Make a festive feature of your Christmas place settings. Try wrapping napkins with twine rather than a napkin ring and finish with cinnamon sticks, sprigs or holly/rosemary or twigs spray painted gold or silver.
Want to fill your home with the scent of autumn? This post describes 11 ways to get refreshing autumn smells into your home. When you live w/ 3 kids and 2 cats, one is always finding new ways to make the house smell nice.
The secret to sticking a gingerbread house together! Swedish Gingerbread House Recipe, a caramel syrup serves as the "glue." To assemble: Dip one edge of front piece in caramel, and allow excess to drip off. Coat only the edge that will be joined.