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November 25, 2014
The kids’ table. For some, this is a dreaded place to be on Thanksgiving. In some families, it’s a right of passage to finally “graduate” to the adult table, where things always seem so much more exciting! This year, I decided to make the day a little sweeter for the kiddos by creating these entirely…

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November 13, 2013
This week, I’m sharing how I created these sweet, personalized place settings for the Thanksgiving table. It all started with a trip to a local flea market with my dear friend, Deb at Dandelion House. I discovered a set of these amber glass dessert dishes. I was smitten and scored the entire set of 12…

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November 6, 2013
  This week, I am sharing a Giving Tree that I created for HGTV Gardens. The Giving Tree can be placed practically anywhere in your home. The tree starts out empty of leaves. Over time, family and visitors can add leaves to the tree by adding messages of thanks and giving to paper leaves and…

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October 25, 2013
I love living on the coast near the beach. I also love all things nautical in home decor. Earlier this week I was wondering how I could make a nautical fall tablescape. Then it dawned on me, I bet pumpkins would look lovely wrapped in assorted marine rope. The kids and I got to work…

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October 23, 2013
Thanks for dropping in today. This week I’m sharing a wreath that I made for HGTV Gardens. I wanted to create a beautiful wreath that could transition from Halloween all the way through Thanksgiving. Having a versatile wreath like this helps to keep cost down and decorating dilemmas at bay.Read moreA Wreath Three Ways

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September 11, 2013
This week, I made a grapevine pumpkin. Yes, I know it is still summer, but I cannot resist the temptation of fall in New England. It is teasing me. With each morning, the air is crisper and cooler. The trees are beginning to shed their leaves as they too appear to be anxious to return…

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November 22, 2012
For each new morning with its light, For rest and shelter of the night, For health and food, For love and friends, For everything Thy goodness sends. –Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) Photo Credit: Tilly’s Nest

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November 20, 2012
As we celebrate Thanksgiving with our loved ones later this week, I wanted to take a moment and give thanks to each and every one of you.  Home has so many special meanings to me and my flocks, both feathered and human.  It is incredibly symbolic for so many reasons and having you part of…

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