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Hydrangea Wreath – DIY Fall Door Decoration

This pretty hydrangea wreath uses the beautiful big blooms of a mop head hydrangea bush for a door decoration. My hydrangea bush flowered late this year and gave some lovely color to an otherwise fairly bare garden bed.  Did you know that you can make a holiday hydrangea wreath from hydrangea flowers that are done …

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Pumpkin Carving Ideas – 10 Carved Pumpkin Designs

Check out these 10 pumpkin carving ideas. Each year at this time, we seem to discover new and unusual ways to carve a pumpkin. And there are so many pumpkin types to choose from. Let’s get creative this year! Gone are the traditional Jack 0 Lantern pumpkins, and roll in the new ideas! Looking for …

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Fall Candle Holder – Popcorn Centerpiece for Autumn

This fall candle holderis quick and easy to put together and perfect for autumn.  One of my favorite things to do is make a craft, enjoy it for a while and take it apart and reuse the supplies, while adding new items for a different look. Part of the supplies for the project came out …

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DIY Autumn Wreath Projects to Decorate your Front Door

Many people decorate their doors with Christmas wreaths for the festive season but Autumn leaves and other materials also lend themselves to DIY autumn wreath projects. There are colorful leaves, branches and twigs and acorns and pine cones all over the yard just asking to be dressed up.  Add these to some ribbon, a wreath …

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Dutch Apple Streusel Pie with Raisins – Comfort Food Dessert

This Dutch apple streusel pie has a crunchy oat topping and raisins for extra sweetness. It is the ultimate comfort food recipe. There is nothing quite like the warm aroma of juicy apples and spicy cinnamon and nutmeg with a crunchy streusel topping.  Apples are plentiful right now, so grab a bunch of them and …

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Easy Halloween Decor Ideas – Decorate for the Holiday with these Projects

These easy Halloween decor ideas are spooky and quirky and so much fun to do. It is that time of the year when all the spooks, goblins and black cats come out for the month. Our homes will get a much needed make over for the holiday. There are tons of store bought Halloween decorations …

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Where do you keep your vegetables when the season ends?

It is never too early to consider how you will deal with storing garden vegetables that you have at the end of the season. The growing season still has time to go and many of us are in the middle of the vegetable gardening season.  Very few homes have the perfect storage conditions for fresh produce.  …

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Roasted Potatoes with Spices and Lemon

These roasted potatoes with lemon are cooked in the oven, not deep fried, to make them tasty and healthier at the same time. Roasting any vegetable brings out their natural sweetness.  I love roasted potatoes. There is nothing like biting into a crispy outer skin and then having a creamy center surprise.   Roasted Potatoes with …

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