October 2015

It’s Time to Tailgate: Setting the Scene

When the air gets crisp and the trees change from cool canopy to leafy fireworks, it’s time to pack the back of the pickup with coolers, seating, and…

Happy Halloween Mantel Decor

Unless your entire home is filled with Halloween decorations, it’s hard to make the same kind of impact indoors that you can by creating a spooky entry on…

No-Carve Pumpkin Decorating

If you’re like me, scraping pumpkin guts out of a Halloween gourd ranks pretty low on your list of fun things to do. But that shouldn’t keep you…

A Visit to the Apple Orchard

Have you ever noticed how much the pleasure of being outdoors is enhanced in the fall? The crisp air laced with the scents of fallen leaves and wood…

A Creative Country-Style Home Makeover in Missouri

Do-it-yourselfers Rob and Ginger Withers remodel a tiny ranch home to suit their country cottage decorating preferences. Chalkboard paint converts a plywood panel mounted on a shed into…

Fall Party on the Porch

Once the busyness of summer is gone and the slow dance of autumn begins, gather your friends and family for a relaxing harvest-theme party outdoors. We had an…

Texas in the Fall: The State Fair Part 2

If the 1914 Dentzel Carousel, 212-foot Ferris wheel, exhibition pavilions with the myriad different crafts, and pig races from our previous post did not sate your State Fair…

Texas in the Fall: The State Fair

If you find yourself in Dallas any time during the run of the State Fair of Texas, you have to head to the big event at Fair Park….

Texas in the Fall: Pumpkins as Far as the Eye Can See

After several days of shopping the Texas Antique Week, head to Dallas for a sight that will surely tickle your fall fancies.   The Pumpkin Village at the…