Spooky and Fabulous Exterior Decor

We’ve had the best weather this past week…perfect for getting the outside of my house all gussied up for Halloween. It’s no secret that I love Halloween and all of the scary stuff that comes along with it, but I also like to use some decorations that can stay put until Thanksgiving. For the past […]

Touches of Fall

Our weather is slowly but surely cooling down and I can’t resist the urge to sprinkle a few touches of fall around the house any longer. As much as I love summer, fall is definitely my favorite season: gorgeous weather, football, back to school, the cozy smells and Halloween. What’s not to love? I don’t […]

Small Business Saturday: Modern Forestry

Modern Forestry is a local candle company here in South Carolina that produces the most amazing candles and they’re all totally safe; no icky chemicals. I am pleased as punch that my fall and holiday scents are here! “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” is my motto, so I stuck with the best sellers […]

Halloween Recap

Hello!  I’m still alive and well, just BUSY.  Homeschooling ain’t for the weak, I’ll tell you that.  My son is still only going to school two days per week, but that is about to change after this week.  Hopefully.  Although my daughter’s school is on a normal five day per week schedule, they’ve had fall […]

Comfort Food: Southern Living’s Beef Stew with Cheddar Biscuits

Can you tell that I REALLY love to cook hearty comfort foods?  I promise I cook for my family during summer, too!  But I have such a weakness for “stick to your ribs” kinds of dishes.  I saw this recipe in an email from Southern Living several weeks ago and immediately added the ingredients to […]

Halloween Recap

All week I’ve been checking the weather because the forecast for Halloween in Greenville was not looking too good.  Not just rain showers, but wind, storms and torrential downpours were all predicted.  The weather was just as bad as we were expecting, but the system rolled out of town just minutes before trick or treating […]