Chalkboard Clock Pumpkin


Never before have I more strongly agreed with the phrase, "there's nothing new under the sun". I mean, have you SEEN Pinterest? Don't get me wrong, when I'm not feeling like a big ol' slug who knows deep down that she will NEVER end up making those '1,000 Healthy Crockpot Recipes', I really do like Pinterest. But, sometimes it seems like there is just no way I can ever come up with a fresh idea. So, when I was invited to participate in a '30 Minute Pumpkin Challenge' with the amazing … [Read more...]

Five Fun and Fabulous Pumpkin Ideas

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We have a love/hate relationship with Pinterest. On the one hand, we love all of the ideas and inspiration we find there. On the other hand, we hate all of the ideas and inspiration we find there. ;-) It can be so overhwelming! Especially when you see a grouping of ideas with titles like... "100 Ways to Decorate with an Empty Toilet Paper Roll" or "75 Ways to Repurpose a Tampon Box" or "50 Dinner Ideas (you hope and pray!) You're Kids Will Love"   Because, you see, at the … [Read more...]

Seafood Chowder & Pumpkin Party Features!


Seafood chowder and a pumpkin party? That's quite an interesting combination, right?! I'm so thrilled to be guest posting over on Tidy Mom today and sharing the recipe for this AMAZING Smoked Salmon Seafood Chowder. Did I mention it's AMAZING? Because it is. And if you try it you will realize just how right I am. And why that word needs to be in bold and in all caps! But, I guess if you don't like seafood this will look horrible to you. In which case, just look away! ;-) But if … [Read more...]

It’s a Pumpkin Linky Party!

Five unique pumpkin ideas from

Boy, we are bound and determined to squeeze every last ounce out of our love for pumpkins and this wonderful season called Fall! That's why from October 1 ~ October 5th we shared with you 5 Pumpkins 5 Ways and we hope it inspired you to think outside of the box when it comes to decorating pumpkins. On Day 1 Vanessa showed how to make this DIY Pumpkin Clock  On Day 2 Heather shared these White and Gold Decoupage Pumpkins On Day 3 Vanessa shared this 'hoot' of an Owl Pumpkin.  On … [Read more...]

5 Pumpkins 5 Ways ~ DIY Pumpkin Clock

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It's October first!! Sigh...I love October so very much. My son and I went on a walk last night and the air was crisp, the leaves were falling and we could hear the sound of the high-school band in the distance playing during a football game. Perfection. We are so excited about it being the first week of October that we are going to celebrate the first 5 days of the month by showing you 5 Pumpkins 5 Ways followed by a Pumpkin Themed Linky Party right here on October 7th! … [Read more...]

Wrapping Summer up in the flavors of Autumn…Pumpkin Ice Cream

Pumpkin Pecan Ice Cream with Bourbon Sauce

  We had gone to bed in summer and we awoke in autumn; for summer passes into autumn in some imaginable point of time, like the turning of a leaf. ~Henry David Thoreau Come visit me today on the FOLK Magazine Blog as I share how to make Pumpkin Pecan Ice Cream with Bourbon Sauce a favorite summer staple, wrapped in the tastes of Autumn! See you over there! … [Read more...]

An Easy Thanksgiving Centerpiece Idea

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Here's a fun and easy Thanksgiving Centerpiece idea that won't break the bank! It's getting to that time of year when easy and frugal sounds fabulous when it comes to holiday decorating! I first saw a version of this easy Thanksgiving centerpiece idea shared on HomeTalk by Barb of The Everyday Home and thought it would make a great centerpiece for Thanksgiving! Here's my version of this fabulous faux pumpkin planter!     This is such a quick and easy project, and with … [Read more...]