After spending several hours carving those wonderful Halloween pumpkins I was left with a ton of pumpkin flesh. Being a little green I just couldn’t bear to throw it all away. So I grabbed my trusty carrot cake recipe, substituted pumpkins for carrots, added a few juicy extra bits, and fed the flesh of a thousand pumpkins to my nearest and dearest!
Did y'all catch that DIY pumpkin keg video that went viral? The moment I saw it I thought, "now THERE'S a Megan-simple pumpkin carving project!" Much like my cooking skills, my crafting skills are, well, let's just say sub-par. I was invited to my friends 5th annual Halloween pumpkin carving contest and I accepted with the express intent of trying my hand at the pumpkin keg. The video makes it seem so simple, spoiler alert: it wasn't!
I bet I'm not the only Offbeat Homie who loves needlecraft with a passion that borders on the obsessive! Now you too can read all about my crazy methods for creating custom cross stitch designs without using cross stitch computer software.
Seven years ago when I started college, I bought some cheap Ikea chairs. Starting last year, one by one, they started to give in. For $25 per chair, I can say they ended up being a pretty good buy — but I decided I was ready to go upscale a bit and buy myself furniture that I would really love. And just like that, I got caught in the unexpectedly wild adventure of buying new chairs for my dining room. So I thought I'd share with you my newly acquired expertise on buying chairs for your dinning room, you know, to at least save you the therapy fees.
Hey Homies! Welcome to Halloween half-week on Offbeat Home! We're going to be bringing you all things ghost-y, monster-y, spooky and… zombie! That's why I was STOKED to see that Alexandrea (aka WhistleFishy) uploaded her decorative Halloween dining room shelf moment into our Flickr pool.
As a practicing sub in my personal life, I can assure you exploring BDSM and other sexual fantasies doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg (or any other interesting body part). You can find common household item that can be repurposed for sex play with your partner!