Archives for November 2014

Thanksgiving Kid’s Table

Thanksgiving Kid’s Table

I hope you had a Happy Thanksgiving! Did you lavishly decorate or keep it simple?   We focused on the kid's table this year. Since the kids tend to get a bit impatient with us when we are getting the food on the table, I gave them something to do...   The kid's Thanksgiving printables are from here at Busy Bee Kid's Printables. Their appetizers (apples, peanuts, pretzels, carrots, string cheese and gummies) and the placemats kept them happy AND busy. Our three year old grandson, Myles, had a hard time waiting to dig in.   The adults? We ate on paper plates and drank from pop cans. I didn't decorate the table other than a single Continue reading

Free Word Art!

Free Word Art!

Happy Sunday! Things have been crazy around here. My mom had open heart surgery a month ago - oh boy, I'm not going to give you all the details, but suffice it to say it's been tough. Can you see the stress in my face on the day of surgery? We bought a truck - a life long want of my DH. Yep. It won't start. Oh, and I got sick the day my mom came home a week ago, just on the heels of my 63 hour work week. (I'm not going to show you a picture of me blowing my nose.) And I'm behind on my blog, our holster business, church work, and house work. I've only been to church once in a month. (totally unheard of) Family stress. Health stress. Vehicle stress. House stress. Business Continue reading

Fall Tablescape – Seven Days of Tips 7

Fall Tablescape – Seven Days of Tips 7

What about the kids? Until now, I've shown you MY fall tablescapes. Today I'm going to share some links from other sites.   I just saved you a couple of hours searching online for ideas.   You're welcome. I don't want to give away my plan for this year but suffice it to say that our kid's table is going to be as interesting as the adult table - and much more fun! It will be my focus this year and I'll show you after the deed is done.   Let's consider "kid boredom."   While we are finishing up the mashed potatoes and whipping out the gravy lumps, the kids are thinking, "I'm going to starve to death!" I suppose the big kids (our Continue reading