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Home and Garden Thursday…

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Welcome to Home and Garden Thursday I am loving all of the lovely autumn decor inspirations and garden posts – those recipes – they’re amazing too! I hope you have opportunity to check one another out – Pin away to save for later – make sure you Pin from the original post! I am always […]

Old Fashioned Apple Dumplings…

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One of the best things about Autumn is apples. I just love farm fresh apples. When the children were still in school and when we lived in the Atlanta area we would travel to North Georgia to the apple farms. Several had hay rides, pumpkin patches and pick your own options. Making Things with Apples […]

Autumn Mantel…

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Going Neutral for Autumn I had a completely different look when I first started decorating the mantel for autumn. When I was finished, my daughter said she didn’t like it. I sat back on the couch and stared at it for a while. I had to agree with her. The typical autumn colors of orange […]

Sweet Cinnamon Scones for Teatime…

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One of my favorite fragrances and spices to use is cinnamon. When baking, the fragrance of cinnamon fills the home with a welcoming aroma – especially in those cool, crisp autumn and winter days. Today I’m celebrating this spice and fragrance by enjoying Sweet Cinnamon Scones for Teatime and the Charm of Simple Things. ‘Beauty […]

A Return to Loveliness…

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“We gather simple pleasures like daisies by the way” Louisa May Alcott I am thoroughly enjoying the simple pleasures of this time of the year – the subtle changes in the seasons – the beauty and quiet of a foggy morning. I am always delighted to see what you’re sharing in your loveliness – whether […]

National Chocolate Milk Shake Day!…

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I love making milk shakes and I just love anything chocolate. So when I saw that today was going to be National Chocolate Milk Shake Day – I had to jump in and make some for my family! Rich Ingredients For my Chocolate Milk Shake, I decided to use rich ingredients. I asked my daughter […]

Home and Garden Thursday…

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Large Blue and White Fabric Pumpkin…

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I can’t resist! It’s The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown!   I kept thinking that as I was conceiving the idea, taking measurements, sewing and stuffing (which was hilarious) and finishing this large blue and white fabric pumpkin. I was so excited when it worked out. How to Decorate an Olive Bucket This is a question […]

A Return to Loveliness…

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These mornings have shown a subtle change in the season and in the season to come. The mornings have been foggy or overcast. I am so hoping for rain as I am working in the garden and the soil is brick hard. I have a lot I want to fit in to this day, so […]

Tour Through Blogland…

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“I am excessively fond of a cottage; there is always so much comfort, so much elegance about them. And I protest, if I had any money to spare, I should buy a little land and build one myself, within a short distance of London, where I might drive myself down at any time, and collect […]

French Stamp Fabric Pumpkins…

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How to Make Fabric Pumpkins – the easy – peasy – way! It takes about 75 to 100 frost free days to grow a pumpkin. In an afternoon you can have a patch full of fabric pumpkins to decorate with year after year! The choices of fabric are extensive – you can use burlap, silk, […]

The Science of Baking…

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And National Cheese Pizza Day I am about to share something with you – I’ve always loved math and science – they were my favorite subjects in school, well next to art class and mechanical design. Go figure! Anyhow, I am so delighted to share with you an infographic created by the wonderful folks at […]

Home and Garden Thursday…

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Welcome to Home and Garden Thursday September is here – heat and thunderstorms define our days here in Georgia – I’m counting the days until autumn! I hope you had a wonderful Labor Day weekend -we did! That’s the weekend my husband’s family gets together for their reunion – it was wonderful! Here’s what I […]

A Walk in the Woods…

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Labor Day Weekend has been for nearly 50 years the time when my husband’s family gather for their family reunion. For several of those years, the reunion has been held at my In-Law’s ‘farm’. It’s a small hobby farm, lots of cute animals, a nice pond and beautiful woods. For the reunion, the family cleared a […]

A Return to Loveliness…

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It’s September! Can you believe it! We’re in transition mode here – enjoying the last few days of summer and preparing for autum – one of my favorite seasons! I’m pencilling in my plas for the month – thinking of the poem, ‘Thirty Days Hath September’.  Here are the Top Three Posts from last week’s […]