OUR HOME :: SITTING ROOM & STUDIO

home tour-sitting room-studio

I’m finally ready to share a peek inside the front rooms of our new house, and thanks to Sauder furniture I’ve identified this style as Modern Simplicity. When you enter, we have a sitting room, and a formal dining room, which I use as a studio space for photo shoots. I’ve outfitted the rooms with […]

DIY :: MAKE A CITYSCAPE BACKDROP

diy city backdrop

For any Superman {or Super Hero} themed party you can enhance the decor with this easy DIY cityscape backdrop, as seen in my 5 ideas for a fun Superman party. The tutorial is rather simple but you do need a steady hand to cut out the shapes. Once you make the backdrop you can prop […]

5 SIMPLE IDEAS FOR A FUN SUPERMAN PARTY

5 ideas for a superman party

Super hero themed birthday parties will never go out of style as long as there are movies to keep them alive {not so sure about classic comic books in this digital age}.  Last years release of an updated Superman movie brought on a wave of themed parties for little boys everywhere, and as such I […]

GREEK BURGERS WITH TZATZIKI SAUCE

GREEK BURGERS

When I was at college in Greenville, NC {ECU} there was a local Greek restaurant called Marathon.  It wasn’t fancy but it opened my eyes and mouth to the flavors of the Mediterranean, mainly gyros, souvlaki, and the amazing cucumber sauce known as tzatziki.  I’ve been a fan of Greek dishes ever since and love […]

OUR HOME :: KITCHEN TOUR

our home kitchen tour

I can’t believe we’ve been in the new house for 7 full months.  The time has flown by and we’re enjoying it so much, and we’ve got some great neighbors! Now it’s time to think about Spring cleaning and entertaining, and thanks to a partnership with Granite Gold these past couple of months, I’m ready […]

ST. PATRICK’S DAY COCKTAIL :: GREEN LEPRECHAUN

GREEN LEPRECHAUN cocktail

How do you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day?  Do you celebrate it?  From what little I know about my family’s heritage, I do have some Irish blood.  Not surprising given my penchant for parties *wink*. But if you don’t, don’t let it stop you from celebrating – after all, you still love to celebrate Cinco de […]

DIY PHOTO BOOTH TIPS

DIY PHOTO BOOTH TIPS

Is it Tuesday already??  We’re in the aftermath of yet another snow storm and I feel like yesterday was a holiday since we had no school.  I also spent the day recuperating from my Red Carpet viewing party on Sunday.  No, not from a hangover, but from exhaustion!  Ever since the new year I’ve barely […]