DIY Butternut Squash Decorations

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Here is idea two for my DIY butternut squash decorations. This is a little riff on my Crowned Easter Eggs from last year. I intended this for Halloween, but truly, these beauts ended up looking a lot more Thangsgiving-y! See how far out ahead I’m planning? Their sweet faces bring my joy.  I find them very READ MORE

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Halloween Butternut Squash Three Ways: The Sleeve

Am I the only one that gets tired of pumpkins?  I decided to make a push for those sweet butternut squash this Halloween, which look just as lovely decorated. In the next few days, I have these three beautiful butternut squash decorated three different ways. With all my teaching travel lately, my Halloween decorating has READ MORE

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Fall Musings

Happy Fall everyone! It’s really hard for me to believe that we are well in to October. I keep thinking that with my book finally turned in, I’ll have tons of time to get back to blogging, but it feels like I’ve been busier than ever. It kind of feels like that gym thing, where READ MORE

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Fall Wreaths – To DIY or Buy

Fall wreaths? Yes! Those dead begonias in my front gate planter are hitting the garbage heap this weekend. My family is returning to the back-to-school rhythm and loving the fall swing of things. All of a sudden, turning leaves, football Sundays, pots of soup, mugs of hot chocolate and impending Halloween insanity is upon us. READ MORE