Ideas to Celebrate a 15-Year Anniversary

anniversary dinner for two

I was asked to participate in the #BRIDEnBEYOND program, sponsored by Jared® The Galleria Of Jewelry. Although I have been compensated, all opinions are my own. How many years of marriage are you celebrating? My husband and I just celebrated our 17th year! So with that accomplishment under our belt, I’m happy to share some […]

Halloween Bar :: Science Lab theme

Halloween Bar

Setting up a bar for Halloween has so many possibilities. There are lots of ways to turn your “spirits” into ‘magic potions’, ‘poisons’, and ‘tonics’, and coming up with puns and creative names is half the fun! Last year, with the final season of Breaking Bad running, I had the idea to set up a […]

Stylish Tailgating with the Girls

STYLISH tailgate time

If there’s one thing that makes me feel young again, it’s got to be Tailgating! It’s kind of like the great American pastime that brings nostalgia, fun, and relaxation together all at once. Like many, my first tailgating experience was in college and included the usual fare of chips, fried chicken from the drive-through, and […]

TREND ALERT :: Black & White Stripes

trend_black and white stripes

If you’ve spent more than a minute browsing parties lately, it should come as no surprise that black and white stripes are the new black! I’m completely smitten by this trend as it combines my love of black {as a grounding element} with the graphic stripe pattern which is both classic and modern at the […]

Bridesmaids’ Luncheon with Menu & Recipes :: Mod Meets Vintage

bridesmaid luncheon

I’ve been anxiously waiting to share this party design all summer, ever since I got some gold-tone entertaining accessories and pretty new/vintage glassware. I wanted to show how you can combine vintage treasures with modern trends to get a beautiful, unique look perfect for a Bridesmaids Luncheon {for some shopping resources see this inspiration board}. Thrift […]

Ideas & Recipes to Host a Shrimp Boil #cwcolor

shrimp boil

I’m really excited to share this project with you guys today, because it goes back to my “roots” of hosting dinner parties with a theme. I also partnered with an iconic brand that I’ve grown up with – CorningWare®, and am showcasing their new colorful line appropriately called CW by CorningWare™. I was inspired by the red […]

Ideas, FREE Printables & Recipes for 4th of July Celebrations

4th of July

PIN this post I’m back after a 4 day hiatus due to some obligatory family travel this week. After driving over 1000 miles, stopping in 2 states, and sleeping in 3 beds in 3 nights, I’m SOOOO glad to be home and back to work! I have several projects in the works which I’m very […]