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A Landsknecht Father Christmas

Have I ever told you about my obsession with wanting a Father Christmas/Santa that is dressed like a 16th Century German Landsknect? No? Odd, it actually has come up repeatedly over the years in our house, so it has HARDLY been a secret! Don’t know what a Landsknect looks like? Here you go…… They are awesome…

Vampire Ball {Halloween 2014}

So our final costumes for Halloween were for the Vampire Ball, which was a party held on November first in the Officer’s club on Osan AB. My dress is made from a silk corset, that I trimmed in lace and boned with basket reeds. The under skirt is black damask fabric, and the over dress…

Dry Erase Teen Art

  In my continuing quest to make crafts to auction off this October, I have a dry erase board/teen art. This frame was the glassless frame I got at the base thrift store for a quarter (the bottom one) Conveniently the frame that I turned into a clip message center, was the exact same size,…

Quick and Dirty Burlap Wreath Tutorial

The theme of my posts recently has been to post things I took pictures of forever ago, but never posted on the blog (I’ve been going through photos lately) Today I am touching on the burlap wreath that hangs outside of our apartment door…. I know that there are probably a million different ways to…

Christmas Open House {part 3, the last rooms}

I hope everyone’s holidays were lovely, our’s were some of the best we’ve ever had! They were quiet and just the 4 of us, which is my absolute ideal! I haven’t forgotten (for a change) to post the last of the house, although the pictures are terrible (which I only realized after the fact) and…

Christmas Open House {part 2}

Today I am sharing our Korean apartment part two, here’s part one in case you missed it. I’m starting in the entry way again,  BUT this time we are turning right (thrilling right? 🙂 ) To the right in our apartment, is the living/dining area, the family-room, and the kitchen. I decided that yesterday’s post…

Christmas Open House {part 1}

Our apartment building recently had a Christmas Open House, where 9 apartments in the building decorated for Christmas, and then opened their home to be toured by other members of the community; it was a really fun event, and it was really cool to see how different each of our homes are, even though we…

Charley’s Nursery

I have about a million and one projects and events that I haven’t blogged about, so I thought I would at least start with the ones I have uploaded onto the computer! Today I am sharing baby Charley’s nursury (by the way, here is an updated picture of Charley at 3 months, isn’t he delish?) …