Pineapple Citrus Cooler for a New Year’s Brunch

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.  All opinions are mine alone. #EmergenCRecipes #CollectiveBias I love any reason to celebrate.  However, there is something uniquely special about throwing a New Year's party.  Maybe I am just sentimental, but I love … [Read more...]

Gift Guide: For the Hostess

Are you looking for fun gift ideas for the person who loves to entertain? Here is a collection of 15 items, each under $25, perfect for delighting the hostess! >> And if you happen to be that hostess, just send this link to your husband.  He will be grateful for the ideas. (This post … [Read more...]

How to Make a Chalkboard Serving Tray for a Fun Kids’ Breakfast

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.  All opinions are mine alone.  #BetterBreakfast #CollectiveBias Are you a serving tray junkie?  I cannot walk by serving trays in the store without melting and wanting to take home each one.  I see beautiful glasses, … [Read more...]

How to Make Birds Nests for a Ladies Brunch

I have found a new little obsession this spring.  (Remember last summer's obsession?)  Maybe my new preoccupation is because I have desperately waited for spring to actually arrive.  Or possibly, it is simply because these things are plain old sweet.  But I cannot seem to get enough of birds nests, … [Read more...]

How to Make New Wood Look Worn for a Rustic Split Bouquet

This little project combines three things I love:  rustic wood, mason jars and fresh flowers.  It is simple in design and will look lovely on your dining table, window sill, nightstand or hearth.  Believe me . . . I've moved it all over the place.  My favorite spot, however, would be to display it … [Read more...]

How to Make a Beautiful Spring Centerpiece with Flowers and Candy

  Today, I have a lovely spring centerpiece that will look gorgeous on your table.  Instead of flowers arranged around a vase filled with stacked candies, this arrangement nestles the candy atop the flowers, inviting your friends and family to gather near to taste sweet treats and enjoy the … [Read more...]

25 Inspiring Tablescapes That Will Make You Say Hello Spring

Are you ready for Spring?  I can't wait to don the winter coats and hats to feel the warmer breezes and see the flowers bloom.  (By the way, if you want to come plant flowers in my new construction mud pit, please do!) But to inspire your spring tablescapes, I have 25 stunning images that will … [Read more...]

The Day I Realized My Obsession with Chairs

I was driving down the road, coming home from school one day and passed by a little garage sale.  Just beyond the canopy attached to the garage, I saw it. It caught my eye and drew me like a magnet.  I didn't have time to stop but that internal debate happened momentarily as I fought with my … [Read more...]

“A Heart Like His” Tea Party

Have you ever spent 10 weeks with a group of ladies, delving into the Word, sharing deeply and growing together?  I spent about 10 years with the same lovely group of women doing one Bible Study after the next and loving it.  There is something special about studying the Bible in depth while … [Read more...]