One month from today is Christmas. I know. I can’t believe it either. One of the best parts of Christmas is decorating. While I’m not the most craft oriented person, sometimes I can’t find decorations that fit my personality or taste while shopping in the big box stores, so I try to make my own Christmas decorations.
I confess. I started decorating for Halloween in mid-September. The bad news is that I can’t find some of my decorations. They are somewhere in our dark and somewhat cavernous storage unit. It’s not that big, but it’s full. I looked at Target, where I love to buy Halloween decor, but it looked picked over and nothing really caught my eye…. Read more »
Is it a candle given as a prize? No. Prize Candle is an aromatherapy candle with a prize inside it. Remember when you were a kid and prizes came in cereal boxes? This is way better. You burn your soy scented candle until the prize (a ring valued between $5 – $5,000) becomes visible. Snuff out the candle and wait… Read more »
That’s right, in a few weeks, I will be in charge of a holiday. My parents are flying in from California and Paul’s parents are coming down from North Dakota to celebrate with a big ol’ turkey. As Thanksgivings go, it will be fairly small for me, only 6 adults in attendance. However, it’s not the actual holiday that is… Read more »
Furniture and I have a complex relationship. I have a tough time committing. It’s rare for me to find exactly what I want…at a price I can afford. If money was no object, I’d have no problem buying a dining set. But, sadly, I have to earn my money like the rest of the unwashed masses. So, I decided that… Read more »
You’ve wasted…I mean spent…hours on Pinterest. So many shiny objects to distract me, but my usual skeptical instinct is not enforce. That pretty photo of chuck roast, do you know where it came from? That nifty picture of a headboard you’ll never make…where did that originate? None of these questions cross your mind. You’re pinning!! You’re thinking of all the… Read more »
Not to start a Halloween controversy, but these are the top five reasons why I love Halloween. Your reasons for enjoying this festival of frights, magic, and possible Celtic rituals, might differ, but this isn’t your blog, so moving on… Candy. Seriously, this is really the main reason I love Halloween as a kid. Of course, now I can buy… Read more »