Best of the Weekend…

Welcome to the Best of the Weekend party!  We are glad that you are here and are starting your weekend with us. I hope that you had a great week. Did you meet our new co-hostess at last week’s party?  We are thrilled that Katherine from Pender & Peony has joined us.  Be sure to visit her […]

Instant Pot Chicken and Wild Rice Stew - Make this yummy stew start to finish in under 30 minutes using the Instant Pot. virginiasweetpea.com

Instant Pot Chicken and Wild Rice Stew…

Use an Instant Pot to make Chicken and Wild Rice Stew start to finish in under 30 minutes. Have you jumped on the Instant Pot bandwagon?  I purchased my Instant Pot last summer and have enjoyed using it so much.  This is the first Instant Pot recipe that I’ve shared here and I have plans […]

Best of the Weekend Party

Best of the Weekend…

Welcome to the first Best of the Weekend party of 2018!  We are glad that you are here and are starting your weekend with us. I hope that you had wonderful Christmas and New Year’s Day celebrations.  I so much enjoyed the last few weeks celebrating with friends and family. We have some exciting news for the […]

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Stitch Fix Review-January 2018-Fix #53…

Happy 2018!  I’m starting the new year with a Stitch Fix Review.  As always, my stylist, Brittany H., did a great job of selecting items that I really like and also fit with my casual lifestyle.  My clothing needs have changed now that I’m no longer teaching.  I used to enjoy receiving dresses and other […]

100 Home Organizing Ideas

100 Home Organizing Ideas…

Happy New Year and welcome to 2018.  Now that it’s a new year, many of us start to think about how to better organize our homes.  I’ve got just what you need to help, 100 Home Organizing Ideas.   The All Things Creative Team has joined together this month to bring you 100 Home Organizing […]

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Top 10 Projects for 2017…

The end of the year is a good time to look back to see which blog projects were popular for the year.  I am not one to keep tabs on statistics, so it’s always a surprise to see which projects end up being the most popular according to Google analytics.  Let’s take a look at […]

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Vintage Christmas in the Kitchen…

Decorate your kitchen for Christmas with vintage. Hello, friends!  The countdown is on for Christmas!  I love collecting vintage Christmas decor and want to share how I’ve used my collection to create vintage Christmas displays in my kitchen. This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. For full disclosure go here. Kitchen Shelf Displays The […]

Best of the Weekend Party

Best of the Weekend…

Welcome to Best of the Weekend!  We are glad that you are here and are starting your weekend with us. I hope that you have been enjoying December and all of the fun activities that it brings.  We so much appreciate you joining us each week for the party.  We are going to take a […]

Christmas in the Family Room…

Christmas is getting closer and closer!  Our family room is where we spend every evening relaxing.  Our tree is in this room and I love having this space decorated for Christmas.  Come on in and let me show you around! The wall over the sofa used to hold a large vintage map.  This summer I […]

Extraordinary Christmas Trees…

I’m delighted to join Diane of An Extraordinary Day and Mary Beth of Cupcakes and Crinoline for an Extraordinary Christmas Tree Blog Hop.  We are sharing our Christmas trees and also some of the handmade ornaments that we’ve used to decorate them.  All of the ladies participating shared a handmade ornament that they made for […]

Best of the Weekend Party

Best of the Weekend…

Welcome to Best of the Weekend!  We are glad that you are here and are starting your weekend with us. Last weekend’s Christmas activities were so much fun and this weekend the fun continues.  I’m traveling to Charlotte to volunteer with Operation Christmas Child today.  By the time you read this, my shift will be […]

Easy Clay Christmas Ornaments

Easy Clay Christmas Ornaments…

I’m back with another easy Christmas ornament idea that you can customize to suit your own decor style, Easy Clay Christmas Ornaments.  These ornaments are made with clay, cookie cutters, and stamps. I love how these look on our porch tree combined with the Easy Pine Cone Ornaments that I shared earlier this week.  For […]

Easy Pine Cone Christmas Ornaments…

I’ve got an easy Christmas ornament idea to share with you, ornaments made from pine cones.  When I put our tree on our porch this year, I decided that I wanted to decorate it with handmade ornaments and I wanted it to have a rustic look.  The pine cone Christmas ornaments that I created ended […]

DIY Christmas Outdoor Planters

DIY Christmas Outdoor Planters…

I’ve been a busy bee decking my halls for the Christmas season.  Our house is on a corner street and gets a lot of both foot and vehicle traffic and I like for it to look festive for the season.  Our neighbors love the lighted tree on the porch on the side of our home […]

Best of the Weekend Party

Best of the Weekend…

Welcome to Best of the Weekend!  We are glad that you are here and are starting your weekend with us. I don’t know about you, but I am in full blown Christmas mode.  I’m loving all of the Christmas blog posts that I’ve enjoyed this week and I also enjoy seeing Christmas lights in my […]