Gifts for Mother’s Day

UncommonGoods

PIN this post Mother’s Day is fast approaching which means it’s time to start thinking about gift giving and special gatherings. I’ve teamed up with UncommonGoods to curate some of my favorite gifts for mom, from their site, plus host a GIVEAWAY to help 1 lucky reader get started on her/his shopping. I’ve chosen 7 […]

5 Simple Steps to Create a Dessert Table

valentine's day dessert table

There’s no better way to celebrate Valentine’s day than with some sweet treats with your family… at least that’s what my kids think!  I swear, my daughter wishes she could live on sugar alone.  It is fun to indulge once in a while though, so I created this dessert table using 5 simple elements. I’m […]

Easy Pecan Pie Bars with Sugar Cookie Crust

easy pecan pie bars with sugar cookie crust

Last weekend started the holiday season with a bang with our ladies night gift exchange on Friday and our neighborhood Toys for Tots collection party on Saturday.  The TFT party was held at a church close by, and it was ‘open house’ style from 5-7.  Volunteers brought cookies and other baked goods to share, and […]

Curried Pumpkin Soup + Stuffing Balls

curry pumpkin soup and stuffing balls

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Carton Smart for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. This year for Thanksgiving I made something new – curried pumpkin soup.  I actually made it early in the week and when our travel plans were cancelled due to the winter storm, we were able […]

Christmas Decorating & Entertaining :: Updated Classic

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I’m in full on Christmas decorating mode over here and I’m loving decorating the new house with what I already have, + a few new pieces added to the mix.  You’ve already seen my Christmas tree decorating, and today I’m sharing another view of our family room with the fireplace and a casual entertaining set […]

Easy Breakfast Casserole Recipe

easy brunch casserole recipe

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of PAM Cooking Spray. Every year we have overnight guests for the holidays.  When we host our Christmas cocktail party we have out -of-town friends who come and spend the night, and at Christmas my in-laws come and stay with us.   Breakfast has become […]

Mother’s Day Giveaway – iPad Mini

Mother's day giveaway - familiar

This giveaway is sponsored by Familiar, a free and private way to share your photos with your family. I’ve teamed up with a fantastic sponsor and team of bloggers to bring you this giveaway perfect for Mother’s Day {just around the corner!}.  What’s even better is that you can win 2 sets – one to […]