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The Best Posts of 2021

It was fun to go back and look through my analytics recently, to see what the best posts of 2021 turned out to be. Last year, 2020 was a pivotal year for my blog, because so much stay-home-time led to more time for baking, cooking, projects, and crafts, which led to more content for the blog. But this year was the year that I really saw this little hobby start to turn into an actual business. I signed on with […]

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Chocolate Peppermint Cookies with Cheesecake Filling

Chocolate Peppermint Cookies with Cheesecake Filling are perfect for Christmas! Fudgy double chocolate cookies are stuffed with a cream cheese filling, drizzled with chocolate ganache, then topped with crushed peppermint candies. After tasting a similar cookie from a bakery a couple of weeks ago, I was determined to make my own version. These turned out so well, I’m excited to use them as the “star of the show” on my treats platter for Christmas. They’re delicious and beautiful, too. How […]

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Prime Purchases– The Best of 2021

Today, I’m linking up with Tanya and several other bloggers to share our best Amazon purchases of 2021! I’ve been a regular Amazon Prime shopper for several years, mainly because it makes our busy life a tiny bit easier. But in our current circumstances, ordering from Prime wherever I happen to be, and sending it to alternate addresses as needed, has been worth its weight in gold. Below is a list of my favorite, and/or most used items from 2021. […]

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Sundays on Silverado #70

Life Lately Life Lately has been all about this. We are praying without ceasing for a miracle for this tiny fighter. If you are a believer, I invite you to pray with us for our Evelynn Irene. I will do my very best to keep my Sundays on Silverado up for you to link to, but also ask for your grace if I fall behind, or if things are not as organized as they typically are. Sometimes, this blog serves […]

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Ginger Banana Bread

I love gingerbread. And I love banana bread. So this Ginger Banana Bread combo is pretty much a dream come true. With ripe bananas, molasses, and warming spices, this Ginger Banana Bread is the perfect holiday treat served with a hot cup of coffee or tea. Have it for breakfast, brunch, coffee break, Serve it as a beautiful holiday dessert…. Wrap it up and give it as gifts to the neighbors… Really, you just can’t go wrong with this recipe. […]

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Copper Table Setting

This year’s Copper Table Setting might be my favorite Thanksgiving tablescape yet. And it was so simple and economical to put together! With some copper paint, you can transform outdated seasonal decor, and add beautiful copper accents to your table setting in a flash. —->You can see how I gave all my outdated fall decor a coppery makeover in THIS POST.<—- Copper Table Setting Centerpiece An old, orange wooden pumpkin became this stunning copper centerpiece for my Thanksgiving table by […]

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Sundays on Silverado #67

Life Lately Baby shower #2 is in the books now. We traveled to the Iowa City area for an adorable shower hosted by my daughter’s mother-in-law this time. My son-in-law owns his own construction company, so his mom used a “pink construction” theme for the shower and it was perfection! The shower was held in a historic town hall building, which just added to the charm. After the shower, we spent the afternoon at the in-laws’ house, and then all […]

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Chair Cover DIY

It’s DIY Blog Hop time again, and this month I’m sharing how I gave my dining area an easy and inexpensive makeover with this simple Chair Cover DIY using painter’s drop cloth. And by simple, I mean really simple. Can you operate a staple gun? Then you can completely recover your chairs in an hour or two, depending on how many chairs you have. BEFORE my Chair Cover DIY Here’s my “before” picture… I love our dining table because it’s […]

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Sundays on Silverado #66

Happy two-post Sunday! Today you’re getting a double-dose of The House on Silverado– our weekly Sundays on Silverado and our monthly DIY Blog Hop! This month’s DIY Blog Hop is all about easy DIYs. I’m sharing how I recovered all 8 of my dining chairs in about an hour and a half, and for around 20 bucks using a painter’s drop cloth! Plus, you can see simple DIYs from several other bloggers who’ve linked up with some really great ideas. […]

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Pumpkin Spice Coffee Cake

Pumpkin, spice & everything nice combine for this moist, sour cream Pumpkin Spice Coffee Cake that’s filled with seasonal spices and topped with a crunchy streusel and a drizzle of creamy glaze. It’s the perfect fall dessert that’s easy to make, yet worthy enough to be served on your Thanksgiving table. Plus, as an added bonus, at the bottom of this post you will find even more delicious pumpkin recipes as part of the DIY Challenge: Fall Recipe Favorites hosted […]

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