12+ Inspiring Thanksgiving Craft Ideas

Inspiring Thanksgiving Craft Ideas

October is over and it is time to put away the Halloween decorations and get out decorations for Thanksgiving.  I love decorating for Thanksgiving and am glad that the big day is late this year so that I’ll have plenty of time to enjoy my turkeys and other Thanksgiving things. I’ve found that a lot […]

How to Make a Football Halloween Treat Bag

Football Halloween Treat Bag

Sherman delivered doggie treats to some of his friends in the neighborhood last Saturday.  It was fun to take him out and about in his costume and also fun to give his friends treats.  I made a football Halloween treat bag to hold the treats that he delivered.  This was fun to make and coordinated […]

Halloween Treats (Not Tricks) for Sherman’s Doggie Friends

Sherman with Kroger Pet Treats

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are truthful and my own. Our dog Sherman loves to visit dogs in our neighborhood to play.  He loves to go from house to house to play with his doggie friends.  This year for a pre-Halloween celebration, I bought Halloween treats […]

Five Delicious Soups for Fall

Five Delicious Soups for Fall by virginiasweetpea.com

  Fall means it is soup time at my house. I love to make a pot or two of soup on Sunday to enjoy for dinner all through the week. Today I’m sharing five of my favorite soup recipes that I’ve made time and time again.   Country Captain includes both chicken and sausage and […]

Monogrammed Table Makeover – Themed Furniture Day!

Monogrammed Table for Themed Furniture Makeover Day by virginiasweetpea.com

It’s that time again, themed furniture makeover day!  It seems like just yesterday that I was sharing last month’s project, a two toned makeover for a Lane cedar chest. This month the theme is words or letters.  Like any southern girl, I can’t resist a monogram and decided to give a $5 Goodwill table an […]

Vintage Halloween Cards

Vintage Halloween Cards by virginiasweetpea.com

This weekend I did a touch of Halloween decorating.  Most of my Halloween decorations are ones that I use year after year but this year I have a few new things:  two are vintage and one is new.   My mom passed along two vintage Halloween cards to me since she decorates for fall but […]

I Spy :: Local Fall Porch Decor

Fall Porch Decor in Lynchburg, VA

Last weekend I ran down one of my favorite streets in Lynchburg, Peakland Place.  I will never get tired of walking or running on this street because of the beauty of the homes.  As I ran, I noticed many pretty fall porch displays and thought that it would be fun to share them.   Is […]

Thrift Store Makeovers to Benefit Sheltered Animals

Thrift Benefit Chair Makeover by virginiasweetpea.com

  I’ve teamed up with 22 bloggers to help bring awareness to a topic that is near and dear to my heart, animal rescue.  I’ve always considered myself an animal lover but didn’t know true animal love until we adopted our dog Sherman from the Campbell County Humane Society.  Sherman was just a few months […]

DIY Decorator Pillows and Giveaway

DIY Designer Cowboy Pillow with Fringe

This is an exciting week for fellow lovers of fabric and home decor.  Over the next four days, nineteen blogging friends are sharing DIY decorator pillows made with gorgeous fabrics from OnlineFabricStore.  Not only will you have the opportunity get pillow and fabric ideas, you can enter to win one of two $100 gift cards […]

Fall Centerpiece with Preserved Gourds

Fall Centerpiece with Preserved Gourds by virginiasweetpea.com

  Did you know that you don’t have to throw away your gourds after you have finished using them for decorating?  I’ve been preserving mine for years and now have box upon box of preserved gourds to use for fall decorating? How do you preserved gourds?  It’s easy!  After Thanksgiving I put them on newspaper […]