EASY GLUTEN FREE BANANA BREAD from CAKE MIX

I love keeping gluten free treats and breakfast items on hand for Lily so when I run out, I like to have something I can whip up quickly.  Since I had a gluten free yellow cake mix I decided to check out one of my favorite cookbooks for quick breakfast and sweet treats called the – Cake …

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HOW TO MAKE A RIBBON BULLETIN BOARD

  This is a fun and simple project that can be done in under an hour and yet makes a huge difference in you décor by adding a beautiful focal point to any room.  Then you have a fun place to display some of your favorite cards, pictures, and flat momentos.   So let’s get right to it so …

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Caramel Apple Blondies

 I just love the chewy sweetness of a good blondie so I decided I wanted to put a fall spin on my favorite blondie recipe.  I started thinking pumpkin, cinnamon, candy corn, and then I saw it…. the bag of caramel bits in the pantry just waiting around to make something ordinary into extraordinary!   Ok, …

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HALLOWEEN DECORATIONS – Welcome to our Haunted Home Tour

  From the adorable to the gruesome, our Halloween decorations vary as much as the streets on Halloween with the precious angels and baby bears to the chainsaw maniacs and zombies!  This is probably due to my taste and my husband’s preferences differing a bit on this spooky holiday.  I like to decorate with traditional …

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How to Make a Quick Witch Hat Centerpiece

This witch hat centerpiece literally took me 5 minutes to do.  I just love decorating for Halloween and lately I have enjoyed incorporating old costumes into my seasonal décor!  I mean why not? Here’s the before picture.  I wore this cute witch hat a few years ago for Halloween and I just love it – …

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Fall Kitchen Piggy and Fall Trail Mix

HAPPY HALLOWEEN! OINK! I just love amusing myself with my kitchen piggy!  But how couldn’t I, I mean this little mask from my scrapbooking supplies fits him perfectly!  Unfortunately though, I cannot remember where or when I bought this cute little mask but I did find some masks on amazon that are very fun and about the …

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Joyful Daisy Boutique – SCARECROW CRUNCH DIGI STAMP

I am so excited to announce a new Joyful Daisy adventure with the debut of the JOYFUL DAISY BOUTIQUE on Etsy where we will be featuring our original illustrated digital stamps.  Digital or digi stamps are JPEG images that you can resize to fit your fancy and then print from your computer.  The printed images can then be used for card …

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Goblin Halloween Cookies

If you are looking for cute Halloween cookies that taste great, this may very well be the perfect recipe for you.  This recipe was on a 30+ year old note in my mom’s recipe box that was so faded it was hard to read.  Every fall I could look forward to coming home from school to these …

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FALL PORCH DECORATIONS – Recycled Birdcage Twig Urn

This was such a fun project inspired by a birdhouse that I picked up at my grandpa’s old antique store.  It just needed a new look so I sprayed it black and then found this perfect urn shaped basket to set it on.  Then I added some twigs, silk flowers and stems, and then a …

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How to Make a Bean Bag with Recycled Jeans and Fleece

This is a fun way to customize your bean bag.  Enjoy a cozy fleece top, a durable denim bottom made out of recycled jeans, and then have a fun place to stash your remote control, ear buds, and treats in the recycled denim pockets along the side! This is my favorite recycled denim project that we have …

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Campfire Dessert Bar

This is a triple header…. EASY, FUN, and very YUMMY!  You can download our menu and follow our recipe suggestions or create your own masterpiece.  Either way, I think you will be delighted with your campfire dessert bar creation. I love smores but I think I found a new campfire dessert favorite and the kids had …

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DUCK TAPE PARTYWARE

  I cannot wait to show you just how easy it is to pull a party theme together with duck tape and curly ribbon!  I just love getting all the coordinating accessories for parties but since many of the things I do these days are last minute and I don’t live in a big city, I often improvise and …

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