Happy Thanksgiving everyone! I hope you area ll cozy and warm surrounded by loved ones today. I am very thankful to be with my family in Pennsylvania today. We do not get to see each other enough, but we value the time we do get with one another. I am thankful to be here to ... continue reading

The Best Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

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My son has been screaming for pumpkin pie for weeks. I personally don't really like it, so I have been trying to get around it by making pumpkin roll, pumpkin pancakes, and pumpkin pasta. Check out my 20 favorite pumpkin recipes right here. Anyway, let's just say we have had A LOT of pumpkin seeds ... continue reading

Spooky Spider Art Display

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This post brought to you by The Orkin Ecologist. All opinions are 100% mine. When I was teaching first grade, I loved taking the spooky creatures of Halloween as our science focus in October. Now that I have little ones, I still love spending time researching, learning, and crafting about spiders, owls, and bats. That's ... continue reading

Main Ingredient Monday-20 Pumpkin Projects

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Welcome to Main Ingredient Monday! 1 Main Ingredient + Tons of Creativity = 20 "New" and amazing projects YIPPEE! Pumpkins everywhere and I sure do love the fall. We were at the pumpkin patch on Saturday and have 4 plump pumpkins waiting for some excitement. We are usually pretty old school around here and have ... continue reading

Halloween Mason Jars

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I went back to this awesome Folk Art Multi-Purpose Paint to make some cute little candy jars for our kitchen counter. I grabbed 3 different sized Ball Jars, the big one was from Michael's. Then I followed all of the directions to use my paint on glass and make it dishwasher safe! I love them ... continue reading

Neutral Fall Mantle

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I just gave my family room a mini makeover and I am excited to share that with you next week. But today, I want to show you what I did to create a little fall vibe on my mantle. I still wanted it to be neutral and not-in your face fall. Do you go all ... continue reading

Happy Thanksgiving


Just want to share my wishes to everyone to have a very Happy Thanksgiving! I am grateful for so many blessings in my life and want to remember to focus on all of the good in the world! I hope you area ll spending time with those you love and enjoying every minute of your ... continue reading

Main Ingredient Monday- Apples


Ok, I just couldn't resist. I opened my bag of apples from the farmer's market and the scent filled my kitchen with appley goodness. I had to run off to find  amazing things to do with apples and share it here at Main Ingredient Monday! Recipes and crafts galore! 1 Main Ingredient + Lots of ... continue reading

To Do List: Everything Autumn

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Is everyone ready for Autumn? I am about done with the 95 degree days and gaze longingly at my sweaters and boots every morning while I pull on the same old shorts and sundresses I have been wearing for the past 4  months. I am starting to put out all of my fall decorations in ... continue reading