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 – […]

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 […]

GIVEAWAY! – Brookside Chocolates & Hostess Set

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I’m so excited to offer this giveaway today, because it’s a great combination of items: Brookside dark chocolate-covered fruit packs, a set of hostess items for entertaining, and a gift card. I received the pack last week and was thrilled with everything. I love dark chocolate and the fruit flavors {Acai, Pomegranate, & Goji berry} […]

Chic Gifts For The Entertainer

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Being a home entertainer, my favorite gifts to receive at Christmas always seem to revolve around food, drink, and STYLE. I’ll bet if you’re a hostess, or have a loved one who is, then you/she probably loves the same types of things. I’ve put together a guide of chic gifts for “her” to help with […]

Review: The California Wine Club

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I can’t believe “black Friday” is next week!  Have you started your Christmas shopping yet?  I haven’t but I think my own “wish list” is already filling up.  One thing I do love to receive is wine, and I’ve had the opportunity to try out a 2 month membership to www.cawineclub.com {do you REALLY think […]

Product Review: Martha Stewart Circle Edge Punch

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Over the weekend I had the chance to try out the newest craft product from the Martha Stewart collection – the Circle Edge Punch. As a diy’er I like to have products like this where you can use it time and time again, and customize it to your occasion, so I was game when I […]