Party Storage Hacks

It’s getting to be that time of year when you find yourself hosting parties. There’s Thanksgiving.  And, Friendsgiving.  And, Christmas.  And, New Years.  Suffice it to say that between now and the end of the year, you’re looking at at least another four major events – not including whether or not anyone in your inner circle will be celebrating a birthday or other major life event.  

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Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes

It’s pumpkin-everything season.  I think I even saw a pumpkin-spice bacon at the grocery store the other day!  While I tend to think that pumpkin-spice bacon is taking things a little too far, there are some things that I look forward to leading into the holiday season each year.  One of those things is pumpkin pie.  I will take a fresh-baked pumpkin pie with some creamy Cool Whip any day!  (What, you thought I make my own whipped cream?  Okay, I probably should.  But, Cool Whip is one of those things from my childhood that I have a hard time giving up.)

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Repurposed Pallet Planter:

Despite the recent S-N-O-W (nasty little four-letter word there) that found its way into the forecast recently, summer is just around the corner.  Seriously – we’re staring down Memorial Day Weekend in the short-term future.  If you’re like me, you like a dash of color in your landscaping which is easily accomplished by some flowers.  

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Spring Cleaning

I don’t know about anyone else, but with all this crazy weather happening the past couple of weeks, it seems like anytime I’ve wanted to go outside and do some gardening, Mother Nature has had other plans – that have included snow…in April.

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