Keep Calm and Gobble On: Nutter Butter Turkey Cupcakes!

Nutter Butter Turkey Cupcakes

 I saw these cute Nutter Butter Turkey Cupcakes on the cover of Family Circle Magazine! These little gobblers are fun to make with Thanksgiving on the way! I had some left over candy corn and Wilton Candy Eyes in my Halloween stash, along with orange chocolate covered sunflower seeds that I used to make my Happy Owl-oween Cookies. The turkey faces…

At the Table: Red and Green Plaid and Pfaltzgraff Dancing Snowflakes


I’m at the table with red and green plaid and Pfaltzgraff Dancing Snowflakes dinnerware. Dancing Snowflakes by Pfaltzgraff provides a little Christmas cheer in a classic color combination of red, green and white for the table. Constructed of porcelain, it’s microwave and dishwasher safe. A plaid tablecloth provides the quintessential Christmas red and green for a festive foundation…

Fall Transition Window Boxes

Quick Fix Fall Window Box

It’s a time of transition weather wise here in North Carolina. We haven’t had our first frost yet and some of the summer annuals and flowers are still blooming. I gave my window boxes on the Potting Shed a touch of fall color with a quick fix and the addition of a pumpkin and some…

Giving Thanks: Dinnerware and Turkey Hostess Serving Set Giveaway!

Dinnerware and Turkey Hostess Serving Set Giveaway!

 I’m giving thanks with a giveaway in time for turkey day! I started blogging in 2010 as a way to create after I retired from retail and keep myself off the streets. :) I didn’t miss the daily grind of the inventory headaches or the 60+ hour work weeks, but I missed merchandising and creativity that came with it to tell a story,…

Falling Back: Thanksgiving Round Up of Recipes and Table Inspiration

Thanksgiving Recipe Round Up and Table Inspiration

It’s that time of year to fall back and when most of us in the US have turned back our clocks. It’s also time when my internal clock falls to comfort food. . .Harvesting, Gathering, and Thanksgiving! Click on the links if you’d like to fall back for a taste or a peek at a little fall tabletop or Thanksgiving inspiration! Plymouth…

Weekend Waterview: A Bit of Fall Color


Happy November 1st! The foliage around the lake is starting to put on their fall colors and we enjoyed a couple of beautiful days of crisp fall weather this week. I took these photos on Thursday after the rain moved out and we had some glorious sunshine. It’s raining again today and tomorrow but our…

Happy Owl-oween!


I’m sending you wishes for a Happy Owl-oween. . . Owl eyes are watching you. . . Not scary, just sweet! I found an owl cookie on Pinterest that’s a hoot to make! This is more of a method than a recipe, adding your candy to your cookie to create an owl. You can be…

Best Witches for a Happy Howling!

Best Witches for a Happy Howling

Chloe & Gracie give Halloween two paws up! After all, Halloween is all about the treats! I found some pumpkin flavor Howlin’ Goodies Dog Treats at HomeGoods. And witch hats flew home to land on their heads from Hobby Lobby. Getting their hats to stay on their heads is a real trick :) Best Witches for a Happy…


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