Spiced Apple Hot Toddy Recipe

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Need a hot toddy to warm you up this Fall? Give this Spiced Apple cocktail a try.  It’ll warm you from the inside out!  Serve this for a brunch gathering or for Thanksgiving while you’re waiting for the main meal to finish cooking. Spiced Apple Toddy 1 1/2 oz Spiced Rum 4 oz Hot Apple […]

Snowman Soup Party + FREE Printables

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We are switching gears today and looking forward to Christmas or Winter party ideas, plus a FREEBIE from Paper & Pigtails. Kori designed a “Snowman Soup” printable set and hosted a party for the kids to show it off and get them in the mood for the holiday season. With candy cane graphics and the […]

Published In Yum Food & Fun For Kids – Winter 2011

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I have some very exciting news to share after keeping quiet about it for the last 4 months. I have a 4-page editorial design featured in the national publication, Yum Food & Fun for Kids! It all came about when one of the editors found my site and contacted me about holiday ideas for the […]

Last Minute Christmas Tablescape

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Have you been too busy shopping, baking, or preparing a Christmas menu to plan your Holiday dining table decor.  Luckily Mindy of Modern Mindy shared with us how to prepare a beautiful tablescape using things you already have: Christmas ornaments, wrapping paper, and votive candles!  She simply wrapped a couple of boxes with festive paper, and incorporated […]

Sweet & Spicy Pecans

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Nothing says Holiday nibbles to me, like a dish full of spicy nuts!  This recipe is perfect to have sitting around the house during a party or on Christmas day while you’re waiting for your big meal.  It has just a hint of sweet and a hint of spice and has proven to be a […]

FREE Christmas Printable Activities For The Kids

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I just wanted to quickly share with you this link for printable activities for the kids, from Kidopo.  These are more thank just coloring pages, there are tags, greeting cards, bookmarks, and more! Above samples are a maze, “find the difference” picture page, cut & fold crafts, gift tags, and a bookmark.  Nice activities to keep the kids […]

A Christmas-y 2nd Birthday

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This adorable Christmas-y 2nd birthday party was sent in by Katie of Katie Cassidy Photography.  You may remember her from her son’s Halloween Birthday party here… ; ) I love the sophisticated design that is full of seasonal details without letting them overtake the occasion. You may know by now my love for using “furniture” […]