Potato leek soup recipe

Potato Leek Soup

Potato leek soup is one of my favorite recipes. It’s easy to make and has a short list of ingredients. Perfect! In addition to sharing a great recipe, I also have three ways to serve potato leek soup with optional toppers. Bring on the tasty hot soup and the cooler weather. Continue reading


Indian Corn Centerpiece

Indian corn is a well know favorite for fall decorating. The muted combinations of blues, browns, yellows and reds, represent all the beautiful colors we associate with this time of year.  Creating a centerpiece is one way to shows off their unique beauty and celebrate their history. Continue reading

Soft plaid throw pillow with a little twig pumpkin.

Staying Organized With Baskets

Today I’m sharing my plan on staying organized with baskets, starting right here in the entryway. This is a busy pass through area by the stairs, which means most of the time it’s a dumping ground. I decided to seize the opportunity before the crazy holidays hit, to declutter and create a space for storage. Continue reading

Love the paisley floral pillow.

Velvet Chair

In the spotlight this week is a beautiful velvet chair, worthy of its own post. A few months ago, my husband asked me what I wanted for my birthday. Instead of asking for a weekend get-a-way or jewelry, I said I wanted to have a chair recovered. Maybe I was thinking too much like a blogger at the time, but the chair I had in mind really needed a makeover. Once you see the before and after photos, I know you will agree. Continue reading

Witch's hat door decoration for Halloween.

Witch’s Hat Door Decoration

For me, witches rule on Halloween. You know… “double, double, toil and trouble”. I found a witch hat cutout at a local craft store and had to have it. Paint, tape, ribbon, hanger, done! This witch’s hat door decoration is just that easy. It’s like magic! Continue reading

Hello Fall Free Printable

Hello Fall Free Printable

Hello fall! I have a quick post for you today, so I can share a free fall printable. I haven’t had much time lately to play around with watercolors but sometimes it’s fun to mix things up. I created a fun photo design using twigs, wood cuts, acorns and nuts to surround a simple fall greeting. The warm neutral colors remind me of knitted scarves, white pumpkins and coffee latte. Continue reading