Make Your Gift Special

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How do you make your gift stand out from the rest? How about some adorable personalized wrapping supplies! Start with a cute dotted box. Add some personalized ribbon. Maybe add a great label. Or wrap it up in monogrammed or signature wrapping paper! All these fantastic supplies can be found at NameMaker.

A Baby Sprinkle and Spring Brunch!

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This past weekend I hosted a “Sprinkle” for our friend who is having her second baby. We decided on a champagne brunch with a Spring theme. Who doesn’t love a Champagne Bar?! We had orange juice for Mimosa, peach nectar for Bellini, and a Sweetheart that consists of 1 TBSP strawberry flavored syrup, 1 TBSP […]

Fun With Favors

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I saw this little favor display by the queen, Martha Stewart, and it got me searching for more ideas for favors. FYI, I think food is the best option! Truffles in a box Candy-dipped apple Gourmet Popcorn Homemade Jam More Homemade Jam

Easter Entertaining Ideas

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From the latest edition of Sandra Lee Semi-homemade magazine, here is a beautiful lavender tabletop with Spring green accents. Go here to read instuctions on how this table and place marker was put together. Then head over to Martha Stewart, and find out how to make these jar toppers for your guest’s favors. She has […]

Easter Tabletop Two Ways

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So this is what I do in my spare time! I put together a couple of sample tabletops that you could do for Easter. The first is a child-friendly pastel look, while the second is a rustic nature inspired look. For a closer look at any of the pics, check out our facebook page. Almost […]

Shot Glasses: Not Just For Shots!

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Do you have a collection of shot glasses from college that are now collecting dust? Pull those babies out and put them to good use serving appetizers, soups, even dessert, for your next gathering! If you don’t have any, you can invest in a suitable quantity for about $1 each….or use glass votive holders from […]

Buy It Or DIY It!

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Here is a great idea for party favors from Shop Toast. They make these customized bottle favors filled with either sweet or savory treats. How cute is that?!! They come in either 9″ soda bottles or 5″ mini bottles and run $7 or $4 per bottle. But here’s the best part for all you do-it-yourselfers […]

Entertain In Style

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What do you get when you combine your fashionista style with your love for entertaining? Why, Heavenly Hostess of course! I found this website that sells BEAUTIFUL aprons, oven mitts, kitchen towels, and even headbands! Check these out: These aprons are so stylish you will not want to take it off when it’s time to […]

Cocktails For St. Patrick’s Day!

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Are you planning to “get your Irish on” for St. Patrick’s day? Here are 2 green cocktails to get you started and into the spirit of the Emerald Isle. Here is a fabulous green “tini” recipe that is not apple flavored. It is published by the name of Jade, but I think I would call it “The […]

Now Serving Skewers!

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Is it just me, or does food taste better when served on a stick? I’m not talking about the grilled kabobs you’re so familiar with. I’m talking individual sized appetizer bites prettily displayed on a long wooden skewer or short fancy pick. Flavorful Bites! A great example for skewered appetizers are caprese skewers with marinated […]