Casual Chic Tabletop

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I wanted to share this beautiful tabletop from Brides.com because I love how it looks incredibly glamorous at first glance, but when you break it down, it’s really quite casual and easy to put together. Simply top the table cloth with a lace runner(you may have from your grandmother). Use a mixture of candle sticks, […]

Special Touches Make Your Gift Shine!

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Posts are kind of short and sweet this week as I am consumed with helping with the Virginia Operation Shower event(Yay! more on that later) However, I wanted to share this fabulous gift arrangement from Paper Source blog, becouse I know how much you guys love to make things cute, and love to do it […]

A Co-Ed Baby Shower

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Today I want to share this beautiful co-ed shower from J. Bailey Occasions. It is for a baby boy and does a wonderful job of incorporating “little boy” details into some pretty shower decor that is neutral enough for the men attending. It starts with this cute invitation done in yellow, orange, green, and brown. […]

Cool Product

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Here’s a fantastic find! These Napkin Catch Placemats found at Greenwardare interesting and innovative enough for the modern hostess. Even better, they are made from recycled materials and come in 6 fun colors. Great for outdoors or indoors, they hold your napkin in place until you are ready to use it and then the catch […]

White Peach Sangria

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This morning I asked my husband, “Why don’t we ever make Sangria’s?” I mean it’s a perfect combination of wine, liqueur, fruit, it feeds a crowd, and you can make ahead! It’s not New Year’s, but I’m going to make a resolution to make a pitcher of Sangria. Soon! Here’s one I want to try….maybe […]

Sweet Ideas

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I saw this fantastic idea on the Get Married tv show the other day and had to share! Serve a small brownie on the rim of a shot glass of milk. Choose a delicious mocha brownie recipe that has a little instant coffee added, and even add a little Kahlua to the milk(aka Kahlua and […]

End Of Summer Picnic

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I tell you, this has been “the-summer-that-never-ends” for me. We STILL have a week to go before school starts!! So I’m in the mood for an easy-going backyard picnic to finish the summer off stress-free. The traditional Labor Day colors of red, white, and blue work perfectly for this casual picnic party with bandanas, checks, […]