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Sometimes the Simplest Things…

I have been very busy this week finishing all of my Thanksgiving decorations and preparing for two TV segments. I will be on News Channel 8 tomorrow showing more of my Thanksgiving ideas.  I...

Turkey Time

It’s that time of year again when we all in anticipation of golden roasted turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, cranberry sauce and apple pie. I can’t think of any other meal that is more of...

Paper Towel Napkin Rings

Thanksgiving napkin rings are a great way to add a festive touch to your table. They can be used at a place setting or displayed on the buffet table. Rather than buying napkin rings, I...

Forget the Wine Bag

I have never been a big fan of wine bags. Some fabric bags are very beautiful but I just don’t particularly like plastic or paper wine bags because they remind me of a wino...

Kooky Pumpkin

Permanent pumpkins are a great way to dress up your home for Halloween. They are fun to make and can be reused year after year. Painting the face yellow gives the illusion of being...

Scared Pumpkin

I had an old terracotta planter that I wanted to reuse and thought that it would be perfect for creating a jack-o-lantern face. I wanted him to look afraid of my other Halloween decorations...

Tissue Box Tiki Faces

I always tell everyone to save your tissue boxes. These sturdy boxes that would normally be tossed into the recycle bin can be transformed into fun and unique party decorations. The tiki faces shown...

Water Bottle Tiki Torches

I love using tiki torches, they add instant charm to any barbecue. I was planning my Labor Day cookout and I thought why not make a version that can be used inside as a...