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 […]

7 Ideas For Easy Party Food

easy party food ideas

Food is a key component for any party or get-together, and I’m known to spend days {weeks} pouring over recipes to find the perfect menu. I break the rule EVERY. SINGLE. TIME. that you shouldn’t try a new recipe on your guests. I’ve only had a couple of fails – like the time I spent […]

Glazed Lemon Bars Recipe

glazed lemon bars recipe

Nothing says summer dessert quite like lemon bars. The sweet-tart flavor is light and refreshing, and they seem at home at any party or buffet. My go-to recipe came from one of those small booklets you find in the checkout line at the grocery store. I made it years ago for a shrimp boil we […]

A Quick Guide To Summer Flower Arrangements

summer flowers

Hi guys.  We’re down to the last week before we close and move to our new house and things are so hectic I haven’t’ even had a chance to put together a post today – plus I went out of town over the weekend which always leaves me sluggish upon return.  Luckily I have some […]

Veggie Pesto Pasta Salad

veggie pesto pasta salad

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and All You, but all my opinions are my own. #lifeforless #pmedia http://cmp.ly/3/8vNxcO What’s your favorite place to get inspiration for recipes? Obviously I love to find them online, but I also LOVE to get them from books and magazines […]

Easy Appetizer – French Bread With Olive Oil Dippers

easy appetizer: olive oil bread dippers

Years ago when my husband and I were celebrating our first wedding anniversary, we took a long weekend trip to Asheville, NC. We stayed at a bed and breakfast, hiked in the mountains, took a dinner train ride, and spent a day at the Biltmore Estate. At the estate we took a gorgeous house tour […]