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For many parts of the country, winter means more than just ski season is back, it means the holiday season is fast approaching! And while it’s great to experience a change of seasons, it can be a struggle in already tough economic times to try to scrape together those extra dollars to make sure you can still enjoy winter decorating. This is especially true if...

One of the enduring symbols of fall has to be the pumpkin. More than just a fun activity for kids to join in and decorate for Halloween, pumpkins can be used all throughout the Fall as a perfect decorating tool for both in the yard and around the house. Pumpkins and gourds, both large and small make great bases to start decorating, and they can be bought relatively...

Fall is officially upon us! And that means for those who love to decorate for each season it is time to start taking down those summer items and replacing them with some new projects and crafts. One of the best ways to decorate for the seasons is get creative. It’s a lot more fun to spend time by yourself, or even better, with the kids making decorations that...

Posted on Nov 15 2013 - 9:56pm by Emily Emmer
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The hardest thing about nailing down a week’s menu is the need to plan ahead. Not a lot of us are great at it, especially planning seven days at once. I find it can feel overwhelming, particularly because it has to be done week in, week out. But to be most efficient—and therefore become less overwhelmed—planning is the key. Here are a few tips I’ve discovered...

  It’s fall, my favorite season! Nothing puts me in a good mood like the first snap of cool air or the sight of orange edging the leaves on the trees. The advent of fall seems like a reason to celebrate, and of course it has traditionally been a great time for many harvest festivals. Why not make up your own rite of autumn this year by putting together a festival...

I don’t know about you, but the words “window treatment” strike fear into my non-crafty heart. I can’t count the number of times I’ve been left pulling my hair out as I try to properly measure, purchase, and install curtains, shades, and their infuriating hardware. Unfortunately, short of nailing a random square of fabric over your window, there’s no way...

Autumn is here, which means fallen leaves, pumpkins, spiced cider and beautiful rich fall colors. All of these are perfect for decorating your home for the next few months. Photo via http://www.countryliving.com Many people love to switch up the look of their home every couple of months as the seasons change. It makes for a welcoming looking and not to mention it’s...

Photo: This Old House   The best day of the year is here again: Halloween! What’s better than dressing up in as creative a costume as you can muster and having people give you as much candy as you can carry? Too bad I’m too old to go trick-or-treating, but I can still enjoy the holiday’s festivities. Pumpkin carving, ghoulish baked goods, and general silliness?...

  Fall is coming, along with its stunning colors. If you’re looking for a little inspiration for home decoration, take a cue from Mother Nature and incorporate the season’s palette into your design choices and decorating projects. What better place to look for ideas than Pinterest? As you can imagine, pumpkins play a starring roll in the fall-colors Pinterest...

Photo via Frankottegroup.com Just because the fall is here, it doesn’t mean it’s time to close up your garden for the winter. In fact, depending on your location, there are plenty of different types of plants and veggies you can plant in the winter that will bloom and grow during the next few months. Why not supplement those tomatoes, peas and peppers with fresh...