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13 August, 2018

The Scoop #339

Hi everyone and welcome back to The Scoop! We are so glad that you are joining our party! I am really excited this week because my EASY SWEATER PUMPKINS were featured in Country Sampler magazine's Autumn Decorating issue! Be sure to check it out HERE to find instructions for making your own! Now...I want to see what you brought to the party so let's get started!  

10 August, 2018

Easy Sweater Pumpkins...A Feature and a How-To Just for You!

Is it too soon to start thinking about fall? Not if you like to make your own decorations like me! And have I got a fun surprise for you...one of my favorites is featured in Country Sampler magazine's Autumn Decorating issue! It's my super easy sweater pumpkins! I am so excited! And just in case you would like to make your own, I am sharing the instructions!

06 August, 2018

The Scoop #338

Hi everyone and welcome back to The Scoop! We are so glad that you are joining our party! If you know me, you know I love to add farmhouse touches to my home and summer is the perfect time for that look! So I am sharing my 8 WAYS TO GET FARMHOUSE SUMMER STYLE. It's a little bit of everything from centerpieces and tea towels to throw pillows and wreaths. I hope you'll check them out! And now...I can't wait to see what you have brought to the party, so let's get started! 

30 July, 2018

The Scoop #337

Hi everyone and welcome back to The Scoop! We are so glad that you are joining our party! Have you been watching the Tour de France? I love seeing the riders pass thorough the little villages. It has me thinking about my time living there and needing a little bit of frenchiness! So I am sharing my 10+ DIY COUNTRY FRENCH PILLOWS, including this pretty French script bird pillow. And as always, any graphics that you need are included free of charge. Now I want to see what you are sharing, so let's get started!

29 July, 2018

10+ DIY Country French Pillows

CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT Pillows...Country French Style If you know me, you know that one of my favorite things to do is make pillows! And, as a retired French teacher, I love adding a little frenchiness to them as well. Just a word or two in my favorite language brings a smile to my face. :-) They are all pretty simple to make and include any necessary graphics free of charge. And you know that if I made them, they are inexpensive, too...'cause that's the way I roll! I hope you'll find one or two to try for yourself!

23 July, 2018

The Scoop #336

Hi everyone and welcome back to The Scoop! We are so glad that you are joining our party! I'm sharing my latest obsession with you today...my favorite EASY 5 MINUTE SOAP RECIPES.  Once you see how easy they are, you will always want to make your own. And...I have one for each season. I hope you'll check them out! Now I want to see what you are sharing so let's get started!

22 July, 2018

Easy 5 Minute Soap Recipes

I have a confession...homemade scented soaps have become my new obsession! I said good-bye to those expensive bars of French soaps that I had been using and I am having fun creating my own combinations. Once I discovered how easy and inexpensive they are to make, I was spoiled and I always have a seasonal favorite on hand.  I think you'll like them, too, so I'm sharing my favorites!

16 July, 2018

The Scoop #335

 Hi everyone and welcome back to The Scoop! A recent trip to my favorite produce stand netted me some fresh peaches. So what do you do while you wait for them to ripen? Make a centerpiece, of course! lol I love the color they add to my SUMMERY FARMHOUSE CENTERPIECE and I really can't wait to add them to my cereal! Now I want to see what you brought to the party so let's get started!