Friday, October 13, 2017

9 Halloween Front Door Decor Ideas

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I love decorating by our front door for holidays.
Check out these 9 ideas to welcome your guests for some Halloween fun!

Spooky Halloween Light Post Décor

Spooky Halloween Light Post from Sadie Seasongoods

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Spider Web Wreath from Live Craft Love

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Funtastic Friday #148

Welcome back to another Funtastic Friday!
We are so glad you're here.
We're still in decorating mode for Fall and Halloween.
I really just need to set aside a few hours to get it all done,
instead, I seem to be just pulling out a little at a time.
And I keep finding these great ideas for some new items like Marie's sweater pumpkins.



Carrie has this fun idea to display her kid's costumes over the years.


Kristin is working on bringing Fall to her front door.


And I've got some tricks up my sleeve with our spooky Halloween mantle.



Now on to this week's party!
Can't wait to see all your Halloween and Autumn ideas!

Friday, October 6, 2017

Funtastic Friday #147

The weekend is here!
I love decorating with pumpkins
real or sewn.
Check out Bev's Chenille Fabric Pumpkins with those cute stems.

Chenille Fabric Pumpkins

And some of these Velvet beauties.




How do you decorate with pumpkins? 
Now on to this week's party!

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Thursday, September 28, 2017

Funtastic Friday #146

Can't wait for the weekend!
Can you believe September is almost over?
I've been totally in the mood for pie
and found Kit's fun Apple Pie Stuffed Apples


 Those little stuffed apple pies would be a great dessert for our next get together. 
Or try our full size Apple Pie

Yumo!

Now on to the party!

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Funtastic Friday #145

I'm pulling out the pumpkin spice candles 
and Fall decor this week. 
We're in the mood for pumpkins, apples, cinnamon and all those wonderful Fall spices.
I think that's why I'm drawn to Deb's 

Pumkpin Spice Oatmeal

And try out Kristin's Pumpkin Spice Bars.
They are to die for!


Now, 
on to the party! For your latest ideas and recipes for Fall.

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Thursday, September 14, 2017

Funtastic Friday #144

I've been busy making Christmas lap quilts this week.
Trying to get a jump start on holiday presents.


It's hard to think holidays when it's 99 degrees out!
Can't wait for cooler weather!
Even though we're sweltering,
I'm starting to decorate for Fall.
I've got my Pumpkins board up.



And now trying to find something fun for the front door
that says "Autumn".

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Funtastic Friday #143

It's another week of Funtastic Friday!
We are saying a prayer for all those affected by the recent hurricanes in Texas and Florida. Thoughts are going out to Sherry and Cristy for safety.
It's been inspiring to see all the help every day folks and family have given to those in Houston.
What a great and caring country we live in!

All of your fall favorites in one delicious breakfast treat!  These Pumpkin Apple Struesel Muffins are wonderfully moist, with big chunks of apples baked inside with a delicious streusel and glaze on top.  Bakery quality muffins right at home!

We can't wait to make these pumpkin apple streusel muffins from Erin.
Getting us in the mood for Fall.
Check out other recipes, DIY ideas, crafts and more with this week's link party--
now on with the show!

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Funtastic Friday #142

It's back to school and we're looking forward to Fall.
With the kids back in school
I hope to get a few projects done around the house.
Check out what Jenny did with this creative light fixture.

Farmhouse style light fixture made from an antique egg crate. It's easy to make using a pendant light kit and a simple white technique.

Or our own wood crate project
Perfect farmhouse style storage.



Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Fun with Back to School


We're back in school and
rounding up 14 fun ideas for teachers and kids
to start our the school year.
Welcome back to school!

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Funtastic Friday #141

Welcome back to another week of Funtastic Friday!
The first week of school is almost "in the books"! 
Next, week will be spent moving in our college Freshman.
She just might get some ideas for her apartment from Jenny
and her inexpensive kitchen make-over.

Room makeover completed for under $100 - including a new table and chairs! Vintage modern farmhouse dining room with plate gallery wall and DIY wood sign with quote.
And can jazz up her kitchen towels with this easy 


Time for more home inspiration!

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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Funtastic Friday #140


This is the last week before school starts.
Kind of the last week of summer, even though it is still hot August!
What fun have you had on your last week before school?
We've been putting on some Kid Camps.
You can check out some of that fun
 {here} and  {here}.
We've been switching bedrooms around
and the kids have been adding some new decorations
like these cute denim tin can planters.

Make some unique recycled jean planters by upcycling denim seams and tin cans

Love those little succluents planted inside.

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Simple Salads

Simple salads-- great, quick meals for summer
or when you're looking to eat light.
We've rounded up 25 from this summer's link party.
We're starting out with one of our favorites....

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Funtastic Friday #139


Can you believe some places have already started school?!
Sorry kids, you should have more summer!
Teachers are getting ready for another school year too.
Check out our Teacher Survival Kit
and give one to your new teacher :)



Now on to this week's funtstic link party!


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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Funtastic Friday #138

We're back from vacation 
and only have a few weeks until school starts.
Carrie shares her ideas for a back to school dinner to kick off the school year.


Last week we also shared 15 cool drinks for summer.

Now on to this week's party!

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Monday, July 31, 2017

Cool Drinks for Sumer

I could really go for a cool fruit drink right about now!
Today we're rounding up some refreshing drinks for those lazy days of summer.
If you've already started back to school,
check out Carrie's after school smoothie recipe too! :)

Make a glass of watermelon lemonade this summer! An easy recipe that you will love!

Watermelon Lemonade from the Country Chic Cottage

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Funtastic Friday #137

We're in the "dog days of summer" y'all.
That time from July to September when the weather is hot and sultry.
We hope you are finding a way to cool off.

Our summer plans include trips to the lake, beach and pool this summer.
Are you getting in any water fun?
If your water activities include a party or family get together,
include our Anchors Away banner for the festivities.



Our host pick this week is this fun Raspberry Lemonade Sugar Lip Scrub from Busy Being Jennifer.
Sure will help our lips in this heat!

DIY Essential Oil Beauty! I've GOT to try this DIY Raspberry Lemonade Sugar Lip Scrub!! I bet it tastes and feels amazing! - BusyBeingJennifer.com
Raspberry Lemonade Sugar Lip Scrub from Busy Being Jennifer

It's time for Funtastic Friday!


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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Summer decor projects

Summer is a great time to get some projects done around the house.
Today we've rounded up some fun things to DIY and spruce up your home décor.


Rustic Wooden Box from Building Our Hive


How to Decorate vintage style with a sugar mold and grain sack stripes

Sugar Mold with Grain Sack Stripes from Repurpose and Upcycle

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Funtastic Friday #136

We were recently visiting family in Utah.
Out there on July 24 it's Pioneer Day.
They celebrate the early settlers coming into the valley
and establishing that great state.
Carrie has a fun button craft that you can make
while telling stories of early pioneers.



Everyone has a pioneer of some sort in their family tree.
It's those ancestors who came before and paved the way for you to be here.
Find one of your ancestor stories and share it with your family this week. :)

Now on to the link party!

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    Thursday, July 13, 2017

    Fantastic Friday #135

    Welcome to one of the best link parties around!
    Hope you're staying cool in the hot weather that seems to be everywhere we go!

    If you're looking for some fun activities for the kiddos,
    check out how to make our super sized Jenga  and all our kid Fun Friday game and craft ideas.



    Now on to all your recipe, craft, décor and DYI inspiration!

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    Thursday, July 6, 2017

    Funtastic Friday #134

    Welcome to the Funtastic Friday link party ya'll!
    We hope your 4th of July was a blast!
    Love this country of ours :)
    Last week we shared 18 Patriotic Treats like our Patriotic Popcorn.


    Tasty treats all summer long.
    Now, lets get this party started!

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    Thursday, June 29, 2017

    Patriotic Treats


    It's time to celebrate the red, white and blue!
    We've found 18 terrific treats that will light up your 4th celebrations!

    Funtastic Friday #133

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    How was your week?
    My girls are putting on a kid camp this week
    and it's keeping us hoppin'!
    The girls come up with crafts, games and snacks for the kids,
    that fit with a daily theme.
    You can check out some of what we do at the camp {here} and {here}.
    It's a nice way for the girls to stay busy and make a little money in the summer.

    Don't forget to check out our round up of  patriotic party and decor ideas.
    Some fun ideas for your 4th celebrations.


    And check back later for red, white and blue treat recipes.
    Sure to be winners for Independence Day!
    Now, lets get to all your fantastic links at this week's party!!

    Tuesday, June 27, 2017

    Patriotic Decor and Party Ideas


    We've found and rounded up some fun patriotic ideas. 
    Grab some inspiration to decorate your home, host a party
    and get ready for the 4th!

    Patriotic Free Printables | Love these free patriotic prints! Free Canada prints, free USA printables! Perfect 4th of July home decor idea too!

    Patriotic Printable from Lolly Jane





    4th of July Candle Centerpiece from Building Our Hive

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