Fiato Soup

I made this delicious, healthy soup last night and knew immediately I would need to share it.  I’ve been using vinegar in my tomato dishes after my video broadcast with Chef Emeril Lagasse.  He adds vinegar to his tomato soup, and holy tomatoes does it bring out the flavors. My youngest daughter & I decided…

12 Homemade Ornaments & Inspiration Monday

Yahoo!  It’s finally December and you know what that means… Christmas is coming, so it’s time to be inspired by all of the talented holiday crafters out there. We hope you enjoy our Christmas features this week at Inspiration Monday Party! These features were selected by Kristi from I Should Be Mopping the Floor. Please pin…

Christmas Tree 2016

This year’s Christmas tree 2016 is different.  If you’ve been following along for the last 5 years you know that I won’t get anything but a fresh real Christmas tree.  In fact, if you would have told me I would be decorating a faux Christmas tree even 2 years ago, I would have told you…

Colorful Christmas Table

I’m having a little fun over here at redheadcandecorate.com this week. Not only am I decorating for Christmas, but I’m also hosting several giveaways which always makes me feel wonderful because I enjoy giving back to my followers.  Especially this time of year.  (SEE ALL GIVEAWAYS AT BOTTOM OF POST) Before we get to the…

100 Holiday/Party Recipes

100 Holiday/Party Recipes Anybody hungry? It’s that time of year that we usually indulge a little for the holidays and I can tell you, I recently went passed the “indulge a little” stage and went straight for the “I want to eat everything in sight” stage.  It happens every year as soon as it begins…

Inspiration Monday Party & $1000.00 Giveaway

Exciting things are going on at Inspiration Monday Party, today! Not only do we have some beautiful features to share from last week’s party (see below), but we also have a surprise for our readers. Look!  It’s a giveaway…and a BIG one. (You do not have to be a blogger to participate.  This is for…

Christmas Gumball Machine

Gumball machines caught my attention at an early age when my big brother had one on his dresser.  I remember it being very big, and I couldn’t reach it because I was very small, but I liked to look at it.  Today, I often wonder what happened to that big red authentic gumball dispenser that…

Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes

Happy Sunday before Thanksgiving! I’m so excited to see my family & eat turkey this week, how about you?  If you happen to be hosting Thanksgiving this year, you are going to love this week’s features. Lets just say…I’m craving Thanksgiving dinner now! This weeks feature’s were chosen by Julie from Redhead Can Decorate. {Please pin…

Christmas Front Porch

Uh oh.  I am the earliest I have ever been with Christmas decorating.  Not something I’m really boasting about, because honestly I don’t want to rush you, or me.  I usually don’t get started until after Thanksgiving, but when I received an e-mail from CommercialSilk.com. and I went to their website, I knew I might be…

5 Thanksgiving Crafts & Inspiration Monday Party

Hi everyone! Before we get started with Inspiration Monday Party, I need to tell you that I am giving away a free watch! All you have to do is leave a comment on my blog post HERE to be entered! This weeks feature’s were chosen by Jamie from Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom Thanksgiving…

Jord Wood Watch Giveaway

UPDATE ON JORD WATCH GIVEAWAY: Kelly Sull. is the winner. Congrats, Kelly!  This post is sponsored by Jord Wood Watches. I am so very excited to be able to offer you a free gift today in return for all of your support.  I have teamed up with Jord Wood Watches and actually have 3 generous…

White Console

Sometimes you just have to take a risk and try it to know that it’s not for you. That was the case here, with this stereo console I made over AGAIN.  You see, I originally painted it black.  I loved it, but I always wondered “what if”.  So, I tried a teal color.  I liked…

9 Thanksgiving Tips from Inspiration Monday Party

Welcome Inspiration Monday Party friends! The Autumn foliage is absolutely breath taking up here in Michigan right now.  Every year I say the same thing…”I’ve never seen the leaves this bright!” 😀  So, in the middle of all of that leaf changing…I’m busy in the house clearing the pallet for Christmas which actually is my…

Crib Mattress Spring Christmas Tree

I’ve been planning this magnificent “Crib Mattress Spring Christmas Tree” for a couple years, now.  I first thought of it when I was completing the “Crib Mattress Spring American Flag” that you’ll see below… Lets take a look and then I’ll fill you in.  She is so pretty I forget what it’s made out of!…

Thanksgiving with the DIY Housewives

Thanksgiving with the DIY Housewives

I feel like I just finished the dishes from last year’s Thanksgiving dinner, how about you? Now, here it is November 2, 2016 and we have about 3 weeks left to prepare our Thanksgiving feast.  Well, sort of.  Things are a little different for us this year because we won’t be hosting.  I admit, I…

Creating a Cozy Home & Inspiration Monday Party

Welcome back to coziest Fall party in blog land. Grab your mocha and slippers & enjoy all the beautiful ideas these amazing bloggers create. This week’s features from the party are all about….. Creating a Cozy Fall Home It’s all about the look, feel, scents and tastes of the season this week. Speaking of party,…

Lasagne

I’ve got Lasagne down to a science.  Just ask my Italian husband. It took me years to figure it out.  It just never felt right to me.  It was either dry, or spicy, or just not good.  I actually stopped making it for a long time until I finally substituted a few ingredients.  Now my…

Clever & Cute Christmas Ideas

It’s never too early, right? In 61 days I will be in my furry slippers listening to Bing Crosby, while sprinkling nutmeg in my eggnog.  So, with that being said, now is the perfect time to prepare early for the holidays, so I don’t get stressed out. That’s why I’m here today to share the…

5 Soup Recipes & Inspiration Monday Party

It’s cold up here in Michigan, but Inspiration Monday Party is here to warm you up! Soups on! This weeks feature’s were chosen by Laura from Inspiration for Moms. {Please pin from original sources only.} Creamy Chicken Tortilla Soup by Simply Designing Homemade Tomato Soup by Creative Cain Cabin Butternut Squash Soup by Oh My…

Laundry Room Makeover Plans

I’m turning the tables today.  And I don’t mean I’m turning them upside down to paint them.  I mean I’m turning them over to you. I want to make some some BIG changes in our laundry room and I need your help figuring it out.  Here’s what it looks like now… It’s cute, and all,…

Wicked Witch Door Hanger

[This post is sponsored by The Home Depot.] If you guys only knew how often I visit The Home Depot you would seriously laugh out loud.  I can recognize every worker at all of the stations, and I can even point customers in the right direction if they need help finding something.  My husband knows…

Fall Tablescapes & Inspiration Monday Party

Hi everyone & welcome to this weeks Inspiration Monday Party! We just got home from apple picking and I am really feeling some Fall vibes. I have about 500 apples to put away so I’m going to let you get right to the party features… We are now a “dual platform” link party which means…

Prettiest Light Fixture Ever

I can honestly say that I have found the “Prettiest Light Fixture Ever”.  I have been so excited to share this light fixture with you for a couple weeks now, and today is the big reveal! I have searched far and wide, near and far, up and down, right and left (you get the idea),…

Rattan Tray Fall Centerpiece

Wilma called and said that they can’t host the Fall dinner party because Fred was fired by Mr. Slate and he’s really crabby.  You know what that means.  It’s up to you, Betty and Barney to get the house in tip top shape because you will now be hosting.  Don’t worry, Betty…the centerpiece you were…

Home Depot Workshop Virtual Party

[This post is sponsored by The Home Depot.] Exciting news!  I’ve teamed up with The Home Depot to bring you guys the cutest Halloween project EVER.  They call it the “Home Depot Workshop Virtual Party” where several DIY bloggers build a project that The Home Depot supplies, and then we all share our finished project…

Adding Fall to Your Home

Hello Inspiration Monday Party people! I sure hope all of you have been kept safe from that horrible hurricane this past week.  We lived in Jacksonville, Florida for 6 years, so we were watching very closely.  On a brighter side, I’ve been very busy with some cute DIY Halloween decorating for our daughter’s Halloween birthday…

Pallet Spider Web

A couple years ago I made a “Pallet Christmas Tree” that was a huge hit.  After I realized how much everyone enjoyed it, I vowed to make something out of a pallet for Halloween one day.  Our girls LOVE Halloween.  I enjoy seeing them excited & happy, so I mainly do this for them.  Our…

12 Inspiring Master Bedrooms

The DIY Housewives are sizzling this month! This could be the best edition of the DIY Housewives yet!  We are moving on to the master bedroom with “12 Inspiring Master Bedrooms”, and you won’t want to miss these beautiful rooms.  We also have some new members of the DIY Housewives who you will meet below……

9 DIY Fall Wreaths & Inspiration Monday Party

Happy October, Inspiration Monday Party Friends! Have you heard the big news from Inspiration Monday Party yet? We are now a “dual platform” link party which means we are now not only sharing the love here on our blogs, but we are sharing it on Instagram, too. If you decide to follow me there, you…

Cozy Fall Home Tour

When folks comment on my decorating style, I hear the word “cozy” often.  I really love that because sometimes when you decorate too much it can become “stuffy”, or “cluttered”.  Our home is cozy all year, but as soon as September rolls around, the cozy is amplified.  By November, you can pretty much find me…

100 Ways to Stencil Anywhere

Welcome to this month’s edition of All Things Creative…”100 Ways to Stencil Anywhere.” I remember the day well when I decided to take matters into my own hands, literally  😆 ,and write memories all over our beautifully painted white kitchen bench.  I was terrified at first, but once I got going, it was a blast….

5 Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

Happy Fall and welcome back to a new Inspiration Monday Party! It seems like time has slipped away from me this week, and I’m running around like a lunatic trying to get things done, do you feel that way, too? Here’s what I’ve been up to this week… Don’t forget that we are searching for…

My Favorite Faucets

I counted how many faucets we have in our house yesterday and we have 9.  That is just crazy.  Who the heck needs 9 faucets?  It may sound nice to have 9 faucets, but honestly, they can be expensive when you have to replace them.  I am not a big spender when it comes to…

5 Fall Tips & Inspiration Monday Party

Fall is 3 days away and we can’t wait for all of the Fall ideas over here at Inspiration Monday Party.  Link up your best if you’re a DIY blogger, or if you’re here to be inspired check out our 5 Fall Tips below…  Also, don’t forget we are hosting the party on Instagram now!…

Pecan Pie Bars

I was craving pecan pie last night so I went on Pinterest and looked up “Pecan Pie Bars” and a recipe from Just a Taste came up.  I didn’t have everything her recipe required, so I ended up adjusting it a little. OH MY GOODNESS these were so good at 11:30pm last night, and even…

Dairy Farm Cow Sign

Well I’ll be darned.  The cows came home and they are mooing in my kitchen. Okay, maybe they aren’t mooing, but they are in my kitchen.  How do you like our new DIY Dairy Farm Cow Sign?  Are you eyeing that cute little pink cow creamer next to it, too? (see details below) *** Some of…

Entry Ideas

Before we get started I wanted to share this beautiful photo I took a couple years ago while visiting New York City.  I will NEVER FORGET.   WARNING:  You are now entering into the “Entry Episode” of Inspiration Monday Party.  That almost sounds like a Twilight episode, but it’s not, I promise  It’s just us…

Fall Red Painted Bench

Fall Red Bench

I’ve always wanted a red door, how about you?  I just don’t think it would look right on our house.  Our house is painted periwinkle so it would match beautifully, but I feel it would take on too much of a “traditional” look.  As in “stuffy traditional” because of the other traditional elements in our…

12 Living Room Updates

The DIY Housewives are at it again folks.  This month’s DIY topic is all about updating your living room, or family room without spending a fortune (click here to subscribe to the DIY Housewives for free).  These 12 living room updates are sure to inspire no matter what size, shape, or condition your present living…

Everything is Pumpkin!

Welcome to…”Everything is Pumpkin” at Inspiration Monday Party! Did you buy your first pumpkin yet?  Um, I did 😳 .  We still have about 2 weeks before the first day of Fall, but up here in Michigan, we like to start early.  Our temperatures are beginning to drop, and we take full advantage of those…

Wall Mounted Pencil Sharpener

Happy Labor Day weekend, everybody.  You know what that means… BACK TO SCHOOL.  I have mixed feeling about that.  Sad, happy, excited, sad again.  Mostly, I get sad.  I love having our girls home over Summer break, and I will miss them. Looking back on Summer while we were up North renting a get-a-way, I…

Affordable Fall Home Decor

Is it time to get your fuzzy slippers out for Fall cozy nights?  Well, I wouldn’t go quite that far, but we are heading that way again, aren’t we?  This Summer has flown by faster than a squirrel chasing his best friend!  So, with that being said, the 10 of us from the All Things…

Inspiration Monday Party

Are you in the mood for fabulous Fall yet?  We are definitely getting there here at Inspiration Monday Party. I’ve tried to deny it, but the Fall fever is coming over me! Before we get to the Fall features, I wanted to share our 12 page spread in Cottages & Bungalows [eek!}!  It just hit…

Cottages & Bungalows Fall Home Tour

It was the week before Thanksgiving 2015 and I received an e-mail from the editor of Cottages & Bungalows.  Her name is Jickie Torres & wow is she a sweet lady (and yes it is spelled with an i).  She’s very pretty & smart, too.  You’ll see her photo on the inside cover when you…

Simple DIY Ideas

Welcome back to Inspiration Monday Party! How are you guys doing?  I’ve been busy with a few DIY home projects including this $20 DIY Wood Window Box… This week IMP is all about DIY, so lets get started with the features… This week’s features were chosen by Debbie From Refresh Restyle How to Make a…

DIY Wood Window Flower Box

We have this really pretty window on the left side of our house that is actually the window over our master bathroom tub.  Our cat, Sylvia LOVES it there and spends a lot of time there waiting for her friend to come over from across the street.  True story!  The only thing is, it was…

Back to School Ideas & Tips

 School is officially in session at Inspiration Monday Party! We still have 4 weeks of Summer vacation left up here in Michigan, but we are beginning to prepare for the big day, so I decided to feature some of the “Back to School Ideas & Tips” from last weeks party. There were a ton of…

Salt & Pepper Shelf

There I am every morning in my skivvies, at my stovetop, cooking my fried egg.  About 1/4 of the way through, I look at the egg and it looks very unfinished.  Without even thinking about it, I open the cabinet to the right of our cooktop, and I grab one of which seems to be…

Vintage Picnic Basket Centerpiece

Vintage Picnic Basket Centerpiece Remember the days when picnics were packed inside picnic baskets like this one?  Fried chicken… potato salad…  raspberry pie…? Well, to be totally honest, I don’t remember it either, but I think there was a time when folks did things with out plastic coolers, right?  It sounds lovely, but we better…

5 Frozen Summer Treats

Is it still hot where you live? It’s cooling down a little in Michigan, but it’s super dry.  We need rain, badly.  Why am I talking weather, you ask?  Because Inspiration Monday Party is all about cooling off with some frozen treats this week.  Yum! Before we get to that though, how about a stroll…

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