QUICK & EASY BRUNCH CUPS

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This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Jimmy Dean, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #RedboxBreakfast http://cmp.ly/3/8vNxcO. I love playing with food but I don’t always have the time or even the desire to cook from scratch.  Lucky for me there are quick and […]

5 SIMPLE STEPS TO CREATE A DESSERT TABLE

valentine's day dessert table

There’s no better way to celebrate Valentine’s day than with some sweet treats with your family… at least that’s what my kids think!  I swear, my daughter wishes she could live on sugar alone.  It is fun to indulge once in a while though, so I created this dessert table using 5 simple elements. I’m […]

MY NEW WINE FRIDGE FROM NEWAIR {review}

new wine fridge review

It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of wine.  It’s something I developed a taste for later in life {just the past 5-6 years} and now I consider it one of the simple pleasures to indulge in.  If I could end every day week over a table of charcuterie, wine, & jazz, with my […]

16 DECADENT CHOCOLATE DESSERT RECIPES

16 chocolate dessert recipes

Usually I’m not overly concerned with eating desserts.  I’d rather spend my time grazing over the savory appetizers {cheese, bacon, puff pastry} or comforting side dishes {potatoes, mac n’cheese} at a party or meal.  Don’t get me wrong, there are certain sweets that I go bananas for like bars and pies, and like most girls […]

FREE VALENTINE’S DAY PRINTABLES

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Whether you want to host a little Valentine’s Day get-together for the kids, or just want to add a seasonal sign to your home decor, Flavia of Fete a Fete has a FREE Valentine’s day download available to you.  Follow the link to get yours and while you’re there you can check out how she […]

DIY :: MONOGRAMMED BOTTLES

diy monogrammed bottles

Monogrammed items will never go out of style.  They add a chic look and personalization for all ages, and can be applied to a variety of surfaces.  Here’s a way to add that personal touch to a kids party table, for birthdays and holidays – monogrammed bottles.  You can see how I used it in […]

DIY: 3 PIECE PLACE CARD SET

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I’m revisiting an idea that I’ve incorporated a few times previously, in styled shoots.  It’s a simple idea with little explanation needed, BUT I think it deserves special attention because it’s just so cute, clever, and useful {if I do say so my self}! My diy 3-piece place card sets are a great way to show […]

BIG GAME PARTY IDEAS FROM 7 TOP ENTERTAINING BLOGGERS

big game party ideas

If you’re looking for party ideas for the big game on Sunday, look no further!  I’ve got 7 fantastic party posts that will have you all set for decor, food, drink, and dessert.  These tips and ideas are from some of the top entertaining bloggers so you know they will be good!  Think of this […]

TURN AN EVERY DAY SPACE INTO AN ENTERTAINING SPACE

turn your everyday space into an entertaining space

Now that the holidays are behind us I’m ready to put my energy back into decorating our new house.  It’s taking a lot longer than it did when we bought our first house – I think I was done in about 2 months then, with every room furnished and decorated!  This time around I’m finding […]

LIGHTENED UP APPLE-BERRY GALETTE

light apple berry galette

Was your new years resolution to eat “better,” but you still have a sweet tooth?  If I didn’t work with food a lot in my job I wouldn’t eat as many sweets – in fact, how do food bloggers in general, stay slim or fit??  Admittedly my kryptonite is savory appetizers, but I do love […]