“Hello Fall” Free Fall Printable …

Hello Fall Printable

How many of you are getting super-duper excited about fall? I know I am. I love all things pumpkin, boots, hot apple cider, trips to the local wineries, apple picking, pumpkin patches -- and soooo much more!! I thought we might celebrated the upcoming fall festivities with a printable. You know, a way to formally welcome the season. What do you … [Read more...]

DIY Wood Plant Stand

white wood plant stand atthepicketfence.com

The other night as I was tucking my 11 year old son into bed, he asked if I would lie down with him for a few minutes. He was listening to an 'Adventures in Odyssey' CD and wanted me to hear the latest story in the series. Now, this was one of those moments that every mom of a tween boy dreams about. Normally at bed time any kind of overtures … [Read more...]

Plum Puff Pastry Tart

Plum Puff Pastry Tart atthepicketfence.com

Anne clasped her hands and looked at the dresses. "I did hope there would be a white one with puffed sleeves," she whispered disconsolately.  "I prayed for one, but I didn't much expect it on that account.  I didn't suppose God would have time to bother about a little orphan girl's dress.  I knew I'd just have to depend on Marilla for it.  Well, … [Read more...]

Autumn Abounds Link Party and Giveaway!

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So, did you get a chance to see all of the amazing autumn decor ideas, projects and recipes that was shared yesterday for our annual Autumn Abounds Party?! So much talent! I hope you got a chance to check out my Skinny Buffalo Chicken Dip. A perfect fall game day recipe! … [Read more...]

Skinny Buffalo Chicken Dip

Skinny Buffalo Ranch Chicken Dip

Since I've been on this weight loss journey, and by the way I've lost 130 pounds and am now maintaining…whoop! whoop!, I have totally changed how I think about food and my relationship with it.  BUT….that doesn't mean I still don't appreciate, and like to have, a great party dip, especially during football season! … [Read more...]

A Free Fall Printable and Vignette …..

black and white fall vignette with free chalkboard printable

  "Listen! The wind is rising and the air is wild with leaves, We had our summer evenings, now it's time for October eves!" ~Humbert Wolfe Okay, okay I know it's just September 2nd, but I admit that once Labor Day has come and gone, I'm ready for falling leaves and pumpkins and crisp October evenings! … [Read more...]

100 Fabulous Fall Projects

100 fall project ideas

So, let's get real here for a minute. Does the title "100 Fabulous Fall Projects" bring out your inner eager beaver and motivate you to dig out that fall decor and head to the craft store for supplies for all of those ideas running around in your head? Or does it just make you want to curl up in a ball somewhere rocking back and forth while … [Read more...]

Signature Style Series Giveaway!

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  So, how much fun was it to see all of those amazing bloggers SIGNATURE STYLES this week!! I loved visiting everyone of them and seeing how they incorporate their own signature style in their lives! Be sure to check out our hostesses, Carrie from Making Lemonade's, Signature Style Gallery to see all of these amazing signature … [Read more...]

Off the Grid

homestead cabin

Sometimes you just need to go off the grid. Sometimes you find yourself longing for the chance to kind of run away...drop out of sight. Sometimes you don't even realize how much you were longing for wide open spaces until you suddenly find yourself surrounded by 14,000 acres of them. Sometimes you need to feel connected to the past and … [Read more...]