WINTER BABY SHOWER INSPIRATION

winter baby shower

I can’t think of a better time to post Winter Themed Baby Shower Ideas than the coldest day in the past twenty years {10 degrees here in Richmond}!  As you may know, I LOVE baby and bridal showers – there’s just so much you can do with them and they’re fun to create. One of […]

BEAUTIFUL ALFRESCO DINNER PARTY {Guest Feature}

Alfresco Dinner Party

I have a gorgeous guest feature today that will surely have you planning an outdoor dinner with friends {as soon as it warms up for us “seasonal” states}.  This alfresco dinner party was sent in by photographer Cari Wilton, and captures a lovely Washington evening under the stars. One of the things I love about […]

8 BLOGS THAT ARE INSPIRING ME NOW + A NOTE FROM ME!

8 blogs that inspire me

I know a lot of blogs are posting their “top posts of 2013,” which is always a fun idea to have a look back, but I figure if you’re reading this post then you probably already keep up with CAH and have bookmarked and Pinned your favorite ideas and posts.  That’s why I’m going to […]

PINK & GOLD SWEETS DISPLAY {Guest Feature}

pink and gold sweets table

I’m finally catching up on some submissions I’ve received lately and today’s guest feature is full of pretty desserts with pink and gold accents.  This shoot was created by The Special Occasion and although it was done with New Years in mind, every detail is perfectly suited for any time of year. Some of the […]

HOST A BRUNCH TO CELEBRATE THE NEW YEAR {Guest Feature}

new years brunch

Are you ready to celebrate the new year?!  If you can’t quite make it till midnight, maybe you can host a new years day brunch instead.  This party submitted by Teresa of Rex & Regina Events should provide some inspiration.  I particularly love the printed New Years sign above the dessert table.  Subway art is […]

IDEAS FOR SETTING UP A BUBBLY BAR

New Years Eve bubbly bar

Rarely do I get photos of any of my real life parties.  I’m usually running around up to the last minute, plus the lighting, by the time the party begins, is terrible for good quality pictures.  I decided to put together this bubbly bar based on the one I set up for our holiday cocktail […]

LAST MINUTE HOLIDAY TABLETOP IDEAS

holiday tabletop displays

I’m taking some time off of blogging this week so that I can focus on the family and holiday festivities. I may pop in with a quick post once or twice, but it will just depend on how things are going. If you need some last minute ideas for holiday table decor or centerpieces, I’ve […]

READER GIVEAWAY! :: COFFEE-MATE NATURAL BLISS

0 COFFEE-MATE NATURAL BLISS GIVEAWAY

Who needs a little R & R from the holidays?  I know I do!  In fact we are heading out for a little weekend getaway at the Greenbrier Resort in order to recharge before the Christmas guests and festivities coming up.  This has become somewhat of a tradition, and I’m really looking forward to relaxing […]

MUSIC THEMED CHRISTMAS TABLETOP DESIGN

Music Themed Christmas Tablescape

I’m really excited to share this Music themed Christmas tabletop with you today.  It’s a theme I’ve been thinking about for a couple of years and it’s finally come to fruition. Music is such a big part of the holiday and it’s one of the things I look most forward to.  From classic Christmas hymns […]

HAM & PARMESAN CANAPES

ham and parmesan appetizers

Everyone has their go-to list of party appetizers.  The ones you know will be a hit every time, they take little effort to prepare, and you can serve them for any type of gathering.  These ham and Parmesan canapes are one of mine. I served these at our Christmas cocktail party in which I prepared the […]