Fresh Rosemary Wreath for Christmas Dinner

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Just one more idea to help with your Christmas preparations, in case you are sitting around with all of your presents wrapped wondering what else you can do to snazzy up your Christmas meal. I’m sure I’m the only one left with a list a mile long to do before Santa Claus comes. This post […]

Golden Cornhusk Thanksgiving

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It’s still November. That means you still want the re-cap of our lovely Thanksgiving dinner, and aren’t totally absorbed in Christmas preparations, right? Wrong? Well, humor me anyway. I was so pleased with how things turned out that I have been very excited to share with you. I didn’t host Thanksgiving. We went to my […]

Preschool Thanksgiving Celebration

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The clock is ticking. I’m sure most of you are up to your elbows in Thanksgiving preparations and might not have time to read another post about Thanksgiving. But, in case the kids table is a bit of an after-thought, I’m getting this post up right away, in the hopes that it might inspire you […]

Individual Pumpkin Flower Arrangement

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I bet you have been dying to know what I carry around in my bag all day. What?!? You haven’t? Well, Tauni @ SNAP conference wanted to know, and I found the results rather interesting! All is revealed over on the SNAP blog today! Go check it out and let me know what random stuff […]

8 Thanksgiving Tablescapes

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I have been thinking a lot about Thanksgiving Table-setting as I consider our upcoming gathering. I know for some people Thanksgiving is all about the food. Others just want to watch football and for some it’s just about being with family. For me, one of my favorite parts of Thanksgiving is the opportunity to set […]

Oatmeal Bar

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BSB and I were assigned to prepare one of the breakfasts at our family reunion last month. It had to be easy, it needed to be yummy, I wanted it to be pretty, and it had to feed nearly 50 people!! We tossed around a lot of ideas before the kids and I decided that […]

Mothers Day Bouquet, Tablescape, and Mantle

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I think the saying should be “May Madness” not March Madness. I have a dozen or so posts waiting for me to have time to give them the attention they deserve, but I’m bumping this one up the queue since Mother’s Day is THIS SUNDAY, and I thought you might be looking for a little […]

An Easter A Bunny Would Love

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We had a great Easter weekend that the Easter bunny certainly would have approved of. We were inspired in dress and decor by a bunny’s favorite treat: carrots! The obligatory matching outfit photos. (I guess I can’t expect them to behave for every photo). The girls dresses are maybe more coral than orange, and I’m […]

Thanksgiving 2011 Teal and Orange

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I’m sure I’ll repost this next November, since we’ve all moved on to Christmas by now. But I can’t wait until then to show you the sweet and somewhat sophisticated table I came up with for our Thanksgiving feast at my in-law’s this year. Teals and blues are so hot (well really they are cool […]

Last minute Thanksgiving Inspiration

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Are you all ready for Thanksgiving? Or do you need a few more last-minute ideas? I’ve got lots of places you can turn for inspiration! First head over to the SNAP! The Conference blog today where I am sharing a tutorial on how to make this fun mini-pumpkin floral arrangement. It’s easier than you might think. […]