TABLE FOR TWO :: DINING AL FRESCO

dining al fresco

Last year I set up this al fresco dining table-for-two for an article for Homes.com. I thought I’d share it here in case you missed it, and as I was looking through photos I thought, “Wow! what a difference a year makes!” I’m talking photography people! I know I learn something new about photography about every six […]

WHAT TO WEAR :: BLOCK PARTY

what to wear to a block party

PIN this Post This coming weekend we’re having our neighborhood block party, and since we live in the cul-de-sac it’s right outside our front door. Yay! It’s like hosting a party but without all the work. All we really have to do is provide meat to grill for our family, our drinks, and something to […]

A FAMILY PICNIC WITH MARTHA STEWART

family picnic

There’s something so nostalgic about going on a picnic, don’t you think? It reminds me of when I was a kid and we would go to Pullen Park or Umstead Park {in Raleigh, NC} and spend an afternoon. Sitting on the lawn or at a picnic table under a canopy of trees, and enjoying food […]

BIRD’S PARTY MAGAZINE SPRING/SUMMER ’14

Birds-Party-magazine

PIN this Post It’s that time of year again! The Spring/Summer issue of Bird’s Party magazine is live, and full of party ideas and inspiration from some of your favorite bloggers and stylists. Inside you’ll find some of the latest trends in design, easy tutorials, and recipes to fill your table. You’ll be covered for […]

Creative Pool Party Ideas {Guest Feature}

pool party by Lavender Pudding

I have the most creative & crafty pool party to share with you today, sent to us by Montrilla of Lavender Pudding. Just wait until you see the “shower” and the “pool” cupcake display! Montrilla created this party for a brother and sister who were celebrating their birthdays together, and “Fun in the Sun” was […]

5 Themes For Kids Summer Birthdays

5 themes for kids summer birthdays

If you’re looking for ideas for your child’s summer birthday party, I’m sharing 5 of my top themes on Homes.com today. I have a June birthday and I would have LOVED to have had any of these themes when I was a kid. As you would expect from me, all the ideas are pretty easily […]

Pool Party Ideas {Guest Feature}

Summer Pool Party

Hi guys, I’m back!! I hated being away from the blog for so long last week, but with the move I haven’t had a moments rest or more than 10 minutes to hop online and check emails. While we still have some boxes of props and supplies to bring over, I’m thankful to Brittany of […]