How to make a King Arthur Knight Costume

how to make a king arthur costume

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Happy Halloween!

The kids decided to dress up as King Arthur and Guinevere this year. {Check out this post for some of their past costume choices.} There was no way I was going to try to make a dress. That’s a little beyond my capabilities. But a knight costume, now that’s a different story. So, today, I’ll share how I made Nick’s King Arthur costume.

Knight Armor

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Why I Speed Clean Every Morning

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Recently there’s been a blog post circulating about 10 reasons to keep your house clean. I decided to read the post and found myself agreeing with many of the reasons.

After mulling it over a little I decided that I had three top reasons for speed cleaning every morning. I’ll also share what speed cleaning looks like for me. Here we go!

1. It looks so much better.

I spend […]

7 Halloween Costume Ideas for a Boy and Girl

Halloween Costume Ideas

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With Halloween just around the corner I thought it would be fun to look back at all the Halloween costumes the kids have worn. So far, this year included, I have been able to convince them to dress as a “theme”. We’ve had lots of fun over the years thinking through and discussing the possibilities.

So, if you are looking for costume ideas for a sister and brother pair, I […]

Pumpkin Cheese Bread Recipe

Pumpkin Bread

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I bought two pie pumpkins last week. It was a first for me and since I didn’t know how to cook them I searched for some directions. I found this easy to follow post on how to bake fresh pumpkins. It turns out it’s very similar to how you prepare butternut squash.

 

Now I just had to figure out what to make with the pumpkin puree. While searching […]

Fall Decorations

fall decor

The temperatures have fallen and we are slowly saying goodbye to the summer flowers. The leaves are changing colors and it’s getting dark earlier at night. Fall has definitely arrived. I was in denial for several weeks, but finally decided to start putting out the fall decorations.

Here’s what the front door looks like. {Notice, my flowers are still pretty. Hope I get a little more time to enjoy them.}

 

Inside, […]

Hummingbird Pendant Giveaway Winner Announced

hummingbird pendant

I’m excited to announce the winner of the hummingbird pendant necklace giveaway.

The winner is jennycor4@! You should receive an email letting you know you are the winner.

Thanks to all for entering the giveaway. I plan on doing several more before Christmas, so stay tuned!

 

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Butternut Squash Bread Recipe

butternut squash bread

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Many of you know of my love for butternut squash. My favorite thing about butternut squash {aside from the taste, of course} is the bright orange color. I mean, it’s almost a neon orange!

Anyway, in the past I shared this butternut squash muffin and butternut squash bread recipe with you. Yesterday, I decided to try out a couple of new recipes and will share one with you today.

I […]

Hummingbird Pendant Necklace Giveaway

hummingbird pendant

I am excited to give away one of the little beauties I crafted earlier this year. Below you will see two different methods I have used to create pendant necklaces using glass tiles and why I prefer the “new method” of using trays.

New Method – Pendant Necklaces using Trays

Earlier this year I had some fun experimenting and learning how to make necklace pendants using trays. For tips on how to make them check […]