Stylish Kids’ Parties Book

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I’m really excited to support my friend Kelly today, and the release of her new book, Stylish Kids’ Parties.  Kelly is one of the few original party bloggers {The Party Dress} that started out around the same time as I, and soon turned her passion for design and styling into a line of stylish social […]

My New Wine Fridge from NewAir {review}

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It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of wine.  It’s something I developed a taste for later in life {just the past 5-6 years} and now I consider it one of the simple pleasures to indulge in.  If I could end every day week over a table of charcuterie, wine, & jazz, with my […]

Book Reviews For The DIY-er

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Sitting in a comfortable spot {away from the computer} and flipping through REAL pages is still one of my favorite pastimes. This month I’ve chosen 2 books to review, and 1 magazine to tell you about. The first book is seasonal and you should get it asap for Halloween ideas, while the other is good […]

Custom Candy Boxes From Chic Sweets

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If you have a sweet tooth and love to give personalized gifts, then you MUST know about my friend Natalie’s new shop. Natalie is the founder of Chic Sweets and has been designing dessert tables for years, in Florida. She’s one of those passionate women who followed her dream and created a successful business, and […]

Books For The Do It Yourself-er

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If there’s one thing I realized when we moved, it’s the fact that I have books…lots and lots of books! While some of them are classic novels and reference type books I’ve collected over the years, 90% of them are cookbooks, entertaining & party books, and home decorating books. I’m old school that way – […]

Flavored Butter Recipes

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If you follow me on Instagram you probably saw me post this book recently, and a giveaway to come. Well, today’s the day you can enter to win a copy of Flavored Butters by Lucy Vaserfirer, and I’m sharing a couple of recipes from the book to get you excited about it. I chose one […]

Mother’s Day Gift Picks For Her Personality

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It’s that time of year again!   Mother’s day is a few weeks away and you’re trying to decide what to buy mom.  I always struggle too, so this year I decided to think about it early and come up with some ideas for mom that are targeted to her personality.  Most of the gifts I’ve […]