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The easiest way to create a last-minute or inexpensive Halloween costume is to start with things you already have. I do it every year, because I get so frustrated with how expensive yet poorly-made most Halloween costumes are. I'd rather use what is already in my closet, or spend a little extra on accessories or a new dress that I can wear anytime of the year. A little black dress is the easiest way to use what you have to create a Halloween costume with a few inexpensive accessories and other accessories you probably already have in your closet.Pictured Above: Halloween Black Mesh Dress


1. Black Cat - This is the easiest way to use your little black dress on Halloween. I know it's pretty much the most generic costume in history, but for good reason - it's just so easy and affordable. It's the perfect last-minute costume for women, because you could really use any black outfit even if you don't have a little black dress. Pair it with your black flats or heels and a…

Snapshots from My Week


I hope you all had a lovely Thanksgiving and are looking forward to Christmas as much as I am.:) I enjoyed two Thanksgiving dinners this year, and they were both equally delicious. For the month of December, my family has several fun things planned, so that will mean more and more lovely pics to share both here on the blog and on Instagram. If you have a lifestyle instagram page to share, please leave it in the comments below, so I can check it out. Happy Holidays! :)


Most of these shots are from Philbrook Museum of Art in Tulsa, OK. They host a gingerbread display, decorated Christmas trees, and a beautiful light display in their outdoor gardens this time of year. I've been there twice this holiday season, with my special someone pictured above :), and definitely plan to post more pics that I took with my better camera.


Part of the gingerbread houses that are on display (and up for auction) at Philbrook, this gingerbread tree house was one of my favorites. I love how they used a green gummi ring to make a mini wreath. I am definitely going to use that idea.


My girls got a head start on Christmas cookies with some gingerbread men on Thanksgiving. I love to bake and make homemade Christmas cookies every year, but for those busier days when the kids are out of school, God bless those prepackaged gingerbread kits!


The Thanksgiving dinner I cooked for was filled with my sweet and savory turkey, homemade cranberry sauce, a few classic sides, and some very yummy desserts. I took down new recipes for mini cranberry pies, a sangria-wine cranberry sauce, my cranberry-spice layer cake, and a pecan pie that was by far the biggest hit. I'll share all of those recipes here on the site before Christmas.

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  1. nice desserts!

    xo,
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  2. Looks like a great way to kick off the holidays!
    xo, jill
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  3. Christmas is coming! lovely week in pictures you had!

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  4. Great shots! Those mini cranberry pies are so cute & festive!
    xMC
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  5. Great snaps and I love that little gingerbread house! Now that Thanksgiving is over I'm starting to get I the holiday spirit.

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    Vanessa

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  6. Those mini cranberry pies look delicious! Thanks for sharing your turkey and cranberry recipes with us. They sound fabulous!

    Kathy
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  7. Great shots! I love all of the holiday cheer swirling around.

    xx Kathryn
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