December 10, 2013

Snowball Cookie Recipe

There’s just something about being snowed in close to Christmas that makes me want to bake cookies.  Maybe it’s the way the oven helps heat the house a little more, maybe it’s the smell of the cookies cooling on the counter, or maybe it’s snuggling in your sweats and enjoying some freshly baked cookies with […]

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November 8, 2013

White Hot Chocolate with Caramel & Toffee

This post is sponsored by West Elm.  All content and opinions are always 100% my own. I have a love/hate relationship with the approaching winter months.  While I hate saying goodbye to the longer days and crunchy leaves, I LOVE the coziness of winter.  There’s just something about snuggling up under a warm blanket with […]

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January 4, 2013

Winter Wreath: Pine Cones and Coffee Filters

Follow me on Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest for more creative inspiration! It’s always a little depressing for me to take down Christmas decorations.  But I do admit to liking the clean slate that January brings, and I love minimally decorating for the winter season.  This year I made a winter wreath out of pine cones and […]

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November 8, 2012

GP: The Scrappy Housewife: holiday burlap banner tutorial

I am excited for you all to meet Christina.  What?  Another Christina blogger?  Oh yes.  We have many similarities (she goes into it below) it’s a little creepy.  But not creepy?  This super cute tutorial she’s sharing – for a holiday burlap banner!  OK maybe it’s a little creepy, because this is totally something I […]

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November 6, 2012

Picture Frame Tray

Just the other week, we had a little storm in my area. It was named “Hurricane Sandy”. Not sure if you’ve heard of it Well stinkin’ Sandy knocked out my power for 4 long days, and I haven’t ever been so thankful for running water, hot showers, flushed toilets, and the internet!  I know that […]

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January 29, 2011

Romantic Winter Vignette

If you read ANY blog, you’re reminded ALL the time that Valentines Day is coming. I love romance, and love, BUT I really don’t like pinks, reds, and hearts. I just don’t! I wanted to make a romantic, wintry, vignette to quasi-decorate for Valentines Day. Here’s how it turned out: See that book bundle? I […]

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