Tip for Hanging Garland, Wreaths and Decorations


I love hanging garland and wreaths on my mantel, front door, staircase, windows and furniture. I like it to drape just so, or hang in exactly the "right" place. But I've always struggled with HOW to hang things. I've tried tying, wiring, ribbons, … ** Read more **

How to Make a Jingle Bell Jar (and other Mason Jar crafts)


You all know I feel I'm a bit lacking in the craft gene department. Yet in a cruel twist of irony, I've always been drawn to crafts and enjoy the idea of them immensely. The honest truth is that most of my crafting attempts over the years have … ** Read more **

A Touch of Christmas in Every Room!


I think there is something so¬† romantic about decorating every room for Christmas, don't you? Sigh. I love seeing a bit of holiday decor in bedrooms, bathrooms, hallways and the kitchen as well as the expected places like the living room and dining … ** Read more **

Only at Our House:: The Week Before Holidays


the new paint (Behr All in One Studio Taupe):: one less room with swine! What?! Am I the only insane person who tears apart her house to paint walls just before the holidays? Kind of like the week before Thanksgiving in 2007 when I was … ** Read more **

Gorgeous Carved Wooden Tray Giveaway from Dayspring!

Hey all you lovelies... We are on to our final giveaway of the day! You all know how much I adore my carved wooden tray from DaySpring right? My tray holds magazines... Serves up a tasty breakfast... Holds accessories... Sits … ** Read more **

A Ruffled “Gussy” $75 Shop Credit Giveaway

Hi there! This is Gussy, and I looooove sewing ruffles on accessories. My husband and I live in Minneapolis, and last Christmas I remember seeing the downtown Macy's department store display window decorated with ruffles. Oh, how my heart skipped … ** Read more **