Month: October 2015

DIY Scrapbook Paper Shelves

DIY Scrapbook Paper Shelves

I would like to welcome the very talented Jennifer Ingram, interior designer and owner of Gracious Spaces, to the blog today.  Jennifer has graciously accepted to share her DIY Scrapbook Paper Shelves tutorial with us. I love how Jennifer’s unit turned out…looking forward to trying […]

Almond cookies…almendrados

Almond cookies…almendrados

Do you have a favourite nut? I love almost all nuts…almonds are a favourite! Almond cookies, tarts, cakes…not to mention chocolate covered! In Portugal the almond trees bloom beautifully from January to March…it is no wonder that almonds are used in so many of our […]

Halloween Wreath

Halloween Wreath

Halloween is fast approaching…are you decorating? Here is a simple and quick DIY Halloween wreath you can do for just a few dollars!

Fall decorating continues

Fall decorating continues

Into the kitchen we go… What can be better than hydrangea blooms from my garden, a couple of pumpkin spice candles and some new dishes I picked up at Pier 1 Imports.

Pumpkin Pie Spice Cookies

Pumpkin Pie Spice Cookies

I am ready for some Pumpkin Pie Spice Cookies…are you? Last year I added some Pumpkin Pie Spice to a sugar cookie recipe and the outcome was delicious!

DIY jar candle holders

DIY jar candle holders

Do you come up with crazy ideas that make your family wonder “WHY? Why is she making that?” This happens to me all the time! But I ignore them…and sometimes I get something like this…