2015 Christmas Home Tour

Welcome! It’s time for our annual Christmas Home Tour. Please come in and see what we’ve been up to. Our front porch is decorated with a mix of fresh and artificial greens, some old pieces and a few new projects. If you like the look of a simple natural wreath, and you have access to… [Read More]

Thumbprint Cookie Recipe with Buttercream Icing

My mom used to have us help her with thumbprint cookies when I was a kid. They are very buttery, and are topped with a rich buttercream icing. It’s a real treat that I continue making to this day for the holidays. This thumbprint cookie recipe with buttercream icing is an extra special treat that freezes… [Read More]

Easy DIY Holiday Planter for Free

I really like using fresh greens to decorate during the holidays. First of all, because nothing compares to the beauty of nature, and second, because I can cut a lot of my own materials saving me a ton of money. This DIY Holiday Planter tutorial can be put together in a very short time and… [Read More]

DIY Seeded Eucalyptus Garland

Did you know that you can easily make a garland from many types of plant material? I had some seeded eucalyptus from last year’s Christmas centerpiece , and now a whole year later it is so pretty I had to use it again. This tutorial for a seeded eucalyptus garland is easy to follow and can be created from a… [Read More]

Dried Flower Ornament

I made these simple ornaments many years ago. Since the are made with dried flowers they can only hold up for so long, but they were so pretty I thought I try them again. You can make these dried flower ornaments with a simple glass or plastic ball, some dried flowers and a hot glue… [Read More]

Super Easy Holiday Quiche

I learned this from one of those school cookbooks where everyone shares their favorite dish. This recipe for super easy holiday quiche is a time saver, a great basic, and I have no idea why I save it for the holidays, because it would be great any time of year, or any time of day for that… [Read More]

Holiday Burlap Pillow Covers

Do you like all the pretty burlap projects shown on the web? I do, and this season I though I’d add a couple of projects to my holiday decor using burlap. This project for holiday burlap pillow covers is really easy, and I’ll show you two tricks that you can use in the future, for any… [Read More]