Pumpkin Carving Fails with Candle Flame Magic

Ahhh…the Classic Jack-O-Lantern.  Fun.  But Not for Us. We’re Going All Avant-Garde this Year. And We Have Great Inspiration. Hello Pumpkin Carving Masterpieces! Our Inspirations… A Country Living Magazine Pumpkin Wood Stove.  Love the Orange Glow and Stacked Wood. A Country Living Magazine Pumpkin House.  Bark Door and Roof.   Cotton Puff Smoke.  Cozy. And […]

When Autumn Comes Knocking, Just Stain It

The Summer Heat has Blown Through.  Finally. Hello Autumn in All Your Pinky Orange Hot Air Balloon Glory. So Glad You’re Here. My Plan is to Do a Little Sprucing Up to Enhance the Autumn Glow. On a Quiet Sunday Morning We Take Stock of Mini-DIY Autumn Projects that can be done in a Flash. […]

Making Tiny Cakes and Being Brave

Mid-School is Tough.  You Remember that Time, Right? A Best, Best Friend is Trying On Having a Boy as a Best, Best Friend and Everyone Else is Put Aside. On the Very First Day of School. We Talk About Being Brave and Staying True and All the Other Ways This Can be Handled.   And […]

Baked and Carved and Halloween!

8:15.  AM. Whoosh.  Out the Door. Halloween Ready. 24 Cupcakes.  Decorated.  Check. A Black Swan.  Fancy. And the Statute of Liberty.  A Book Character.  Nothing Scary.  Good. Tonight.  The Main Event. Jack-O-Lantern is Carved and Suave.  Lite and Ready. Very Silly!  Silly is Good. Happy Halloween Magic. We Start Early in These Parts…Don’t Want to […]

Is It Too Early for Halloween?

Without really thinking about it.  Without Much Effort or Expense. We’re Decorated for Halloween. The Seasons.  The Holidays.  All Moving at Warp Speed. Last Week of September.  Not Too Early for Halloween.  I Think. Truth be Told, I’d Rather Not Do Halloween and Fall in Love with Fall Displays. A Wreath for the Door.  Corn Husk Swags on […]