30 Effortlessly Beautiful DIY Fall Centerpieces

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Centerpieces make a lovely addition to your table, especially on special occasions like Thanksgiving. Unfortunately, centerpieces can be VERY expensive to purchase & often very hard to make yourself. Not a problem! Country Living has put together a collection of fall centerpieces that are beautiful AND effortless! I like to shop the $ stores for florals to save money on my centerpieces as well. When you can add inexpensive to the list, you can really be thankful!

30 Effortlessly Beautiful DIY Fall Centerpieces

The 12 No-no’s of Thanksgiving: #3 Never Take Inventory

Thanksgiving can be incredibly stressful. So much to do & very litle time in which to do it, no matter how late it is in the month. You can take much of the stress out of the season when you avoid these 12 No-no’s for Thanksgiving. In this series, Jean Ann points out some of the things we do that create our stress, then offers ways to make the Holiday more joyful.

In this episode, Jean Ann explains the importance of taking an inventory of your pantry before you shop.

Cake Mix Gooey Butter Cookies 

Cake Mix Gooey Butter Cookies

Growing up in St. Louis, Gooey Butter Coffee Cake was one of my favorite things. Years later, I enjoy creating & making cake mix cookies. Imagine my delight when I saw that Betty Crocker had combined 2 of my very favorite things! I admit I haven’t tried this recipe yet but I promise I am going to make them as soon as we get settled in our new home. If you make them before I do, let me know what you think of them. Enjoy!

Cake Mix Gooey Butter Cookies

22 Thanksgiving Crafts to Make for Your Harvest Celebration 

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I love to decorate my home for different Holidays or occasions. It doesn’t have to be hard or expensive to do this. All it takes is a bit of creativity & the $ store! There are so many ways you can add Thanksgiving touches to your home. In fact, I try to decorate for Halloween in a way that makes it easy to covert to Thanksgiving!

Not sure where to begin? Good Housekeeping offers an extensive list of craft ideas to help you prepare your home for Thanksgiving. Invite some friends over to your home & have a craft party to increase the fun! Enjoy!

22 Thanksgiving Crafts to Make for Your Harvest Celebration

The 12 No-no’s of Thanksgiving: #2 Never Make a List

Thanksgiving can be incredibly stressful. So much to do & very litle time in which to do it, no matter how late it is in the month. You can take much of the stress out of the season when you avoid these 12 No-no’s for Thanksgiving. In this series, Jean Ann points out some of the things we do that create our stress, then offers ways to make the Holiday more joyful.

In this  episode, Jean Ann discusses the advantage of creating a series of lists to help you remain on track this Thanksgiving.

$4 or Less Fall Centerpieces 

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A centerpiece is the perfect accent for your table when you have company, including your small group. A beautiful Autumn centerpiece decorates your table & can be used on a sideboard or other tabletop in your home. The problem is the cost of a centerpiece. Not only can a lovely centerpiece cost a fortune but it might only last a few days. The answer is creating your own centerpiece. Unfortunately, this might take talents that you might not have.

BHG has the solution for you. They have put together a selection of simple to create centerpieces for your Autumn home. These pieces use colors & materials perfect for Fall. These are so wonderful, you may want to make one for every room! Enjoy!

Fall Centerpieces