Autumn Cocktails

caramel appletini

  Enjoy the flavors of Fall in these cocktails I blended together.  Like most martinis, they pack a punch so take it slow.  The slightly sweet-sour blend goes down rather smoothly. Caramel Appletini 1 oz Vodka 1 oz Sour Apple Pucker 1/2 oz ButterShots 3 oz Apple Cider Shake up ingredients with ice and strain […]

Simple Thanksgiving Styling {Video}

Thanksgiving Tablescape video

Today I’m appearing on our local morning news show, Virginia This Morning.  I’m sharing simple Thanksgiving entertaining ideas exemplified here and here.  I’ll also be discussing Operation Give Thanks and it’s party printables sets. Added:  You can view the tv segment below. Another fun idea I’m sharing are these printable coloring pages from Parents.  You can […]

Thanksgiving Kids table

kids table 010

After creating the adult table here, I created a simple and easy table with the new product line from Waverly & Hefty.  I had in mind a table for elementary age kids.  Using stylish paper products for big gatherings is a great idea and the Waverly Tableware line is versatile enough to go from Thanksgiving to Christmas. There’s […]

Thanksgiving Tablescape

Thanksgiving Tabletop

This Thursday I’ll be appearing on our local morning news show, Virginia This Morning, sharing ideas for Thanksgiving entertaining.   To help bring the ideas to life I created tablescapes using some of the ideas I’ll be sharing.  The look is easy to re-create using glass vases and organic items such as dried lentils, rice, pine […]

Sweet 16 Birthday Party

Sweet 16 party - Celebrations At Home blog

This is a Sweet 16 birthday party I designed recently for a beautiful young lady who is “reaching for the stars.”  We used her favorite color palette as a starting point and sprinkled in a little bit of a star motif.  The event was captured perfectly by Paige Stevens Photography. I worked with Lindi of Love the […]

"MAD" Hatter Halloween Tea Party

Halloween "Mad Hatter" Tea Party

I don’t know what inspired me to do this, but the idea came to me to create a “MAD” Hatter Halloween Tea Party.  The Alice in Wonderland theme has been all around the web in beautiful birthdays, showers, and weddings.  I thought it would be fun to pay homage to the theme for Halloween, and play […]

Autumn Engagement Party

1 apple

I am truly thrilled that my Apple Themed Autumn Engagement inspiration shoot was featured on the Wedding Chicks blog last week!  I’m honored to be featured on such an inspiring site, and very grateful  to James Linkowitz Photography and Little Bean Boutique, for their contributions with photography and paper goods. The design was inspired by crisp red apples and […]