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Dirt Road Adventures – Thanksgiving Weekend Round-up

Happy Sunday, and welcome to Dirt Road Adventures: Easter Sunday! This is where we review all the exciting events behind the scenes, on the website, and the sources of inspiration I discovered online during the past week. This weekly recap ensures you don’t miss any of our adventures.

I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving! We are spending the weekend at our beach cottage and had a wonderful Thanksgiving fish fry and an oyster roast with our beach families.

If you were celebrating Thanksgiving, I hope you were able to spend your holiday with family and friends and that your weekend was filled with blessings.

We did a little shopping but didn’t bring home any significant treasures this trip.

Did you do much shopping for Black Friday and Small Shop Saturday?

Since I didn’t find many items while shopping in Wilmington, several packages will arrive next week. I’ll share some items with you in What’s In My Cart today.

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Adventures at the End of the Dirt Road

This is a look back at all my adventures this past week.

In Case You Missed It

I hope you enjoy all the projects and decorating ideas I shared last week.

cropped-tin-can-Christmas-Lamb.jpg. CRAFT Christmas Lamb DIY..

Upcycled Tin Can Christmas Lambs: A Whimsical Holiday Delight

If you like saving your tin cans for unexpected upcycling projects, you will love today’s Tin Can Christmas Lambs project. The wooly lambs are very whimsical and easy to make. Don’t throw away your toilet paper rolls either, because I made a few lambs with those also. Both only take a few recycled materials for crafts, and you’ll be amazed at how cute they are.


DIY Dollar Tree bottle bruish tree wreath.

DIY Whimsical Pink Bottle Tree Wreath: A Dollar Tree Craft

Are you ready for another inexpensive festive Dollar Tree Craft? What about a Pink Christmas Wreath? Not into pink; no worries! You can use this tutorial to create wreaths in any color you choose. However, if you want to add a touch of pink to your seasonal decorating, this DIY Whimsical Pink Bottle Brush Tree Wreath will be a charming addition to your Christmas décor. The easy-to-make pink Christmas wreath will infuse your home with a touch of whimsical elegance.


Farmhouse Christmas tree with white flocking. Country Christmas Tree.

Get Inspired By These 47 Beautiful Christmas Tree Ideas For 2023

Are you still deciding how you want to decorate your Christmas tree this year? If so, you’ll get lots of inspired ideas today. I’ve gathered 47 of my favorite and most unique Christmas Tree Ideas to help plan tree decorating for 2023, and I thought you might like to see the ideas for some last-minute inspiration.


DIY Christmas Ornament made with hot glue gun. Wooden bowl with Christmas ball and bottle brush Christmas trees.

Easy DIY Christmas Ornaments: Hot Glue Gun Crafts

Y’all, I just made the cutest DIY Ornaments for Christmas, and I know you will love them. They are a hot glue gun craft that’s super easy to make. The options are unlimited.


Pink country bedroom Christmas with cheap decorations. Bottle brush wreath.

Create A Pink Christmas Bedroom Wonderland with Budget Decorations

Looking for budget-friendly ways to add Pink Christmas Decorations to your home this year? How about transforming a bedroom into a captivating winter wonderland? This guide will teach you simple pink Christmas decorating ideas to create a magical holiday space.


Adventures Off The Dirt Road

Why Didn’t I Think of That?

Each week, there are so many wonderful blog posts, and I’m sharing some of my favorites with you today.

There are so many creative ideas, and I’m always asking myself, “Why didn’t I think of that”? LOL

I’d love to make these DIY Christmas Village Houses.

These faux Mercury Glass ornaments look amazing.

See this beautiful tree decorated with blues and brass.

I’ve never thought about creating a Marshmellow Bar, but it’s so clever and looks yummy.

Are you a poinsettia fan? Check out these easy tips to care for poinsettias this holiday season.

If you love vintage decorating, you’ll want to check out these Classic Vintage Christmas Decorating ideas.

Looking for some porch ideas? Check out this porch decorated with New England Charm.

What’s in my Cart?

Here are some of the sales I took advantage of for Black Friday, and many items are still on sale.

Coming Soon…

Get ready for more Christmas Inspiration.

  • Blogger’s Best Holiday Home Tours
  • See our latest DIY repurposed project reveal
  • Favorite Christmas Ideas
  • Christmas Porch Decorating
  • And More DIY projects you’ll not want to miss.


Tuesday 28th of November 2023

Give me all the pink, Rachel! These pink touches in the bedroom and on the wreath look amazing. I love it all so much! I'm glad you guys had a great Thanksgiving and I can't wait to see more from your holiday home. I know it's going to be fabulous. Sending you lots of hugs and thank yous for including my marshmallow bar. I really appreciate it, CoCo


Wednesday 29th of November 2023

CoCo, you are so welcome. Thanks for stopping by.


Sunday 26th of November 2023

Thanks for sharing Rachel so many wonderful ideas. Happpy holidays🙏🎄


Sunday 26th of November 2023

Ann, Thanks so much.