How to DIY a Giant Wooden Star for the Christmas Mantel

When it came time to decorate my Christmas mantel this year, there was absolutely no doubt about what I wanted to create for it.  Remember my late summer mantel post when I showed y’all the scrap wood star that everyone raved about?  I just couldn’t get that pretty little star out of my mind, so I decided to recreate it in a BIG way for my Christmas mantel this year.   Here is my version of the scrap wood star… standing 42 inches high, looking totally chippy and marvelous … [Read more...]

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The Sixth Year Senior Squadder

In case you don’t know this about me, I’ve been blogging for a very long time.  I started this blog in 2005, so that’s what?  Eight years of blogging? Which means I am like the Dick Clark of the blog world. Positively ancient, but deceptively young looking.  Everyone assumes my blog is new, but I’ve been around these parts a long, long time. In all those years of being a blog writer, I have never considered myself to be anything more than a glorified Hobby Blogger.  After all, my blog began as … [Read more...]

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