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{Oven} Fried Cheese Appetizers

Going to parties when you’re gluten intolerant can be tricky. If it’s a bring-something-yummy party, I can make sure at least one thing is safe for me to eat. These tasty Fried Cheese Appetizers fill the bill and can be easily tweaked to suit your … [Read More...]


Gingerbread House Competition at Grove Park Inn

Oh, my, the National Gingerbread House Competition at Grove Park Inn was amazing! My friend Susan invited me to tag along with her, her kids and grandkids.  The inn is amazing in itself, but seeing it decorated for Christmas, plus the gingerbread … [Read More...]


Brownie Eclair Pie

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SweetenTheSeason #CollectiveBias Christmas parties and family gatherings keep us all busy this time of year, so making a festive dessert that … [Read More...]


DIY Christmas Chalkboard Art with Free Graphic

Remember the Christmas Chalkboard Art I showed you while sharing Tips for Decorating with Garlands and Wreaths? Some of you asked how I did that. Good question since my handwriting is barely legible and certainly not pretty. … [Read More...]


A Purple, White, and Silver Themed Christmas Tree

My purple, white, and silver themed Christmas tree is up, thanks to dear friends who came to decorate with me. I have the hardest time decorating a Christmas tree each year. I enjoy putting out a few other things, but the tree just depresses me. … [Read More...]

Easy Cinnamon Brittle Candy Recipe-

Easy Cinnamon Brittle Candy Recipe

I  recently experimented with a variety of cereals to come up with a gluten free version of the brittle candy made with saltine crackers. It actually came out pretty delicious, if I say so myself.  Using just three ingredients, this Easy … [Read More...]


Tips for Decorating with Garlands and Wreaths

Have you finished your Christmas decorating yet? I am just getting started and am so excited to show you a couple of projects I worked on last week- adding Christmas cheer to the sideboard and fireplace mantel. I’ll share a few tips for decorating … [Read More...]

How to Cover a Fake Christmas Tree Trunk

How to Cover Up That Fake Tree Trunk

I bought a fake tree at Walmart last week. It was a great deal, only $30 for a flocked tree, and looks surprisingly full and pretty. One thing I didn't like, though, was the pole pretending to be a tree trunk. Want to see what I did to cover up that … [Read More...]

DIY Wine Cork Christmas Tree-

Wine Cork Christmas Tree Ornament

I made several of these wine cork Christmas tree ornaments to sell in my booth when we lived in Georgia, but I never got around to sharing them with you. You have probably seen these around, but I did add one little twist.   … [Read More...]


Gift Ideas For the DIYers on Your List

Have you started your Christmas shopping yet? I know some people who do their Christmas shopping throughout the year (smart!), but sadly I am not one of those. Today, I want to offer you a little help with gift ideas for the DIYers on your list. I … [Read More...]

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