December 21, 2018

Creating a FANCY dinner and table setting in your children's younger years can teach them etiquette and manners early on. 

When my children were young I wanted them to learn proper table manners and lessons of etiquette because I knew that at some point in all of o...

December 20, 2018

 Grab some candles, garland and an interesting container and you can create a gorgeous table centerpiece in under 30 minutes. 

I love having a beautiful centerpiece on my table for every season.  I love how it adds to the atmosphere of my home and helps celebrate t...

December 19, 2018

This is another SIMPLE way to create a pillow cover that can be easily changed out for any season!

In my last post I shared how I made pilllow covers from a scarf.  Today I am sharing how I made another pillow cover from a Table Runner.  Yes, first a scarf, now a table...

December 17, 2018

This SIMPLE method for making a pillow covering will change the look of your room for any season!

After I got all of my Christmas decor up this year I really wanted some pillows to repeat the Christmas decor throughout the house but I couldn't find anything online that...

December 6, 2018

Not only is this jumper super cute, it is incredibly easy to make!  Great for a quick weekend sewing project!

I generally create my own designs from old patterns that I have but for this jumper I used McCalls 7831 and I added about 6 inches to the overall...

November 30, 2018

2018 Has been a great year full of travel, opportunity and good health, but welcoming Tyler home in August was the highlight of my year. 

Tyler had been serving as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in South Carolina for two years and I mis...

November 15, 2018

With THANKSGIVING  just around the corner and a lot of people will be travelling, including our family, I thought this would be a great opportunity to share an incredibly important message that we learned the hard way, and an experience I hope you can avoid....

November 14, 2018

I love all things cinnamon, especially this time of the year.  The smell alone puts me right into the spirit of the holidays and gives me all the feels.  The other night I had to take some cookies to a function so I got a little creative and came up with the following...

November 7, 2018

We have talked for years about moving my husband's office from the basement to upstairs in our home.  Finally, this past summer we decided to just go for it.  Our front room had been used as our piano room and a lovely "entry" room that we rarely used.  Since nobody in...

November 1, 2018

Happy November!  I love this FALLIDAY season we are heading into!  The Fall colors, fireplaces, blankets, snuggling, movie watching, delectable food, family gatherings, travelling, and being grateful for so many blessings.  What's not to love?...

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