Creative Domestication

Wandering through domestic life with creative flair

Domestic Tips and Ideas

Shabby Lace Pumpkin

Who said pumpkins have to be orange? Or jack-o-lanterns? Or even rustic? What about a romantic shabby chic pumpkin? I’m still cleaning out my crafting supplies and found a bag of left over lace. Who keeps leftover lace? Me, that’s who. Some of the pieces were just a few inches…
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Pumpkin Spice Monkey Bread 

My mouth is watering right now. I mean it.  I’m literally drooling.  Could be my age but I think it is the heavenly smell of the Pumpkin Spice Monkey Bread that is baking in my oven right now.  I’m trying to keep my mind off of it but the smell…
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DIY Pumpkin Spice – Nice! 

Do you yearn for Fall just for the pumpkiin spice? Doesn’t everyone?  I know I do.  I had a hankering (don’t you just love that word?) for something pumpkin spice today but, as luck would have it, I am all out.  What’s a girl to do?  Make my own, that’s what!…
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Freezing Ground Beef for Quick Meal Prep

In years past, I have usually purchased ground beef in bulk when it was on sale, take it home and freeze the raw meat in 1-2 pound chunks until I was ready to prepare it. This was an economical way to feed my family. But, it takes planning ahead to…
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Getting Rid of Ants in the Kitchen

We found some ants roaming around our kitchen recently. I ran around like a crazy person trying to figure out where the little boogers were coming from. There weren’t lines of them marching through as you normally see so it was a bit tricky finding their point of entry. I…
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