A Colorful Thanksgiving Table

colorful Thanksgiving dinner table

By Aleah & Nick Valley ‘Tis the season for dreaming up fun and festive holiday table tops and party ideas as we look forward to the season of celebration. When dreaming up this Thanksgiving inspiration we envisioned a bright and colorful spread with Provençal linens, wooden chargers and neutral colors with cheery pops of warm […]

Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

butternut squash soup

Let the menu planning begin for your Thanksgiving {or Christmas} celebration! Every year I make some of the same classic dishes, but I like to keep it fresh by adding in 1 or 2 new recipes. The one I’m trying this year is this Butternut Squash soup made with Silk soy milk. I’ve teamed up […]

Thanksgiving Tablescape Ideas

Thanksgiving tablescape ideas

Last year I went all out for my Thanksgiving inspiration design, with lots of diy ideas and projects.  This year I thought I would keep it a bit more simple. I thought about all the busy hostesses out there who are working hard just to get the food cooked in time, and don’t want to […]

Seasonal Trend – DIY Sweater Pumpkins

sweater pumpkins

I found a beautiful new blog to read this weekend – Sweet Something Designs, and while I was hopping around from post to post I found these ADORABLE and CHIC diy sweater pumpkins. These are the types of projects that I love to make and they add so much charm and personality to the season […]

DIY: Caramel Apple Place Cards

caramel-apple-place-cards

by Melissa Bahen I can’t think of anyone I know that doesn’t love caramel apples. They are sweet and beautiful, perfect for any Autumn party, and with just a few extra supplies, can be knock-out place cards. Tips for Making Caramel Apple Place Cards: Instead of using wooden popsicle sticks or paper lollipop sticks, use […]

Seasonal Snack Mix – Candy Corn & Peanuts

candy corn snack mix

I only have time for a quick post today as things around here are pretty busy – you know, lots of seasonal photo shoots & projects to work on… Even though this post is quick, it’s SWEET! This is a Halloween snack mix we’ve enjoyed for year’s and I used it in my Kids Halloween […]

Festivities Online Magazine – Fall ’12

Festivities magazine

It’s Sunday, and for me that means I’m curled up on the sofa watching an old movie on TCM {My Fair Lady to be exact}.  It’s also my favorite day to catch up on my reading {magazines of course}.  One of the must-see online magazines out now is Festivities by Paula of Frog Prince Paperie.  […]