Harvest Mantel Banner

Learn how to dress up a simple burlap banner for a simple fall/harvest look

Every fall I go through a bit of an internal struggle. After back-to-school, what goes up...Halloween decor? Fall? For years, Halloween has won out and creepy fun decor has overtaken the house. This year, I decided to take a bit of a different direction and embrace simple fall decor featuring a fun harvest mantel banner. Between the change in holiday decor and the fact that I will have only one official trick-or-treater out making the rounds this year I am close to near breakdown... I know. First world problems, right? Time to move past the seasonal whining and onto the … [Read more...]

Show + Tell No. 137: Cute Halloween Ideas

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I am suffering from a slight bout of Halloween depression. I only have one little trick-or-treater left. His older brothers have decided they are "too old" at least one or two years too early for my taste. It appears there is nothing left but to live through you guys and your phenomenal projects. I thought today I would share a few of the cute¬†Halloween ideas shared in last week's linky. Show + Tell Highlights I am a sucker for "31" projects and I love this cheerful Halloween pillow. Thirty One Pillow via The Happy Scraps Holy cow. An adorable Halloween "wreath" for less than $5? Yes, … [Read more...]

Show + Tell No. 136: Halloween Ideas

Halloween-Gumball-Letters

I am typically pretty invested in my Halloween decorating. This year, I decided to go with a simple harvest theme in my house. I haven't had a giant change of heart. Basically I am trying to make sure that I don't have Halloween decor up for Thanksgiving this year. Since I am feeling a little depressed about my lack of scary, I am going to highlight some fun Halloween projects that were linked up. Show + Tell Highlights I love the girls from My Sister's Suitcase and today I am doing something I rarely do...sharing two of their projects (totally fair since there are two sisters)! Gumball … [Read more...]

Fall Cash Giveaway

I have to be honest...I may have gotten so happy for fall, I may have, just may have agreed to a whole lot of giveaways in a very short time frame. Today, I am participating in another fun project featuring some awesome craft and DIY recipes and some nice BIG CASH giveaways. Yes. I said cash. Yes. I said giveaways, with an "s." So...I am hoping you'll stick it out one more post before we return to our regularly scheduled programming... THE ALL THINGS FALL Y'ALL BLOG HOP & GIVEAWAY IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Kenarry: Ideas for the Home | Oh My! Creative | View from the Fridge | … [Read more...]

Halloween Giveaway

Vintage Halloween Treat Bags

Fall is one of my favorite times of year, in large part because I get to pull out all of my Halloween goodies. Each year I plan a fun dinner for my family and this year is no exception... Generally our dinner is "creepy," but this year I decided to go for a clean, vintage vibe. While I was out shopping for a few items, I grabbed doubles so that I could share them with you as part of a fun Halloween Giveaway! Here are a few of the items I picked up... First I came across these fun vintage Halloween treat bags. I've scooped them up and will be pairing them with some black and white … [Read more...]

Show + Tell No. 134

Quick #Fall Wall Art #HomeDecor #SamanthaTaylor-001

Happy Show + Tell everyone! I am so excited to see what you've been up to...I've decided that I can no longer look at Show + Tell links before I've had dinner. I start craving all sorts of crazy goodness like these maple bacon cookies and I am trying to stay away from sugar! There were about a million tasty recipes posted to Show + Tell last week and I encourage you to go peruse. However this week, I wanted to showcase a few of my favorite craft projects. Show + Tell Highlights Subway art is a fall must and I was so excited to see this fun version pop up from my friend Samantha. Fall … [Read more...]

Southern California Vacation Giveaway

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Ack! You guys, if our Snap 2015 ticket release tomorrow and the Snap ticket giveaways going on this week weren't enough to get you excited, then today's HUGE Getaway Today Southern California vacation giveaway surely will!!! We've teamed up with Get Away Today - an amazing travel company that specializes in vacations and cruises for up to 40% off! AND some AMAZING blogger friends... The Idea Room -- Over the Big Moon -- Pretty Providence 30 Handmade Days  -- Craftaholics Anonymous --  Classy Clutter Capturing Joy with Kristen Duke -- The Crafted Sparrow -- Tastes … [Read more...]

Maple Bacon Cookies

Maple Bacon Cookies via @SnapConf #recipe #dessert

Oooh!¬†I am so excited to share this fun maple bacon cookie recipe with you. It's perfect for fall and I just know you will love it! I don't know what dinner is like at your house, but in our house things can get a bit crazy. Every once in a while I throw up my arms and we either settle on having pizza delivered or breakfast for dinner. Truth be told, I am actually a huge fan of breakfast for dinner. Breakfast foods are my favorite. The other day while dreaming of ways to incorporate more breakfast food into my life, I decided to come up with a breakfast cookie and maple bacon cookies … [Read more...]

Show + Tell No. 133: Fall Crafting

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Yesterday marked the first day of autumn...also known as the kick-off to busy season 'round these parts. I am obsessed with fall. Really. So today, I thought I'd share a few of my favorite fall projects from last week's linky. Show + Tell Highlights First up is this lovely chalkboard sign from Liz...I thought maybe I was over chalkboard until I saw this bad boy! DIY Chalkboard Sign via Love Grows Wild I saw this pretty mod podge pumpkin post in my reader and loved it. I was so happy to see it shared in the linky! So pretty. Coastal Pumpkins via Crafts by Courtney Speaking of pumpkin … [Read more...]

Show + Tell No. 132

brown bag popcorn

You guys. I am the worst. I am the most distracted person in the universe. Seriously. Squirrel. Geesh. Tonight I decided to hop out to a group get together last minute, forgetting all responsibility and planning...You know, small things like putting my weekly link up on time. Sigh... Forgive me? Show + Tell Highlights I love popcorn. I go through phases where I eat it for meals. When I saw this brown butter cinnamon sugar recipe, it took me about three seconds to save it for the future... Brown Butter Cinnamon Sugar Popcorn via Five Heart Home There's not much I love more than … [Read more...]