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Fall at the Farmers Market

Welcome to the 54th week of the History and Home Link Party, it’s good to have you here.  The weather here in South Carolina has been absolutely gorgeous with cool temps and low humidity.  I hope it’s lovely where you...
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Happy Fall Y’all!

Welcome to the 52nd History & Home link party.  A whole year of wonderful articles linked up, how quickly the time passed!   Today is the first day of my favorite season – Happy Fall, Y’all! I made this sign many...
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Autumn Decor Recap

Autumn has been sneaking up on me!  I haven’t really done any fall decorating yet, except for buying some mums.  Last year, though, I did a few projects and posted about them, so in case you hadn’t yet discovered We...
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Scarecrows In The Garden

  Each year, the historic Robert Mills House and Garden in Columbia, South Carolina hosts its Scarecrows in the Garden competition. ¬†Join me for a walk-around, where you can get dozens of ideas for your next scarecrow project!   Two...
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DIY: Don’t Buy A Scarecrow, Make One!

Sure, you could buy a pre-fab scarecrow from the big box store. But trust me, it's more fun to gather some family or friends together and make one! My family and I recently went to a scarecrow workshop at our local preservation society, and we brought home this little dandy