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...]

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 $2 Tassel Garland

I love making my own party decorations.  But what I love it even more is when it costs a fraction of what you can buy it for in the store.  Today, I am showing you how to make a simple tassel garland for only $2. The secret that makes this tassel garland so inexpensive is that I used $1 … [Read more...]

How to Make Simple, Yet Gorgeous Dollar Tree Luminaries

(This post contains my affiliate links.) Oh friends, when my eyes caught a glance of these decorative glass bottles, I knew I had to do something fun!  And with a quick little addition, for a whopping total of 2 bucks, I made Dollar Tree Luminaries. Not only are the luminaries ultra easy to … [Read more...]