Embroidering a Saddle Pad

Recently, I was asked to embroider a saddle pad by a friend.  I didn’t think my machine could handle it, but I accepted with no guarantees on how it would turn out! Saddle pads are thick, tough, and fluffy at the same time–I would … Continue reading

Red-Nosed Rudolph Canvas

I had so much fun making this cute Rudolph canvas this weekend. The best part? It took less than 20 minutes! Here’s how I did it! (Unfortunately, I don’t have pictures of the process, but it’s so simple, I think … Continue reading

Oh my goodness gracious!

My last post was on October 3oth…..OCTOBER…..What month is it now? Oh yeah–DECEMBER! It is now DECEMBER 8th! I missed a whole entire month of posting!! You may wonder if something major happened in my life, or maybe if I quit the blog altogether? Well, no and no. I don’t really have an excuse other than the fact that life got in the way–it happens to everyone!

But DON’T WORRY. I haven’t stopped crafting, baking, or cooking at all during this time! If anything, I have been able to complete more projects than before!

Be sure to check out some of my upcoming Christmas craft posts!

  • DIY Ruffle Tree Skirt
  • DIY Monogram Christmas Tree Topper
  • DIY Red-Nosed Rudolph Canvas
  • DIY Spray Paint Remakes


Easiest Dutch Apple Pie Ever

This is by far the easiest pie I have ever made.  You don’t have to be an amazing baker to get this one right! Ingredients: Crust: 2 cups flour 1 cup light brown sugar 3/4 cup butter, melted 1/2 cup … Continue reading

Orange Halloween Lights

Halloween is apparently HUGE in my neighborhood.  Orange lights, orange candles in windows, choreographed light shows–people go ALL OUT.  To fit in, as this is our first Halloween here, I decided to hang orange lights on our garage.  I didn’t … Continue reading

“Trick-or-Treat” Candy Corn Sign

In honor of Halloween, I want to share my trick-or-treat sign! I painted the three candy corn pieces separately (using regular acrylic paint), wrote the words on with a permanent marker, and attached some copper wire to hang! An easy … Continue reading

Spicy Fried Chicken

Spicy Fried Chicken–dip, shake, fry–it’s THAT easy!! Continue reading

Homemade Sesame Chicken

Homemade Sesame Chicken-easy and delicious! Cut back on take out! Continue reading

Hokie Football Hanging Sign

Showing my Hokie Spirit with this Football Hanging Sign! Continue reading

Happy Fall Y’all

Happy Fall Y’all! Continue reading