Add Big Skeletons to the Porch for a Fun Halloween Treat

Welcome to this year’s Halloween post šŸŽƒ which is called “Add Big Skeletons to the Porch for a Fun Halloween Treat”. If you follow along here at, you know that I really did up our front porch for fall this year. Holy moly it really turned some {cabbage} heads! Well, since then some of… Read More

Easy Chicken Pineapple Sliders

These irresistible “Chicken Pineapple Sliders” slid right into our lives by complete accident. I have to be honest and admit that I have never made sliders before. I always wondered why folks would want a smaller hamburger šŸ˜†. Well, now I know why. The answer is, because you can eat 2 šŸ˜Š! Trust me when… Read More

Affordable Fall Ornamental Cabbage Window Box

Our “Thrifty Style Team” is back this month with 12 home decorating ideas for October šŸŽƒ. My contribution is all about using what you have in your yard, and spreading the love into your window box. I ended up creating an “Affordable Fall Ornamental Cabbage Window Box” using the existing annuals I already had in… Read More

How to Make Rick’s Homemade Italian Bread Recipe

Rick’s Homemade Italian Bread is simple, yet has incredible flavor with a hint of olive oil. It’s soft on the inside, and has just the right crusty exterior. Use this bread for everything from salads, soups, meatballs, subs, and especially toast, garlic bread, or buttered bread all by itself. Rick’s Italian Bread Recipe Story You… Read More

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Meet The Redhead

Hi there! Follow along as my husband & I transform our dated home into a cozy, beautiful retreat where I love to cook & he loves to eat. We share our DIY tutorials, thrifty decorating tips, and makeovers through our free weekly newsletter. If interested, please subscribe above. I look forward to hearing from you! ~ Julie