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DIY: Decorating with Pine Cones video update

Howdy y’all! I’m currently uploading the video for today’s Handy Holiday Tips 😉 it’s taking a while to upload …sorry! Thank you for the patience I’ll post it as soon as possible, have a great evening lovelies!



#tiptuesday Winterize Your Hands

So… my hands have been getting rather dry lately… the skin has been peeling & rolling up, cracking around my cuticles & finger tips… just getting those regular old man hands as I like to call’em. hehe. Usually when this sort of thing starts happening to my body I think, “there’s gotta be some kinda DIY or home remedy I can try to solve this!”

Guess what?? There is! Jill, from The Prairie Homestead, gives the following recipe for a DIY Gardener’s Hand Butter:


  • 1/4 Cup Shea Butter
  • 1/8 Cup Sweet Almond Oil
  • 1 Tablespoon Beeswax
  • 10 Drops Myrrh Essential Oil
  • 10 Drops Cedarwood Essential Oil

I’ll tell you what, this stuff sounds great! As we speak, I’m trying to get these ingredients locally & I’ll let you kow how this butter junk works after I try it!!

P.S. Coconut Oil is always little Ms. Faithful when you need a handy dandy moisturizer… Until Tomorrow…




Decorating for the Holidays

Hey guys sorry I missed y’all on Friday! I hope y’all had a great weekend 🙂 Mine flew by ….per usual! I did enjoy sewing my very first project though…


It’s an apron 🙂 I feel like I might be a natural lol. I really enjoyed learning how to sew, and to tell you the truth I have my next 8-15 projects lined out already haha… it might be a bit ambitious but I’m off to an encouraging start!

So… since I missed out on giving y’all a few Holiday decorating tips on Friday I’m going to show you a few links that I thought were pretty great. The first is 26 Party Hacks for the Holidays, some of my favorites are #’s 13, 19, & 24! Who knew you needed to bake the bugs out of pine cones before you decorated them??

This site gives 20 Fall Décor Ideas for the Home using a neutral color palette. I love me some neutrals so I can definitely see myself implementing a few of these ideas… I love the white pumpkins and acorns on the mantel, coffee mugs, fireplaces lit, and lots of warm cozy blankets!! Oh my goodness I wish I had a fireplace to toast my footsies!

Oh and I know I mentioned a smell good on #13 of the Party Hacks, but I found this on Pinterest and I want to try it too!!

Smells like the Holidays

Happy Holidays y’all, don’t forget to come see us at Myra’s this weekend for Small Business Saturday! Until Tomorrow…




Festive Florals Party!

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Hey guys! Happy Happy Friday, woohoo 🙂 I have a really exciting announcement!!!

December 4th at 6 PMwe are introducing an innovative new idea that has never been seen before in Matagorda County, Festive Florals by Jeanie Fry @ Myra’s Garden!

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The Festive Florals class this December 4th will be a “classroom style party” providing the materials needed to make a beautifully festive floral arrangement for you table this Holiday Season.

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Along with your take home floral arrangement will be tricks and tips to setting your table for Christmas Dinner, or maybe just Brunch with a friend.

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Ever have those pesky “holes” in your arrangements? Trouble making your bouquet the right height? Need a conversation piece for your sitting room? Or Maybe you just need a little inspiration this year…

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Yesterday was really the first time I feel like I’ve acknowledged the Holiday Season is upon us. I’m so excited to announce that Myra’s will be giving Holiday prep/decorating/wrapping/table setting/whatever comes to mind tips every Friday until Christmas 😉 along with our Festive Floral class updates and sneak peek teasers!

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Call 979-429-0159 for sign up info or come by The Shop! $45/person includes a take home arrangement & free wine/snacks. Come Join us for some Festively Floral Fun 😉

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See you Monday Lovely’s…



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