music monday: zee avi


  Happy monday! ....if there is such a thing. Music. Lovely, wonderful, fantastic ┬ámusic. I know I've said this before, but I love music. All kinds. I love discovering new music and adding to my library, which is already ridiculously huge; over 16,000 songs in my iTunes. Yeah, it's nuts. My recommendation today is for an amazing artist, Zee Avi. She just released her second album and it's just as fantastic as her debut. No … [Read more...]

the many faces of Jack Skellington

jack coasters & mug

  Who loves Jack?! How can you not? The Pumpkin King of Halloween Town is so lovable. This movie is not just a Halloween show in our house. I watch it year round. But, of course, it gets even more plays during this season. Yeah, I'm a little addicted. Add that to my coaster addiction and it was only a matter of time before Jack would make an appearance on the table. Aren't these fantastic?   First you're going to need some … [Read more...]

along came a spider…

along came a spider shade

  More Halloween awesome-ness comin' your way! Check out this lamp. Hideous, right?   Now check out the price for this lamp. Awesome right? That's what I thought when I spotted it at the thrift store. I knew this baby was coming home with me.   All hideous-ness can be fixed with spray paint, right? See... A classic black and white look. I think the white really brings out the detail in the … [Read more...]

Crafting with the Stars!


  Hey everyone! I'm participating in Crafting with the Stars at Sew Dang Cute. Come over and check it out! It's sure to be full of fantastic projects!   -Meg … [Read more...]

vintage halloween tree


  Hello lovely readers! I've got another halloween project for you today. And, I must confess, this is my favorite halloween decoration I've ever done! This is my halloween tree. Are you loving it as much as me?   I started with an old plastic planter and painted it black. I combed the yard for the perfect branches then cut all the leaves off. Using a giant tin can and some grout I secured the branches in the … [Read more...]

inspired by Edgar Allan Poe

Poe pillows

    So....... Want to see what this is all about? My latest halloween decor inspired by one of my favorite authors Edgar Allan Poe. Let me start by saying I'm absolutely in love with these pillows! Perfect for me and my style! I am a big fan of Edgar Allan Poe. I love his writing, especially his tales of mystery and the macabre. He and his writings seem to fit perfectly with this time of year. Shall we … [Read more...]

painted halloween wreath


Sorry I have been absent for two whole weeks. Ugh. That's terrible. We were on vacation for a week then it took me all last week to get caught up with work, house, laundry, yard, etc. You know how it is. Anywho, I'm back now and have got some great stuff to show you all. First up on the agenda today is a quick Music Monday. Any of you listen to The Gaslight Anthem? If not, add it to your list, they're great. Well, front man Brian Fallon … [Read more...]