Let’s Make Laurels!

laurels

I’ve been drawing laurels on things since the dawn of time. Or since college. Whatever. When I realized my chalkboard handwriting looked nothing like Dana Tanamachi’s– laurels to the rescue. I made a fun little video last year with my awkward on-camera self and thought it would be worth sharing again because especially at Christmas […]

How to Create An Outdoor Room

porch makeover

It’s been over two years since I bragged about how pretty I was gonna make this porch one day and now the time has come. Here’s where we started. A lonely, uncomfortable picnic table. Which I still love. I just don’t want to sit there for over 20 minutes. What a difference! It truly feels […]

The Secret to a Charming Grocery Store Centerpiece

diy easy pumpkin centerpiece

We’ve all seen the lovely pumpkin centerpieces around pinterest. I wanted to see what I could create just with grocery store pumpkins and flowers and what I could find around the yard. I picked up these pumpkins from the grocery store. And I grabbed all these lovely flowers from the 3 for $12 bin. I […]

What to do with Autumn Inspiration

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Not only is autumn a beautiful time of year, the recipes are inviting, the clothes are cozy, the decor is simple to mimic. Today, instead of spending time looking at all the pretty, the yummy and the inspiring, let’s decide to do one thing to welcome fall. Leave home or don’t, it doesn’t matter, but […]

A Simple Fall Craft

leaf craft

We’ve been doing a simple little craft at our house for years. So simple that it never even occurred to me to write a post about it here, it was just part of our fall tradition. Take the kids outside and collect a bunch of fall leaves. Green ones will work too. Grab your trusty […]

Take an Adult Nature Walk

nature walk

One of my favorite things to do in the fall is to go on a nature walk. I take a flat basket, a woven tote bag and a pair of scissors and just walk slowly, notice things, and bring a few little finds back to the picnic table for their closeup… Instead of just keeping […]

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