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 […]

RED CARPET COCKTAIL

RED CARPET COCKTAIL

I’m about to wrap up this week’s Oscars party ideas with something to quench your thirst – a Red Carpet cocktail.  I’m actually hosting my own Red Carpet viewing party on Sunday with a bunch of girls, and I was of course inspired to create a drink that would echo the red color.  I started […]

DIY :: MINI BOWTIES TO DRESS UP THE PARTY

diy mini bowties dress up the party

Ever since I published these ideas for an Oscars viewing party last year, I’ve gotten emails and feedback asking about how I made the mini bowties that adorn the champagne glasses.  I decided this would be a great time to share a diy for them, especially since I used them once again in this years […]

3 UNIQUE & DELICIOUS PIZZA COMBOS

3 PIZZA RECIPES

Yesterday I showed you my ideas for a fun Oscars theme party with a menu based on the Best Picture nominees.  Today I’m sharing the 3 pizza combos I created for the party, using Stonefire authentic flatbreads, and they’re all unique and delicious. As you know, pizza toppings are not an exact science, meaning I […]

OSCAR THEMED PARTY IDEAS

Oscar themed party ideas & menu

I created the most fun party shoot this weekend, just in time for the Oscars on Sunday night.  I teamed up with Stonefire authentic flatbread to create ideas for an Oscars viewing party, and recipes using their pizza crust and Naan.  The result is a party with a “Best Picture” themed menu. I’ll be covering […]