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Painted Fox Affiliate!

I have super exciting news! I am now part of the Painted Fox Family! You can now buy all their awesome decor products by clicking right here!!  (Pictured above is my galvanized farmhouse tray)   SHOP Painted Fox Do you know all about Painted Fox? It is an online retailer, specializing in fabulous Farmhouse decor!! Their eclectic collection of vintage styled treasures has been hand-picked for all the spaces where you live your lovely life...and it is sure to add a touch of farmhouse swag to your homestead! With hundreds of lighting and home furnishing products, Painted Fox is a premier decor destination for consumers and professionals.  Pictured above are my Cotton Stems from Painted Fox

Tasty Tuesday: Spaghetti Squash and Meatballs

This is one of my favorite go to recipes when the family is craving some Italian (and I don't have to feel guilty after having a plate or two). Ingredients: -Spaghetti Squash      1 Large or 2 Medium (a medium squash is around 3lbs)  -Jar of your favorite Spaghetti Sauce (we love Classico Sauces over here) -Our grocery store butcher makes "ready to bake" meatballs fresh or you can make your own following the recipe below. Meatballs 1 lb  ground beef  (you can also use ground turkey) 1 ⁄ 2 - 2 ⁄ 3 cup dry breadcrumbs  1 ⁄ 4 cup  milk 1 ⁄ 4 teaspoon  salt  (optional) 1 ⁄ 2 teaspoon  Worcestershire sauce 1 small  onion , chopped 1 egg Squash - Cut your squash lengthwise and scoop out the membranes and seeds.   -Place the halves cut side down in a baking dish and fill with just a little water (about an inch) -Bake in the oven at 400 degrees for 35-45 minutes Meatballs -Combine all ingredients and shape into 20-24

Florida Friendly Fall Front Porch (Try saying that 3x fast haha!)

        Decorating a "Fall" front porch in Florida is challenging to say the least.  We can't use corn stalks, real pumpkins or even those cute hay bales you see all of the stores selling.  Everything just becomes a wet, soggy, moisture filled mess! Even our mums don't last very long! This year I was determined (just like every year) to get my front entry  looking "Fallish" and festive!! I finally got smart last year and started looking for some large faux pumpkins.  I had one (orange pumpkin) stored in the garage that I purchased from Walmart last year and was on the lookout for  more.  I ended up finding two medium size "carvable" faux orange pumpkins at Dollar Tree and another medium size orange one at Walmart. The Dollar store pumpkins were a very bright orange fake looking color so I figured why not give them a makeover! I sprayed them down with my all time "go to"  spray white primer Bulls Eye 123.  (It's just so much e

Wednesday Picks : Wine Racks for all budgets!

All these wine racks are gorgeous and the prices vary from just $12.47-$99.00!  Oh and you might as well grab yourself a glass of your favorite vino while you look....  1. Pottery Barn.  Founders Wine Box $69.00 2. WalMart.  Horizontal Wall Mount 5 Bottle $12.47 3. Target.  Threshold Acacia 8 Bottle Wine Rack  $34.99  4. Crate & Barrel.  Red Mountain 12 Bottle Wine Rack  $79.95    5. Crate & Barrel.  Crest 9 Bottle Wine Rack  $49.95 6. Ballard Designs.  Vignetto Shelf  $99 7. Pottery Barn.  Industry 12 Bottle Wine Rack  $79.00 I also wanted to share for anyone looking for one of those awesome tall skinny wine cabinets...check out this Pottery Barn look alike! Price difference is crazy! $658 VS $132!!! You keep easily change out that hardware on the drawer and paint that baby whatever color you want too! What a steal!!  Pottery Barn Modular Wine Gr