Ice Cream Dessert Bar

ice cream dessert bar

Let the summer celebrations begin with Memorial Day this weekend. I can’t believe it’s that time already, but the weather is begging for us to plan those outdoor parties. If you’re planning a Memorial Day party or any party for the season, I’ve set up a fun little ice cream dessert table idea on Homes.com […]

Baby Love Baby Shower {Operation Shower}

baby love baby shower by Operation Shower

Last week I had the pleasure of volunteering my time to Operation Shower once again. It’s always a busy but fun time, and I get to meet up with old friends and finally meet face to face some new ones.  We spent 24 hours in Alexandria, Va setting up and giving out gifts to 40 […]

“Recipe For Love” Bridal Shower

retro style "recipe for love" bridal shower

If you’re a fellow “creative” you know how you have your favorite projects, whether it’s a theme you loved working on, or some fantastic original idea, or great photography, etc. Well, right now this is mine. I loved designing this retro style “Recipe for Love” bridal shower for Celebrations several months back, and I’m sharing […]

Valentine’s Day Table For Two

Sweetheart table for 2

Today I’m waxing philosophical about Valentine’s Day. Why do we spend so much thought and time on the KIDS for Valentine’s Day when it is an ADULT ‘holiday’? I’m down with letting the kids pass out Valentines to the class room, but I think the REAL efforts should be going into doing something for our […]

Christmas Cocktail – Rudolph’s Shiny Red Cocktail

Christmas cocktail

Nothing completes your Christmas entertaining like a color-coordinated cocktail with seasonal flavors. I created this red drink using a bottle of Effen Vodka that was sent to me to sample, cranberry juice {of course}, plus the addition of something bubbly! The mixture makes a pretty pale red cocktail that I like to call “Rudolph’s Shiny […]

Holiday Entertaining – Appetizers And Cocktails

appetizers and cocktails party

For me, Christmas is synonymous with decorating and entertaining, so when I had the chance to create a holiday party for Pier 1 using some of their items, I was thrilled! You know how I love to incorporate food as part of the party decor so pieces from their tasting party were “must haves” for […]

Cherry Amaretto Cocktail

cherry cocktail

Say goodbye to Summer with a yummy cherry & almond flavored cocktail. This tasty drink combines the flavors of cherry soda and Amaretto for a delicious mixture.  The red color also lends itself to lots of occasions where you want to serve a signature drink. Cherry Almond Cocktail 1 1/2 oz vodka 1 to 1 […]