Vintage Christmas - Santa Boot Collection

Vintage Christmas in the Breakfast Room…

Christmas Greetings!  Is your home decorated for Christmas?  I have some areas decorated but have yet to get to the outside or porch.  I’m hoping that the weather will cooperate on Saturday so that I can get these areas in the Christmas spirit. The day before Thanksgiving I decorated the hutch in my kitchen with […]

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Best of the Weekend…

Welcome to the Best of the Weekend party.  We are glad you are here and are starting your weekend with us. Can you believe that is is December?  I am ready to think about all thing Christmas!  I’m going on a Christmas house tour tomorrow in my mom’s historic district and I can’t wait.  It’s […]

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DIY Cheese and Crackers Serving Board…

Today my Power Tool Challenge Team gals are sharing projects and this time it’s a Holiday Edition.  We each made a gift for another team member but we only know the recipient of the gift that we made.  I made a DIY Cheese and Crackers Serving Board that will be useful for the holidays and […]

Stitch Fix Review and $1,000 Gift Card Giveaway

December 2016 Stitch Fix Review–Fix #42 and $1,000 Giveaway…

How can it possibly be time for another Stitch Fix review?  It seems like I was just sharing my November review with you and now it’s time to share again.  Not only do I have a great Fix to share, I also have a special treat, a chance for you to win a $1,000 Stitch […]

Peppermint Cookies with White Chocoate

Peppermint Cookies with White Chocolate…

If you are anything like me, you are always looking for inspiring Christmas ideas.  This week I’m delighted to participate in Home for the Holidays, a blog tour full of Christmas ideas.  Today we are sharing Holiday Recipes and my contribution is delicious Peppermint Cookies with White Chocolate.     Home for the Holidays will will […]

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Best of the Weekend…

Welcome to the Best of the Weekend party.  We are glad you are here and are starting your weekend with us. Did you have a good Thanksgiving?  It’s hard to believe that it is all over and that exactly one month from today it will be Christmas! Amy, Ginnie, Jenna, Cindy,and I enjoy hosting the […]

December 2016 Stitch Fix Sneak Peek Video

December Stitch Fix Sneak Peek (Fix #42)…

Today is a day off from school (Can I get a Hallelujah, Can I get an Amen) and I’m sharing a sneak peek of my December Stitch Fix box that arrived yesterday.  I was already happy when I came home from school yesterday because I knew my break had just started and finding a Stitch […]

Butterscotch Pecan Pretzel Brittle - This is the perfect balance of sweet and salty and is so good. Get the recipe at virginiasweetpea.com.

Butterscotch Pecan Pretzel Brittle…

A tradition in our neighborhood is to exchange plates of cookies just before Christmas.  I like to mix up the assortment of goodies that I give our neighbors from year to year which means that I’m always looking for new recipes to try.  I recent recipe success was Butterscotch Pecan Pretzel Brittle.  I don’t know […]

Best of the Weekend

Best of the Weekend…

Welcome to the Best of the Weekend party.  We are glad you are here and are starting your weekend with us. Are you ready for Thanksgiving?  I can’t believe that it is next week.  I only have to work Monday and Tuesday which makes the week even better. Amy, Ginnie, Jenna, Cindy,and I enjoy hosting […]

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Holiday Ornament Display–Learn How to Make Your Own!…

Thank you to The Home Depot for sponsoring this post.   Last week I shared with you that The Home Depot has an upcoming workshop where you can learn how to make a Holiday Ornament Display.  If you like this project as much as I do, be sure to sign up for the workshop to […]

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Best of the Weekend…

Welcome to the Best of the Weekend party.  We are glad you are here and are starting your weekend with us. What’s in store for your weekend?  We are doing projects around the house and I’m hoping to check quite a few off of my list. Amy, Ginnie, Jenna, Cindy,and I enjoy hosting the Best […]

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Stitch Fix for Men–Fix #2…

I think we are now a Stitch Fix family!  Mr. SP received his first box last month and kept two things.  Since he had fun with his first box, we requested a second box for him for November. I’ve told you many times that I do not like shopping and because of that Mr. SP […]

Learn how to make a Holiday Ornament Display at Home Depot!

Holiday Ornament Display–Home Depot Free Workshop…

* This post is sponsored by The Home Depot.* Have you started to think about how you’ll decorate your home for Christmas?  One area that often stumps me is how to decorate the area over my mantel.  This year I’m making a Holiday Ornament Display similar to the one below and the great news is […]

Best of the Weekend

Best of the Weekend…

Welcome to the Best of the Weekend party.  We are glad you are here and are starting your weekend with us.  We started an outdoor project at the lake last weekend and hope to finish it up this weekend.  Last weekend it felt like summer at the lake and not only did we work on […]

Vintage School Desk Makeover

Vintage School Desk Makeover…

Good friends are moving into a new house and asked if I would give their daughter’s desk a makeover for her new room. This desk is an old school desk but I don’t know its history.  It’s size makes me think that it originally was used in a junior or high school.   Haley likes […]