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Natural Holiday Tablescape

Natural Holiday Tablescape

Tablescapes add such a nice, warming touch to your home during the holidays. This year I decided to go with simple natural elements (greenery, fruit, and nuts) that are really pretty when gathered together. Best of all, it was really simple and inexpensive to create.I...

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Gingerbread House Cake

Gingerbread House Cake

What do you get when you mix a gingerbread house with a cake? A gingerbread house cake! I'm not sure you could find a cheerier holiday cake than this, and it's tasty too. Here are the steps involved in making your own! Make the gingerbread cake batter found on the...

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Festive Kitchen Christmas Tree

Festive Kitchen Christmas Tree

Decorating the kitchen with a small Christmas tree adds an extra bit of holiday cheer to your home. To continue my gingerbread theme this year, I made mini gingerbread houses and tiny stars for the ornaments and strung fresh cranberries as a garland. To finish it all...

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How to Make a Fuller Garland

How to Make a Fuller Garland

I love the tradition of placing a garland around the front door and I've discovered that I can make it much fuller by adding more elements to the garland once it's hung. I'll show you how! The first step is hanging the garland. I don't want to place any nail holes on...

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Curated Holiday Cookie Box

Curated Holiday Cookie Box

Last year, I shared inspiration for creating Christmas cookie boxes for gift giving. This year I'm sharing more inspiration for creating these curated little boxes of cookies. Imagine the typical plate of homemade holiday cookies you've probably baked many times, and...

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How to Make Hand-Formed Sugar Cookies

How to Make Hand-Formed Sugar Cookies

One of my favorite things to bake during the holidays is sugar cookies and to use them in my curated cookie boxes. A big part of that process is creating cute new cookie designs that are hand-formed. So, what are hand-formed cookies anyway? Basically, they're cookies...

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MEET SERENA!

Stay-at-home mom, Serena Thompson, dreamed of creating a fun and happy little event to sell her vintage and handmade goods. In 2002, she and some friends held the first event in her neighbor’s barn. The sale became wildly popular and began attracting visitors from across the country and recognition in national magazines. Today the event fills the Spokane County Fairgrounds and features hundreds of creatively and carefully curated spaces filled with vintage and handmade goods. Many describe it as a bucket list event, magical, inspirational, and the best vintage & handmade fair in the country. Serena describes it as the happiest on earth.

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ALL ABOUT THE FAIR

The 2020 Poster That Never Was

The 2020 Poster That Never Was

With all of the disappointment that came with having to cancel the 2020 Farm Chicks Fair, I never even got around to officially sharing the poster and talking about the theme, so I thought it'd be fun to share it even though it will now never come to be. The 2020...

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The Farm Chicks Fair-ethon

The Farm Chicks Fair-ethon

Although The 2020 Farm Chicks Fair had to be rescheduled to August 22-23 due to Covid, I wanted to find a way to connect the Curators and shoppers in some way while we wait. My idea was to host a combination of a telethon and The Farm Chicks Fair in one, and for it to...

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A Re-Cap of The 2019 Farm Chicks Fair

A Re-Cap of The 2019 Farm Chicks Fair

Our family is just beginning to settle back into a routine after this year's Farm Chicks Fair. I was so happy with how everything came together and incredibly thankful for the community I have surrounded myself with. I thought it'd be fun to share a re-cap of how it...

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AROUND THE HOME

Natural Holiday Tablescape

Natural Holiday Tablescape

Tablescapes add such a nice, warming touch to your home during the holidays. This year I decided to go with simple natural elements (greenery, fruit, and nuts) that are really pretty when gathered together. Best of all, it was really simple and inexpensive to create.I...

read more
Festive Kitchen Christmas Tree

Festive Kitchen Christmas Tree

Decorating the kitchen with a small Christmas tree adds an extra bit of holiday cheer to your home. To continue my gingerbread theme this year, I made mini gingerbread houses and tiny stars for the ornaments and strung fresh cranberries as a garland. To finish it all...

read more
How to Make a Fuller Garland

How to Make a Fuller Garland

I love the tradition of placing a garland around the front door and I've discovered that I can make it much fuller by adding more elements to the garland once it's hung. I'll show you how! The first step is hanging the garland. I don't want to place any nail holes on...

read more

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