• What Happens At the Christmas Party
    Holiday craft,  Holidays

    What Happens at the Christmas Party

    What happens at the Christmas party, stays at the Christmas party. Especially the Queen’s Christmas party! When the Queens get together it’s always fun, this year was no exception. We ate, laughed, cried, told crazy stories, made a craft and…

  • centerpiece
    Holiday decor,  Holidays

    I’ll Have a Blue Christmas

    I’ll have a blue Christmas with a big splash of hot pink, please!  My dining room colors are blue and hot pink, which just happen to be my favorite colors. So naturally, when it came time to decorate the dining…

  • reindeer
    gifts,  Holidays

    Hostess Gifts for the Holidays

    I can’t believe the holidays are just around the corner!  With that in mind, I’m trying to stay ahead of the game by getting as many of the little things done as possible. Although, I’m pretty sure I’ll forget something!…

  • things to do for the holidays now
    Holiday decor,  Holidays

    Things To Do For the Holidays Now

    I know that we haven’t even celebrated Halloween, but the big holidays are just around the corner. Yikes! If you are like me, I like to plan ahead of time so that my holidays are a little less stressful. Today I’m…

  • Broom Parking sign
    Halloween decor

    Broom Parking Sign

    It’s raining here. Again. Or should I say still. Today was the day to decorate my Halloween front porch, however since it’s so wet I thought my time would be better spent in the craft room. No, I’m not building…

  • Easy halloween Place Card
    Halloween,  Halloween decor

    Easy Halloween Place Cards

    A few weeks ago, I shared my Halloween Table with you.  I’m always on the look out for fun, inexpensive ways to present my place cards. This year, I found what I think are some really fun and easy Halloween…

  • it's been a bad week
    Halloween,  Halloween decor

    It’s Been A Bad Week

    It’s been a bad week here at the castle.  After a fun filled weekend in Oklahoma, I came home with a bug. The only thing I’ve gotten done is the beginnings of getting the partio spruced up for fall! In…

  • witchy halloween dining table
    Halloween,  Halloween decor

    Witchy Halloween Dining Table

    When you enter the castle, one of the first things that you see is the dining room. It’s also one of the first places that I start decorating for holidays. Since it’s October, it’s time to set my Halloween table.…

  • halloween tin
    Halloween,  Halloween decor

    Cute not Creepy

    I can’t believe that October is just around the corner. I feel like I just got my pumpkins out and cooler temperatures have barely begun. A few days ago, I pulled out the Halloween decor and started planning where it…

  • Halloween Mantle
    Halloween,  Halloween decor

    Halloween Mantle

    It’s officially fall. Finally! I’ve been waiting awhile for it. Here at the castle, we start off with a small amount of fall decor, swing into October with an overload of Halloween, and finally settle in for  a more traditional…

  • fireworks
    4th of July

    How To Deal With A Holiday Hangover

    I hope that you had a wonderful  4th of July weekend. We sure did!  We started the Friday before the 4th and celebrated all weekend into the week. Now that it is all over, I’m learning how to deal with…

  • St. Patrick's centerpiece
    tablescapes

    My St. Patrick’s Day Table

    I am always so excited when it’s time to decorate my St. Patrick’s Day table. Due to the weather the past few weeks, I haven’t gotten much painting done, so I’ve been looking for fun indoor projects to do. This…

  • disco ball Happy New Year
    New Years

    New Years Resolutions

    Happy New Year!  I hope that you all had a wonderful Christmas, we certainly did here at the castle! It’s that time of year where everyone is starting their New Years resolutions and I am too. My resolutions are a…

  • Christmas tree
    Holidays

    Merry Christmas

    Merry Christmas! I’m a little last posting today. It’s cold and wet outside. As I write this, I’m sitting by the Christmas tree in my comfy clothes, there is a fire in the fireplace and hot tea at my elbow.…

  • Wooden Christmas tree on porch
    Holidays

    Queen’s Christmas Party

    The Queen’s Christmas party always kicks off my holiday season.  It is fun, crazy, loud, and full of all things merry! I honestly cannot imagine the holidays without these seven crazy women! So how did we celebrate this year? I’m…

  • Merry and Bright Chalk board sign
    Holiday decor

    Christmas in the Kitchen

    Welcome to Day 3 of the Cozy at Christmas Holiday Tour 2017.  Thanks to Katie at Let’s Add Sprinkles for hosting. I am so honored to be included this year! Once you’ve finished here, I hope that you’ll take a…

  • Gingerbread centerpiece
    Holiday decor

    How to Make a Christmas Place Card Holder

    Setting my Christmas dining rooming table had me scratching my head on what to use for  place card holders. I couldn’t find anything to match, so I decided to make my own. Being the friend that I am, I decided…

  • Christmas socks
    Holidays

    Christmas Sock Exchange

    It is officially time to start planning the Queen’s Christmas party! The past few years, we have been trying to mix things up a bit by starting new a fun things to do. We’ve been together so long that it…

  • Fall chalkboard
    Thanksgiving

    Bring on Thanksgiving

    November is here. Fall is finally in the air here in north Texas. Halloween is in the books. It’s time to bring on Thanksgiving! In my family, growing up, Thanksgiving was our favorite holiday. So much so, that when I…