October 20, 2016

Falling into Fall Front Porch

It all started with this barrel... I've had it for ages. I worked part-time at Bath & Body Works over 10 years ago.  They used to do really elaborate store decorations.  This was probably back from when they had a more "country theme" to the store. 

Old Barrel

October 18, 2016


Hmmm... Lori, how ya feeling about those new bangs??
Feelings about my bangs

October 16, 2016

Dishing It & Digging It Link Party {118}

Welcome Friends!

You all know me...😁

I'm hosting this week!

 Lori @ The Stonybrook House
I'm so glad you stopped by! It's so exciting to see how much our link party has grown and that's all because of YOU!

I look forward each week to see what cool projects recipes and tips you all are going to share. You guys are so creative! 😊

This week I've been playing catch up from vacation...but I did share about our adventures (my birthday 😜) and having to cut it short because of Hurricane Matthew. 

Myrtle Beach, NC

That pier was the Springmaid Pier that got destroyed. It's so sad, please remember them. There was so much destruction and people are still trying to get back to some sort of normal.

I also shared how I made these adorable blocks.

DIY "gather" Letter Blocks

DIY 'gather' letter blocks

So now we are going to get this party started!

Falling Leaves Door Hanging

Decked Out For Fall Greetings

Blackberry Cobbler

Pumpkins In The Dining Room

1950's DIY Chalk Painted Dining Table & Chairs

Thank You for linking up!! Have fun!!
Each week our team works to share, comment and enjoy your creativity.  We welcome those awesome projects, fabulous recipes, creative crafts,  your lovely garden  photos, tablescapes and more.  

Here are the are your hosts for the Party:

Vanessa - DIY 180 Facebook | Google+ | Twitter
Christine - Rustic & Refined Facebook | Google+ | Twitter

Party Rules:
    • Please share this party via Social Media. (Google, Twitter, etc.) Using the hashtag #DIDI so we know who is a giver.
    • A link back to us is NOT mandatory.
    • You can link up to 3 posts: Home decor, Tablescapes, Gardening, Crafts, DIY Projects, and Recipes.
    • Etsy | Amazon | Link Parties are not allowed and will be deleted.
    • Please visit your fellow linkups and leave them a comment. Don’t link and run!
    • By joining our link up, you are granting us permission to use your photo(s) submitted on social media for promotional purposes.

The party starts every Sunday @ 4 pm EST
Here is a party button if you need one:

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A Feature button for your use, if you've been showcased at our link party.
So let's get this party started!

Remember to pin from the original source and don't link and run. 
Thanks for joining us!
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October 14, 2016

DIY "gather" Letter Blocks

DIY Letter Blocks
(FYI this post contains affiliate links. I only recommend products I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.)

I'm usually a little late to the game... most bloggers are already finished with fall decor and are planning Christmas. Not me....

October 10, 2016

Weekend Escapade ~ Vacation & A Birthday!!

Hi everybody! This weekend escapade is really a weeklong vacation with a birthday celebration mixed in there. When we planned this vacation, I didn't even realize it was falling on my birthday week.

This mother was thrilled because both my children were supposed to come along. ❤️ This handsome fellow drove 10 hours in from Illinois.

October 5, 2016

Pumpkin Spice Breakfast Smoothie

Pumpkin Spice Breakfast Smoothie

Yum!! I'm definitely going to add this to my regular breakfast routine!