5 Basics for Throwing Your Child’s Birthday Party

kids party basics

Hey moms, do you still stress out about hosting the “perfect” party for your child year after year? I know that party blogs and the internet are full of spectacular party themes and ideas, but I’m here to give you permission to stop the worrying! I know it’s hard to do, but if I can […]

For the Love of Avocados :: RECIPES!

avocados recipes

I love avocados, especially in the form of guacamole, but there are so many other recipe ideas using this delicious fruit. I’ve gathered together just a sample of some tasty dishes to entice you, from appetizers to meal ideas. For more yummy avocado recipes and ideas to make your last days of summer memorable, check […]

A Pink 30th Birthday Celebration {Guest Feature}

30th birthday celebration

Today I’m flying out to the BHG headquarters for the BHG Live Better workshop, and I’m so excited! Follow me on Instagram for all the behind the scenes action. Before I go, though, I have a beautiful guest feature to share. This 30th Birthday celebration was sent in by Ashley of Up Do’s for I […]

The Homestead Signature Doughnut Recipe + Snapshots from our Vacation

homemade doughnuts

We just got back from our family vacation to The Homestead resort, and now I’m packing up to go to the BHG headquarters for the Live Better Workshop I told you about here. This is such an exciting opportunity, I hope you’ll follow me on Instagram to see all the behind the scenes activities! I’ve […]

Pomegranate Hula Breeze Cocktail

pomegranate hula breeze cocktail

The other night I was playing around with some ingredients I had on hand and came up with this tasty cocktail recipe. It all started with some Pom-hula  juice, and some left over gin I had from a past party. I never drink gin and now I don’t know why. This drink turned out terrific, […]

Host a Casual Cookout {recipes included}

casual cookout

Labor day is just around the corner which means end-of-summer cookouts will be hosted everywhere, and once again I’ve teamed up with Hebrew National to bring you ideas and recipes for your outdoor grilling and entertaining. It never fails that we include hot dogs on the menu when we grill out with friends, so today […]

4 Ways to Top Your Jars for Drinks

jar toppers

Even though it’s August I’d say there’s still a good 2 months of outdoor entertaining left to do before it gets cold again. One of the main concerns here in the South is bugs and keeping them at bay, especially from our drinks! You know I love to use the 8 oz canning jars for […]

Rustic Yellow Dessert Table {Guest Feature}

rustic yellow dessert table

I have a darling dessert table to share with you today {more like a dessert “wagon”} from Roxana of Sugar Sugar Cakes. Roxana provides custom desserts in the Northern Georgia area and this rustic yellow design is a beautiful representation of her work. I love the old fashioned wagon/cart that everything is set up on, […]

Party Food :: Pigskin Poppers

pigskin poppers recipe

Can you believe it’s August and summer is winding down? Pretty soon we’re going to be talking all about tailgating and holidays! And speaking of tailgating, I’ve teamed up with Red Baron to bring you one of our secret family recipes perfect for ‘homegating’ or tailgating this fall. These are our Pigskin Poppers and I’ve […]

A Casual Backyard Wedding {Guest Feature}

CASUAL BACKYARD WEDDING

Today I have a guest feature sent in by photographer, Dawn Heumann. This is a backyard wedding that has a real family feel with fun personal touches. Some of the stand-out details for me are the whimsical “flare” pins for each guest to choose, the designated jars for discarding bottle toppers {great idea for any […]