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My $3.04 Easter Tablescape


Easter 1

Yes, the title of this post is a little misleading. Most of the items on my Easter dining table came directly from my springtime storage tub.

I had the table runner, white porcelain bunnies,

Easter 4

pink Easter grass, the white eggs, white dishes, and the pink paper plate I stationed between the plate and bowl.Easter 3I used some green polka-dotted washi tape to make the “placecards,”

Easter 2

and spent $3.04 on pink striped scrapbook paper which serves as the placemats.  Easter 5

Smart, huh?


Oven Jambalaya



As is typical for many of my posts, I could describe this as “easy.” The jambalaya is perfect for lazy days — it’s not fast to cook, but it’s fast to assemble and delicious to eat. Read the rest of this entry

Easy and Cheap Table Decor


Table 4Dan the Man and I were having a couple of great friends over for dinner, and because the weather was so nice, I decided we should eat outside.  We weren’t planning to have a fancy formal table on the patio, but I wanted to dress it up a little.

Table 3

First, a trip to Hobby Lobby.  I bought blue patterned scrapbook paper and bandanas.  The paper served as placemats, and the bandanas were our napkins.

Table 5

For just about $5, I had an easy table setting perfect for the patio.

Table 1

Cheap and easy!