How to Host a Fun & Easy Ladies’ Morning

 This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, INC. and The Coca-Cola Company, all opinions are mine alone. #DunkinatGiantEagle #CollectiveBias Have you been beyond busy the last couple of months?  With a new writing project, our big yard improvements and the usual busyness of family … [Read more...]

Quick Tips for Planning a July 4th Brunch

I love the 4th of July!  Our town puts on the cutest, family-centered Old Glory Day celebrations.  But because this takes up much of the afternoon and I still like to have friends over at some point during the day, brunch seems like the most logical option. Here are some quick tips for hosting … [Read more...]

How to Make a Delicious Waffle Bar Your Guests Will Love

  If you are looking for a fun and easy breakfast idea, look no further.  This waffle bar is it!  It requires only basic prep work before your guests arrive and the build-your-own style menu is fun for all. A couple weeks ago, I hosted a Norwex Party with friends and family.  Are you … [Read more...]

10 Party Items Not to Pass Up at a Garage Sale

If you love entertaining and throwing parties, but you don't like spending a lot of money, you need to hit the spring and summer garage sales!  I have scored so many great deals on treasures from garage sales and flea markets that I now use for entertaining, tablescapes and party decor. If you see … [Read more...]

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...]

Mini Pumpkin Pies for an Easy Family Game Night

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.  All opinions are mine alone. #EffortlessPies #CollectiveBias If you've been following along in my weekly newsletters, you know that we switched schools this year for my kids.   To say it has been a challenge is an … [Read more...]

The Best Garage Sale Find of the Year

Do you like entertaining?  Let me tell you about my best garage sale find of the year and why you might want to start searching, too! All spring, I looked at garage sales and flea markets for a beverage cart.  I wanted a wooden cart (affiliate) but only seemed to find the retro metal ones.  That … [Read more...]

How to Make a Bagel Stand

Did you catch last week's fun breakfast for a kids' sleepover?  Milk, fruit cups and a bagel bar with a DIY chalkboard serving tray.  But what I didn't show was how I made these adorable bagel stands.  And that, I saved for today.  Whether you're serving bagels or doughnuts, these display … [Read more...]