Catching Up

Since I awoke at 4am and couldn't go back to sleep, I thought, "Why not write a blog post today?!"  I have oodles of junkin' finds and happenings to share, but will only share a few for now.  I do have to get ready for the "real job" soon.   Flooded: South Carolina is still recovering Read more [...]

Fall at the Farmers Market

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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 are too, no matter what season you're in there in your part of the world. Read more [...]

Happy Fall Y’all!

Happy Fall Y'all sign
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 years ago, just using acrylic paint and stencils.  It's not fancy, Read more [...]

Autumn Decor Recap

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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 Call It Junkin last fall, here is a recap of my posts on autumn decor.    Here Read more [...]

Easy Autumn Tree Cake

easy autumn tree cake
You can make this easy, seasonal Autumn Tree Cake in a snap, even if you don't have any cake decorating skills or special tools - none required!  I bought a small cookbook at the grocery checkout more than 20 years ago that had this pretty cake in it, and I've been making it ever since.  It really Read more [...]

No Bake Candy House

no bake halloween candy house
Did you ever see the movie, The Nightmare Before Christmas?  That Halloween-meets-Christmas tale reminds me of today's project, a  gingerbread-house inspired Halloween decoration you can make without turning on your oven!     You'll need two cardboard milk or orange juice cartons Read more [...]

Scarecrows In The Garden

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  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 Wizard of Oz displays: One with all four characters Read more [...]