Fall Front Porch Update

I’ve been paying so much attention to the interior of my home for the past year that I’ve admittedly left the exterior neglected–and it showed.  As the saying goes, “You never get a second chance to make a first impression,” and I don’t think anyone would have looked twice at my little front porch unless it was to point out the fact…

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2016 No-Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

Earlier this morning on Austin’s FOX7, I shared my no-carve pumpkin decorating ideas for this year, and as I’ve said before, a couple of them are probably my most favorite pumpkins yet! (Well, in addition to last year’s Hobnail Milk Glass Pumpkin and 2014’s Studded Pumpkin and Duct Tape Pumpkin).  Read below for more information about each idea.  If you missed…

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DIY: Golden Pineapple Pumpkin

As  I mentioned in my previous pumpkin post, when coming up with new no-carve decorating ideas this year, my goal was just create my most favorite things–out of pumpkins.  Figuring out how to make Sauvignon Blanc or NoNo (my cat) out of a pumpkin seemed way too hard, so the next thing that came to mind was, duh, BRASS PINEAPPLES….

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DIY: CACTUS PUMPKIN

One of the things I look forward to every year is, undoubtedly, decorating pumpkins.  However, after doing it for so many years, coming up with fresh ideas was proving itself to be more difficult!  So, I just thought to myself, “What are my favorite things, and how can I make that out of a pumpkin?” I can’t seem to get…

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Easy Labor Day Entertaining Ideas

Labor Day entertaining doesn’t have to be laborious!  Earlier this week on KXAN’s lifestyle show, Studio512, I shared some of my recent DIYs that you can easily make this week with things you likely already have at home — just in time for outdoor Labor Day celebrations!  Click the links below for more details and step-by-step instructions for all of…

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