November 2012 archive

Bacon Bark by

Bacon Bark

I have lured you here with the sweet siren song of bacon….further elaboration on this recipe is probably not required.  So let’s cut to the chase, shall we?  Okay then. To make one batch, you will need: -2 packages store-bought bacon, cooked the way you like it (I prefer crisp, and I think it works […] Read more…

Autumn scarf wreath from

Autumn Scarf Wreath

After Halloween, and before Christmas, our front door always has a bit of an identity crisis.  This year, I solved it with this cozy wreath: fall colors and a little chalkboard love all tied off with a scarf. I formed the wreath, itself, from grape and wisteria vine (but a craft-store-bought grapevine wreath would do […] Read more…

DIY festive winter votives from

Festive Winter Votives

Bring on the holiday crafts!  It has been far too long since glitter has infiltrated every surface of this house and given the Texan something to really grumble about.  For some reason, he does not like showing up to work with glitter on his face, and shoes, and computer bag, etc.  I don’t understand.  I […] Read more…

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