Arizona shopping adventures…lots and lots of pumpkin stuff.

This is just a fun selection of photos of Halloween and Fall items that are for sale here in our part of the woods. The stores here in our city started putting out Fall décor during the summer. I believe this was late August. I’m not sure how it is now though with all the…

A pretty Fall garland to decorate your home.

Supplies needed- Faux Fall leaves and flowers Twine Tacky glue Scissors I used tacky glue for most of this project because I had a major glue gun injury. It was a bad one so I will spare you the details. Please, please be careful with those glue guns everyone. I know this, been crafting for…

DIY yarn pumpkins.

This is not an original idea from me, saw this on one of those YouTube sites where it is just a re-purposing of DIY pumpkin projects one after another. I don’t remember which site it was since it was awhile ago. It was something my daughter and I watched while up north. So much fun…

A Sunflower swag for Our Little Red House.

And all at once summer collapsed into Fall. Oscar Wilde I can’t believe Fall is finally here. Here in Arizona we all look forward to the cooler temps of Fall, although we are still warm here in the city, up north the temps are getting cooler. I love that. I decided before heading up to…

Frugal shopping during times of shortages and price increases.

Trigger warning. This post was written up on September 10th. If you are reading this now, there could be more shortages on this date. This is just my opinion on what I am seeing and how I feel about this. Everyone can come to their own conclusions to what the heck is happening where ever…

DIY Aspen mini log pumpkins.

“ Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the Autumn tree.” Emily Bronte Been up north spending a little time up at Our Little Red House. Some peace and quiet from the city. I can’t believe all the yellow flowers they have up there everywhere. All you hear are birds and the rustle of…

Thrift store treasures…souvenirs.

“ Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.” This months thrift store treasures are all about those little gifts we pick up when we are visiting a new place. It’s summer time now and people everywhere are getting out and traveling more. Here in…

DIY tiny nest baskets from nature’s art supplies.

“ Great art picks up where nature ends.”                       Marc Chagall   One of my favorite things to do when we are up north during the Spring is to collect little twigs, flowers , and leaves from the forest. I love to use natural items when decorating my homes for Spring. All the colors, beautiful flowers, leaves,…

Arizona adventures…visit to a country museum.

I miss museums. I don’t know if they are open in your area but here in our part of the world they are still closed and have been for almost a year now. I used to do monthly museum visit before the pandemic. What my husband and I called our date days. My children grew…

Back to Our Little Red House…part two.

  ” Sometimes the road you travel doesn’t lead to the destination you had hoped for. But if you can look back on the trip and smile…then it was worth it.” Trigger warning- subject covers what it is like during a pandemic here in Arizona. If anyone reading this is fed up with the negative…