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This category offers tips, inspiration and solutions for Everyday Living during the FALL Season. Design, Decorating, Recipes, Tablescapes, Entranceway Design, Gifting and more. All about living with the season.

Krayl’s DIY Fall Themed Treat Bags

Have you ever wanted to be that person in the neighborhood who gave out the perfectly packaged treats at Halloween or the neighborhood Fall Fest? No? Me neither, until this year … For some reason I am on a mission to make my own treats and the pretty little bags to put them in. I […]

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The October 2015 An Appealing Plan Printable Calendar

Download + Print Your October 2015 An Appealing Plan Calendar Here! This month we celebrate ::  Cool Weather Grilling Outdoors, Fall Foliage + Flavors and Halloween Decorating. I hope it inspires you to celebrate everyday of this wonderful month! Now available to download the October 2015 calendar with holidays. Full of seasonal inspiration + monthly reminders […]

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Creating the Perfect Potluck Gathering

Planning a Fall Fete or just interested in doing more entertaining at home? A potluck gathering might just be the answer for you. Learn why I recommend hosting one and all my advice on my latest article for Inspired Home. Here are a few images to inspire you … I love to entertain at home. […]

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September 2015 Printable Monthly Calendar

Download + Print Your September 2015 An Appealing Plan Calendar Here! This month we celebrate :: The Final Weekends of Summer with Friends, the First Day of Autumn, Fall Decor Must Haves and Autumnal Recipes Celebrating the Bounty of the Season. I hope it inspires you to celebrate everyday of this wonderful month!   Now […]

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A Bountiful Fall Entranceway

Fall Entranceway design is one if my favorite services and topics. {interested in learning more about my design services? Set up a FREE telephone consultation by visiting the contact me page here} This time of year is all about the bounty and harvest of the season, so head to your local farmers market and create […]

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Easy Fall Decor Idea For a Small Space

  Adding small touches of Fall Décor around your home can be easier than you think. This small seasonal display can be used in a living room, on a bedroom night stand  or to greet out-of-town guests in a guest room. SUPPLIES NEEDED: Mini White Pumpkin Small Cutting of an Olive Branch Small Clear Glass Vase […]

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Decorating the Front Door for Thanksgiving Harvest

In this video for eHow I discuss how to decorate the Front Door for Thanksgiving or Harvest Dinner. This is something you can easily do even  if you live in an apartment. Decorating your front door for Thanksgiving  and harvest is an easy seasonal decorating project you can do to bring the Fall & Harvest season […]

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How To Make A Thanksgiving Showpiece {VIDEO}

In this video for eHow, I discuss how to make a Thanksgiving showpiece. This harvest display can be placed on your dining room table, your hallway, your entrance table, and will bring life and color throughout the entire season. Click image above or Click this link to watch the video: How to Make a Thanksgiving Showpiece — powered […]

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Fall Decor for Glass Front Cabinets

Use Indian Corn to decorate more than your doorway. Hang it on glass cabinets in your kitchen or dining room to and a touch of fall to every room. Supplies Needed: • Indian Corn Bunch • Wheat Stalks cut • Ribbon to tie around bunch • Ribbon cut to length to hang from to of […]

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Personalized Indian Corn For a Special Touch

  PERSONALIZED INDIAN CORN Create personalized seasonal Fall Decor with Indian corn you can find at farmers markets and local stores this time of year by adding wheat stalks, and ribbon to coordinate with your home decor. Supplies Used here: Mini Indian Corn bunch Wheat Stalks cut to size Ivory Grosgrain Ribbon Scissors Where did […]

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Happy Halloween!

A few of our favorite Halloween and Pumpkin Decorating ideas sure to please your parade of Goblins and Princesses! Be safe and have fun! {Martha does it again. This image has been floating around for sometime but it’s still a favorite due to the use of a variety of shapes and sizes of pumpkins. To re-create […]

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Quiche aux Champignons {Mushroom Quiche}

 Oh Julia! Two weeks ago my copy of Mastering the Art of French Cooking by Ms Julia Child arrived at my door. I finally had the opportunity to crack it open. This being my first official attempt at making one of her recipes I decided not to go nuts and to purchase the pie crust rather […]

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Fall Entertaining and Tablescape Ideas

Entertaining over the next few weeks? Or looking to getting a jump on your Thanksgiving table? Here are a few tips to get you started. A FALL HARVEST DINNER: TABLESCAPE & ENTERTAINING TIPS  * Start At the Beginning* {image by HGTV} Set the tone of your gathering as your guests step onto your front porch […]

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Make a grand Entrance this Season.

Your entranceway is the first impression of your home or business to a guest or client. Your home may be lovely beyond the front porch or center hall but that first impression is already made. Or perhaps they make inside and forget the pots of dying plants and faded past season decorations for a few […]

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Seasonal Decorating: Yes, Even in the South.

Although I am not exactly sure how it happened; It is October 5th already and Seasonal Decorating has kicked off in most parts of the country. October in the Northeast is a time of leaves changing, pumpkin patches, corn mazes {I mean the ones actually growing in the ground} and hay wagon rides with hot cider. In the South….not […]

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Bay Scallops Gratin #SundaySupper

Bay Scallops Gratin Ingredients 6 tablespoons LAND O LAKES®. Olive Oil & Sea Salt butter, at room temperature 6 large garlic cloves, minced 1 teaspoon kosher salt 2 medium shallots, minced 2 ounces thinly sliced prosciutto di Parma, minced 4 tablespoons minced fresh parsley, plus extra for garnish 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 […]

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