Gold Party Decor – Ideas For Milestone Celebrations

gold party ideas

Do you want to incorporate the hottest trend this year – GOLD – into your next big celebration? Today I’m sharing more photos from the golden engagement party I styled for Celebrations a few months ago. This design is full of easy DIY projects that take minutes to complete, so you won’t be worn out […]

Potluck Side Dish :: Calico Baked Beans

baked beans recipe

Got any cookouts to attend this weekend? Well I have the perfect potluck recipe for you to make and take! When we get together with friends or family for casual backyard parties it’s always “bring a dish” style. Everyone brings their favorite recipe for salads, baked beans, or dessert, and there’s usually some recipe exchanges taking […]

Biscoff Cookie Spread Ice Cream Pie

biscoff ice cream pie

One of the best parts of my job is that I get to try new products and share them with you guys. Recently I was able to try the new Biscoff spread and create a recipe that would incorporate it, and boy was I in heaven! You may have picked up a pack of Biscoff […]

Healthy Food Choices For The Kids

healthy eating with simply balanced

We’re all trying to make healthier food choices in our every day life, right? And as a mom, one of the more challenging things to instill into our kids is the importance of healthy eating and snacking. In our home we try to balance weekly indulgences with smarter everyday choices. We tried to raise our […]

How I Styled My Bar Cart

style a bar cart

So we’re finally moved into the new house {it only took 10 days…} and yesterday I was emptying boxes and trying to find a home for things, and trying to make little decorative vignettes where I could. I placed my vintage rolling cart in the corner of the morning room and started filling it with […]

Top 5 Thrift Store Finds For Parties & Entertaining

top 5 thrift store finds for party decor

If you’ve read this blog for a while you probably know my love of vintage pieces and using them in party design. The funny thing is I’m drawn to a more modern aesthetic in home decor, but for parties it seems nothing adds charm quite like the addition of items from a bygone era. I […]

Making Crispy Kale Chips

crispy kale chips

A few months ago my husband and I discovered kale chips. They’re kind of the latest thing in healthy snacking and now I see why. They cook up so light and crispy it’s like eating air!…but with flavor. Plus they’re one of those “super foods” full of nutrition and antioxidants. We like to cook these […]