2013 – A Blog Year in Review

2013 Blog Year in Review at House on the Way

Get Updated When House on the Way Has A New Post.  Subscribe by email. ~A Look Back~   As I recover from the Christmas season, taking down the garland and packing away the ornaments, I’m already thinking ahead to 2014. But it wouldn’t be prudent to do so without taking a look back at 2013… What […]

Twirl & Take a Bow Party-Merry Christmas!


~Christmas Eve Party~  Can you believe that tomorrow is Christmas?! Where has the year gone?! I want to take a moment and wish you all a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! You all have been such wonderful readers and supporters of House on the Way. I’ve enjoyed having each and every one of you […]

Outdoor Christmas Decorations

Christmas Outdoor Decorations 3

~Decorate the Great Outdoors~   When it comes to decorating outdoors for Christmas, it can sometimes seem to be a daunting task. One of the main reasons is that we do not always have the right “tools” to get it right. The wreaths fall from the windows and the lights hang in disarray. But never […]

Great Gift Wrap Ideas

Great gift wrap ideas

~Let’s Get Creative~   With the Holiday shopping almost complete, my thoughts are turning to gift wrap. I went on the search for some great gift wrap ideas and of course, my first stop was Pinterest. I found some fun and unique ways to create some amazing presentations! I knew I wanted to keep the […]

Santa Claus Command Center

Santa Claus Command Center

~Dear Santa…~   It’s that crazy time of year when we’re all running around, decorating, baking cookies and…shopping. We all want to see the smile on our loved ones faces when they open that special gift…especially the faces of our little ones! For me, this holiday season has been very hectic. I feel like I […]

Saturday Shopping Pick – Poinsettia Pillow

poinsettia pillow

~Decorative Throw Pillow~   Today’s Saturday Shopping Pick…   This poinsettia pillow is the perfect way to add a touch of the Holidays to your home with simple style. The appliqué is finished with hand-sewn beads at the center of the poinsettia. Shop for it at Home Decorators. $32.00 Enter your email address:Delivered by FeedBurner […]

DIY Set of Cone Christmas Trees

cone christmas trees

~Christmas Craft~   Do you know how excited I was when I found some great cardboard cones at Michaels? They were a great price and ideas started swirling in my mind about the wonderful Christmas creations I could make. Then…everyone in blogland was making wonderful Christmas creations with these same cones! There were cones with […]

Peanut Butter S’mores ~ Christmas Cookie Recipes

Christmas Cookie recipes

 ~Virtual Christmas Cookie Exchange~   If you’ll be participating in a Holiday Cookie Exchange, then you’ve come to the right place! Today I’m sharing a great cookie recipe as part of  a Virtual Christmas Cookie Exchange Party. It’s 30 bloggers sharing 30 Christmas cookie recipes! I’ll be sharing some Peanut Butter S’mores Cookies. My son […]

Jingle Bell Garland

jingle bell garland

~Let’s Take a Sleigh Ride~   What’s your favorite Christmas carol? Mine is Sleigh Ride. Every time I hear it, I think of riding in horse-drawn sleigh…like in The Santa Clause 2. Do you remember the scene? Scott a.k.a. Santa picks up Principal Newman and takes her to the faculty Christmas party in a horse-drawn sleigh. […]

Twirl & Take a Bow Party ~ Deer Me!

deer head

~Linky Party Time!~   You may have guessed from the title….we have a bit of a theme going on with this week’s top picks! This week’s “deer” themed top picks were chosen by one of my fabulous co-hosts, Trina from A Few Miner Adjustments. I guess great minds think alike, because I have a little […]

DIY Christmas 3D Subway Art

christmas 3d subway art

~Christmas Craft Showcase~   Have you made a purchase, not knowing what you’re actually going to do with the product? I have to confess that I do that sometimes. I see something cute and a few ideas run around in my head but honestly I don’t have a definite idea of what I want to […]

Saturday Shopping Pick – Christmas Wreath

Christmas Wreath

~Balsam Fir Christmas Wreath~   Today’s Saturday Shopping Pick…     Do you want a gorgeous Christmas Wreath without the mess that comes with a real fir wreath? This Balsam Fir Christmas Wreath is an amazing replica. It gives you a beautiful look for Christmas that you can use year after year. They come in […]

Christmas Home Tour 2013

Christmas home tour 2013

~The 12 Days of Christmas Tour~   I’d like to invite you to join me as I share my Christmas Home Tour with you today, as part of the 12 Days of Christmas Tour! It’s a great Christmas Tour involving 30 bloggers! We’re sharing our decorations, ideas, projects and more. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Isn’t this a fabulous […]

Twirl & Take a Bow Party ~ #69

party top picks

~Happy December!~   Hey everyone! I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving and you’re getting ready for Christmas. If so, that’s perfect because it’s my turn to share this week’s Top Picks and I decided to help you get in the mood with some amazing ideas for the season! I’m so excited to be choosing […]

Burlap Christmas Tree Skirt with Ribbon Trim

Burlap tree skirt

~Dressing Up the Tree~   I have a confession to make… Usually, my Christmas tree is naked below the waist! Yes…I normally go skirt less when it comes to my Christmas tree. My solution is to put the presents under the tree and camouflage that there’s no tree skirt. It’s never really been a problem, […]

Get Ready for the 12 Days of Christmas Tour

Christmas Tour

~12 Days of Christmas~   Can you believe it’s December 1st?! It’s here and we’re getting ready with the 12 Days of Christmas Tour. It’s a fabulous group of 30 bloggers that will be celebrating the Christmas season with you by sharing their homes, crafts, ideas and more! I’ll be sharing my Christmas home on […]

Loving My Christmas Mantel

Christmas Mantel

~New Holiday Decor~   I’m so excited about Christmas and especially the new direction my Christmas decorations are taking this year. Last year, my decor theme was “Santa’s Belt.” It was a lot of glitter and sparkle and a little Ho-Ho-Ho. This year, I wanted to do something more traditional. In the words of Clark […]

New Christmas Advent Calendar

Christmas Advent Calendar

~The Countdown Begins~   Actually, the countdown doesn’t begin until December 1st, but we have to be ready. Last year I created an advent calendar that matched my “Santa’s Belt” holiday decor. This year, my Christmas decorations are heading in a different direction, so a new Christmas advent calendar was needed. While I was at […]

Christmas Fabric Art from a Dishtowel

blog year in review

I know…it’s not even Thanksgiving yet, but I can’t help it…I’m in the Christmas spirit and I’m so excited to share my first Christmas project of the season. It’s my Christmas fabric art and I’ve got to say that I love it! It all started with a dishtowel… I was actually organizing a drawer when […]

2012 Blog Year in Review

2012 blog year in review

Take a Look Back…My House 2012 Blog Year in Review    Shouldn’t we end every year with a quick year in review? Shouldn’t we look back and see what we’ve done…what we’ve accomplished…what we didn’t? Yes! So today, I’m sharing my 2012 Blog Year in Review! Really….it’s more of a 1/2 year in review! I began […]

Twirl & Take a Bow Party ~ #20

party features

Merry Christmas!   On this Christmas Day, I’d like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Time for party features! Here are a few of my favorites from last week’s party… The Concrete Cottage really knows how to do a chalkboard! I love this chalkboard tree! It is […]

Deck the Halls Party Features

Christmas Decor

Deck the Halls with Christmas Decor   Christmas is right around the corner and today I’m sharing some great Christmas decor features from my Deck the Halls Party Series. For the past three weeks, we’ve been celebrating the season by sharing our Christmas trees, our table decor and our door decor! The beautiful Christmas decor […]

Christmas in New York

Rockefeller Christmas Tree

There’s No Place Like New York at Christmas!   One of my favorite places to visit is New York and my favorite time to visit is Christmas! I love Christmas in New York! The lights are bright, the air is crisp and the spirit is high! Rockefeller Center The tree at Rockefeller Center is so […]

Christmas Home Tour ~ 2012

Christmas Decorations

House on the Way Christmas Home Tour 2012   Christmas is only 8 days away! Can you believe it? My shopping is not done, but my Christmas decorations are all set! It seems like the preparation for this Holiday Season has moved so fast! I decided to do a little round-up of the Christmas preparations […]

Deck the Halls Christmas Party featuring Door Decor

Front Porch Christmas Decorations

We’re Decking the Halls at My House Christmas Door Decor It’s the most wonderful time of the year! It’s time for hanging garland, wreaths and putting lights on the trees! It’s December 15th and today I want to see your Christmas Door Decor!   <img src=”http://i1249.photobucket.com/albums/hh504/Leslie_Stewart/LgDecktheHalls2.jpg” alt=”House on the Way” style=”border:none;” /> A few days […]