Homemade Vanilla Extract

This is a great gift to give out for the Holidays to all your little baker friends and you still have time if you start now. It’s the ultimate Vanilla Extract and how cute it would be tucked into a basket with a treat made from this, all decorated up with your touches on it.… Continue reading Homemade Vanilla Extract

Autumn Free Printable

Everybody love’s free printable’s, I do! Here is one that I got from jonesdesigncompany.com/decorate/autumn-essentials-freebie-art-print/ She has a great blog with lots of cute ideas. I like her style and free printable’s. I put mine  in this black frame and tucked it into a corner. Don’t you think this would  make a cute Hostess gift, wrapped up… Continue reading Autumn Free Printable

Love Story Lampshade

I purchased this lamp at Crate n Barrel a few years ago and I have always thought, “this lampshade is just so white”. Its been moved around in several rooms and made its way into the garage until further use. Further use day came when I decided to re-do my entry way table. The lamp… Continue reading Love Story Lampshade

Thrift Store Finds

20120601-113741.jpg I visit Thrift Stores for goodies and here is what I found today. I accent rooms with a touch of Orange and got all these orange covered hard backs that I will tuck in a dark spot to brighten up. The glass ware I will use in some way for hostess gifts, add chalk board labels to them or fill some with homemade treats. Spent $10.00 bucks and saved a bunch.

Thanksgiving Hostess Gifts

What did your Momma teach you? Never go emptied handed! So here is my list of Hostess Gifts that I’m making and taking: CRANBERRY CHUTNEY: Servings: Makes 8 cups, about 4 pint-size jars Ingredients 4 cups fresh or frozen cranberries , picked over and stemmed 2 1/2 cups sugar 6 whole cloves 2 (3-inch) cinnamon… Continue reading Thanksgiving Hostess Gifts