For those of you celebrating the Holiday today, let me first start off by wishing you all a Happy Thanksgiving!  Hope your day is filled with family, friends, and good food! I am so excited to be kicking off today with the 2015 Holiday Gift Guide & Giveaway Blog Hop!  If you are unfamiliar with the blog hop here is the rundown.  The hop started Monday and runs until Friday. Each day 5 bloggers will share a gift guide as well… Read more »

16 Handmade Gift Ideas

Christmas time is officially here!  It has felt like Christmas in my home for a while now, since I have had my Christmas stuff up a few week before Thanksgiving.  I usually wait until the day after Thanksgiving but I just couldn’t help myself this year!  I have to say I actually quite liked putting all the decorations up early.  Makes the home feel warm, and cozy!  Now I just need some presents under the tree to make it all… Read more »

Rustic Wood Slice Santa Final

Good Morning and Happy Friday!!! We’re Back!!!  My blog friends and I have had so much fun participating in The Great Crate Challenge, as well as our Pick Your Pumpkin Challenge we decided to make it a monthly affair!  So each month we will take the same item and each recreate something out of it.  It is so fun to see each month what we all come up with, so I am really looking forward to doing it every month…. Read more »

Rustic Log Holiday Card Display

Pretty soon those beautiful family Holiday cards from your friends and family will start filling up your mailbox.  Will you have somewhere to display them when they do?  Well now you will.  I have always been the one that just places them all over the fridge, just crowding up space and leaving it looking even more cluttered than it already is.  So when I stumbled upon some branches from my neighbors tree that he had just trimmed, I jumped on… Read more »

Thanksgiving Place Card Holders

Good Morning!  For those that visit here often, you know that I have been busy decorating my house for Halloween.  While getting out  my decorations this year, I realized I didn’t have much for the porch when the Trick-or-Treaters arrive.  So I decided to make these Decorative Painted Halloween Pumpkins, that glow in the dark and will fit perfectly with my Halloween Mason Jar Luminarias.  With the inside of my home still having a few touches of Halloween with my… Read more »

Love Christmas time and all the fun Christmas decorations for your home?  I usually wait until the day after Thanksgiving to decorate.  This year though I just couldn’t help myself, I turned on some Christmas music and went to town decorating the house!  Those of you that know me, are probably thinking to themselves “What? Christmas music, Tara hates Christmas music!”  Yes, this is true but those that know me, also know how much I love Kenny Chesney. And Kenny… Read more »