Best Wedding Sites Magazine

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Don’t let the name fool you – Best Wedding Sites e-Magazine is full of party inspiration no matter what the occasion. The magazine is a supplement to Brenda’s Wedding Blog and includes all the entries in the vendor challenge I was part of in June (you can see my full design here). Our design even […]

Guest Blogging And An Interview

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Just wanted to give you a little FYI about this week and why my posting has been so sparse.  I’ve been on a little family road trip to D.C. and playing tourists from sun-up to sun-down, so literally no time for work.  However, before I left I contributed a post on Summer Entertaining for Stephanie over at Under the […]

Welcome To The New Site

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I’ve gotten some great feedback on the new site and I’m so glad to hear it.  My goal was to make this an easy to navigate site, where you could quickly find what you’re looking for.  A big thanks to my designer Shaunawho really knows her stuff when if comes to moving one from Blogger to WordPress.  I […]

Join Me On Savvy Living

Happy Memorial Day weekend! I hope you’ve found plenty to inspire your celebratory cookout this weekend. If you would like to see some favorite pot luck dishes from others, or share your own, join the conversation on the Ebates Savvy Living community. Cheers!

Fun At Blissdom!

(above photo by Angie Arthur) Well, it took me about a week to rest up and catch up after being at Blissdom but it was well worth it!  Blissdom is a 2 day blogger conference in Nashville that provides educational workshops and networking opportunities for both the newbie and the seasoned pro.  We stayed at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel, […]

Bird’s Holiday Party Guide

I’m excited for my friend Bird of Bird’s Party who has just launched her E-zine – Bird’s Holiday Party Guide, full of beautiful and inspiring photos, tutorials, recipes, and vendor products!  Many of the ideas are from Bird’s signature parties, but there are also contributions from Sandra Downie Event Designs, Haniela’s Food & Photography, and even myself!  Just look […]

Simple Thanksgiving Styling {Video}

Thanksgiving Tablescape video

Today I’m appearing on our local morning news show, Virginia This Morning.  I’m sharing simple Thanksgiving entertaining ideas exemplified here and here.  I’ll also be discussing Operation Give Thanks and it’s party printables sets. Added:  You can view the tv segment below. Another fun idea I’m sharing are these printable coloring pages from Parents.  You can […]