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June 30, 2016
I love celebrating the 4th of July with my family on Cape Cod. I have fond memories as a little girl playing with sparklers. In fact, we looked forward to them each year. Unfortunately, fireworks, and yes-sadly sparklers, are illegal in the state of Massachusetts. This year I thought that it would be fun to…

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April 7, 2016
I admit that I tend to keep things. I typically save things that I might just find a use for later on. This has been especially true since I started creating for HGTV five years ago. It’s hard to believe that it has been that long, until I look at bins of “saved” things that somehow…

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March 18, 2016
Every year the kids and I decorate eggs for Easter. Some years, we use the traditional dyeing kits. They’re always great fun and I love the way my kids wriggle up their noses at the colorful dishes filled with white vinegar. In years past, we have also tried our hand at using sharpies, decorating with…

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December 24, 2014
  Miniature cypress trees are so darling. This year, I could not help but create these lovely holiday trees. There is just something about bringing nature indoors. Perfect for the mantle, tabletop or even outdoors, they are so simple for even the non-crafter to make.Read moreDIY: Miniature Cypress Holiday Trees

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December 19, 2014
Last year I shared with you all how to make a holiday chicken wreath. It was a huge hit! This year, HGTV Gardens asked if I would make a wreath in the shape of a horse. I got to work and created this beautiful holiday horse wreath. Once again, it started with chicken wire.Read moreDIY:…

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December 17, 2014
A couple of years ago, the kids and I made edible Easter terrariums and they were a huge hit. We had so much fun that we decided to make ones for Christmas this year. We couldn’t decide on the theme so we made three edible holiday terrariums – a woodland gingerbread cottage scene, a candy…

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Sharing an inspired life from the New England seaside. Chickens, Bees, Gardens, Art and Yummy Goodness.