Hello Saturday ! Plans & Fun

Hello   Saturday !  Hope you had a great week- Saturday Plans ! Charlie & I are taking a long walk to start the day. It’s nice to enjoy the cooler weather in the morning before the heat gets here. ( Yes its October but still hot) Mom duties are calling and a cup of coffee -morning Breakfast time for […]

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Hometown Haunts & Ghosts –

Louisiana has a rich history & when it comes to haunting,ghost and things that go bump in the night  its the perfect time to explore these places. Let’s Check out my corner  of the state – St. Landry parish  Almost every town has a house, building or cemetery that has a haunting tale to tell. Here’s a few of the […]

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Book Spotlight * Death of a Scavenger

  book link  Free with Kindle Unlimited The 2nd book in the Juniper Grove Mystery Series! More than a few people in Juniper Grove want Maureen Nicholson dead, so when her body turns up during the town’s annual October scavenger hunt, there’s no shortage of suspects or motives. But when suspicion for the murder falls on Rachel Stowe’s friend Holly, […]

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Recipes ,Food & Crafting a winning combo

My Thursday food find – I am starting something new. Mixing my crafting hobby with my love of family recipes. As I read over my  family cook books I found great notes.drawing & suggestion among the pages – So here today’s fun. #1  For the Love of Coffee.   Join Me on my new adventure? What will I find Next – Lisa     #2   A great fun scrapbook page – Yeah I love my slow cooker.

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My Pastalaya Recipe – Doing it My Way

Thursday food find-   Pastalaya My basic Jambalaya recipe with small Penna pasta instead of rice. Make it for your family or for a crowd it will be a family favorites. So if you want an actual recipe –  goggle this you will come up with tons of recipes & videos. T ake a look you might find something you […]

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On My Wednesday Craft post today I wondered ? Halloween or Fall or other? So in keeping with the Season this quick DIY Craft Post. If like me you are a saver -of anything that might can be reused or repose for a craft ( Right) So Here’s a cute jar redo – Scare Crow Flower Container: Cleaned Glass Jar I sprayed painted white ( this makes the next layer stick on) When dried brushed on brown acrylic paint ( used light/dark brown) Let Dry You can paint or make face cut outs for your scarecrow Piece of Burlap fabric for the hat/ scrap of cotton fabric for tie Fill with flowers,leaves or straw to decorate. Can be used to decorate table  inside or out.     Spray painting the container before  makes it easier to painting with brown acryrlic paint . I use scraps of scrapbook paper to make facial features.         The flowers were from last year – but you could fill it with branches ,leaves & hay also. You could also use with out the flower & fabric and make it a candle holder. Use your imagination – I am thinking living it white – for Ghost lights Or Will make a great snowman for the Winter.   Thanks for Stopping bye – this Wednesday for my craft post. Check out – Monday ‘s Project Life Post. And tomorrow I am doing a recipe […]

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Season of Crafts

Welcome to another Wednesday – Craft Day.  Today I am posting about the Season of Crafts. I worked retail for over 20 years and we rushed the seasons in -is that a good thing?  Do we really need Christmas in July? As a crafter we need to start making our items early but is there a too early point? I know if you sell or do craft shows it’s a given ? But as an everyday crafter  how early do you start ? It’s October So ?  What are you working on ? Halloween Thanksgiving Christmas New Year valentine   from the heart stamp – Holiday card in non traditional colors.     Fall Butterfly stamp       Halloween Cross stitched witch card / paper from Authentique  paper.com

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October Holiday Books for Kids

Kids Books – Holidays and Crafts   book link October 19th Books in the Festival Time series describe the activities of typical families as parents and children celebrate some of their culture’s major holidays. Attractive color illustrations on every page will appeal to younger children. The simply yet delightfully told stories describe the festivities while giving children background information about […]

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