SUMMER COOKBOOK REVIEW :: 4 BOOKS FOR YOUR SHELF

cookbook review

I know many people belong to book clubs and love reading a good novel, but my book of choice has always been cookbooks, especially when they have accompanying photos of the dishes. I’ve been collecting some over the past couple of months and want to share some reviews with you. As good as the internet […]

BIRD’S PARTY MAGAZINE SPRING/SUMMER ’14

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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 […]

STYLISH KIDS’ PARTIES BOOK

stylish kids' parties giveaway

I’m really excited to support my friend Kelly today, and the release of her new book, Stylish Kids’ Parties.  Kelly is one of the few original party bloggers {The Party Dress} that started out around the same time as I, and soon turned her passion for design and styling into a line of stylish social […]

Book Reviews For The DIY-er

book review

Sitting in a comfortable spot {away from the computer} and flipping through REAL pages is still one of my favorite pastimes. This month I’ve chosen 2 books to review, and 1 magazine to tell you about. The first book is seasonal and you should get it asap for Halloween ideas, while the other is good […]

Books For The Do It Yourself-er

book review - DIY books

If there’s one thing I realized when we moved, it’s the fact that I have books…lots and lots of books! While some of them are classic novels and reference type books I’ve collected over the years, 90% of them are cookbooks, entertaining & party books, and home decorating books. I’m old school that way – […]

Library Themed Baby Shower {Guest Feature}

Library themed baby shower

What kind of baby shower do you throw for a teacher who loves to read? A library themed shower of course! This baby shower created by Lori of Elegant Affairs in Washington, has a couple of key focal points but they make a dramatic statement with their graphic backdrop and unconventional color choice. What I […]

Flavored Butter Recipes

blue cheese butter recipe

If you follow me on Instagram you probably saw me post this book recently, and a giveaway to come. Well, today’s the day you can enter to win a copy of Flavored Butters by Lucy Vaserfirer, and I’m sharing a couple of recipes from the book to get you excited about it. I chose one […]