Simple and Elegant Thanksgiving Table

Thanksgiving tabletop

I feel like it’s the official start of the holiday season because this weekend I finally made some decisions and started plans on our annual Christmas party – but first we have to get through Thanksgiving! I love setting the table for Thanksgiving, and I think this year I’ve hit a great balance between simplicity […]

Mexican Pizza with a Twist!

Mexican pizza with a twist

Happy Friday! Do you have big weekend plans? We’re having some amazing Fall weather and trying to get outside and enjoy it as much as possible before it turns cold. Aside from that I’ll probably be working through several weekends as this holiday season gets underway. Luckily, when I make tasty dishes for work we […]

Baby Shower Inspiration Shoot

baby shower inspiration

Even though we’re in the midst of the holiday blogging season, life goes on….and by that I mean moms-to-be are still making babies! A while back, Tiny Prints asked me to style a baby shower inspired by one of their invitation suites. There were so many pretty ones to choose from I hit up Instagram […]

Trend Alert :: Naked Cakes Topped with Flowers

naked cakes

S’more Sweets via Style Me Pretty  /  Better Off Wed Rustics  /  Bestyett Catering via Style Me Pretty  /  Sky’s the Limit Custom Cakes via Ruffled Blog  /  Hunted Interior {tutorial} Have you noticed the trend in cakes lately? The naked cake topped with flowers is EVERYWHERE in event/party design and I love how it […]

DIY :: Make Your Own Bottle Label “Necklaces”

bottle labels diy

One of my favorite ways to get inspired is to simply walk the aisles of the craft store, especially the novelty scrapbook section. There’s such an array of items that lend themselves perfectly to diy entertaining projects. My bottle label ‘necklaces’ is one such project that I’m particularly proud of and that can be used […]

What to Wear :: Sleeveless Coats

sleeveless coats

Happy Halloween! I’m doing a little “fashion Friday” today because I want to share one of my favorite looks for Fall – the sleeveless coat! I’ve been obsesses with this trend ever since I saw this one last year. I kind of kick myself every time I think about not buying it because it’s the coolest […]

A Halloween Witchy Birthday Party {guest feature}

witch Halloween party

It may be too late to plan a Halloween party at this point, but you will certainly want to Pin this one for next year’s inspiration. This little witches Halloween party was sent in by Inner Circle Photography and was actually a birthday party. It can be hard to plan birthdays around seasonal holidays, but […]

Pumpkin Carving Party

pumpkin carving party

The time has come to share my Grumpy Cat themed pumpkin carving party that I did for Friskies and Pet Smart. All month I’ve posted some easy DIY’s that I used in the party, and today you can see how I pulled it all together. The inspiration was this FREE Grumpy Cat carving stencil which we used to […]

14 Fall Soup Recipes

fall soup recipes

Have you started making soup yet? It’s one of the first things we do to transition into Fall – make a big pot of soup or chili in the slow cooker, and eat on it for a couple of days. Although I have my classic stand-by’s like fiesta chili or turkey vegetable soup, I love adding […]

Easy Cheeseburger Bake

burger bake

I love one dish meals in the fall and winter. They’re comfort food for me, not to mention they make dinner prep easier while juggling schedules for school and activities. Last month I shared one of my new favorites, sausage-egg bake, as part of my partnership with Betty Crocker’s Bisquick, and today I have another […]