]

Designer Details – How To Get A Designer Look On A Budget

How To Get a Designer Look On a Budget

How many times have you heard, It’s all in the details.”?  Probably about a bazillion. Well…that certainly proved to be true when it came to decorating the Chic Chateau showhouse.  Take the full tour HERE in case you missed it last week. The concept behind the Chic Chateau showhouse is to inspire and show all of […]