Sensational Sunflowers

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 I love the rustic charm of this wedding by Gloria Wong Design. You know my philosophy: take the big ideas from big events, and bring them down to scale for your own celebrations. These photos are great inspiration for creating an autumn gathering centered around sunflowers, and rustic but charming elements. Perfect for a birthday, […]

Pumpkins Pumpkins Everywhere!

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There are so many options in decorating with pumpkins these days…carved, painted, real, faux, large, small…the list goes on. I’ve gathered together some of the coolest ideas I’ve found on the web so far. I think the white pumpkins are so interesting and can give a very modern feel. Think about painting patterns on them, […]

Autumn Party Cones

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Display all your Halloween, autumn, or Thanksgiving favors or snacks from a pumpkin. Fill cones with nuts, seeds, popcorn, or trail mix and display them inside a hollowed out pumpkin, or a faux pumpkin from the craft store.

Have A Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!

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Just a few very last minute centerpiece ideas from BHG.com. Enjoy your holiday. See you Monday!

Nuts & Berries Cocktail

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Here is a delicious after-dinner drink that is perfect for this time of year. Afterall, it doesn’t get more “Autumn” than Nuts & Berries! Nuts & Berries Cocktails 1 oz Light Cream 1 oz Frangelico 1 oz Chambord Fill a shaker half full with ice cubes Pour into shaker and shake well. Strain drink into […]

Dining & Designing Divas Event

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Last year I attended an event put on by Southern Living, called Dining & Designing Divas. It was held at one of the department stores and showcased some lovely tables for Thanksgiving and Christmas. Here are a few pictures to inspire you for Fall. Some of my favorite ideas are the mini pumpkin place cards […]

4-Layer Pumpkin Cake

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Here’s the 4-layer Pumpkin Cream Cake I made for Thanksgiving. There were already 3 pies on the menu so I decided to change it up and make a cake.  I prefer topping it with plain toffee bits, but could only find the chocolate toffee bits so had to use that instead.  Either way it’s delicious! […]