Preparing the Garden for Winter

preparing the garden for winter

Today may very well have been the last warm day of the year. The temperatures are supposed to drop into the 30s later this week and I do not want to be raking leaves and planting bulbs when it gets that cold.

So, we’ve spent these last nice days winterizing the garden. Our clean-up mostly consisted of raking leaves, mowing, cutting back perennials, pulling annuals and cleaning up flower beds.

The garden looks so […]

Caramel Puff Corn Recipe

caramel puff corn

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Last year, a dear friend gave us some caramel corn for Christmas. It was so very delicious and, might I add, addicting! My sister’s visit this past weekend provided the perfect opportunity to try and make this special treat. I found the perfect recipe for caramel puff corn at The Cheery Baker.

 

We poured the puff corn into two separate large bowls. {It works with one large bowl, too. […]

Glitter Necklace Pendant Tutorial

glitter pendants

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I love glitter and I love making necklace pendants. I knew I just had to try making these pendants when I stumbled across them on Pinterest. This project is super easy and the results are stunning. Clara likes the pink one and has already claimed it for herself. These would make lovely birthday or Christmas gifts!

 

Here’s how you can make these pendants, too.

Supplies needed:

Pendant Trays Glass […]

Butternut Squash Waffle Recipe

butternut squash waffles

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By now you’ve probably caught on to my butternut squash obsession. Well, this butternut squash waffle recipe is a definite keeper. Thanks 17 Apart for sharing it with the world.

Nicholas took one bite and declared most enthusiastically that these were the best waffles he has ever tasted in his life!

I doubled the recipe, made up all the waffles and froze them. In the mornings we just popped […]