How to Make an Empty Tomb Cake

Today, I have a fun and easy way to celebrate the Risen Savior, and as so many things around here do, it involves cake! The most profound aspect of Christianity is that Jesus died for the penalty of our sins and conquered death when He rose from the grave.  We don't serve a dead savior.  On 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...]

How a Little Fun & Warmth Can Renew Your Perspective

  Do you make it a point to take family vacations?  Last year with the house being built, we didn't do a family vacation other than one night to Niagara Falls (which I am proud to say finally broke the vacation vomit streak of 4 years.  We used to say, "It isn't a family vacation until … [Read more...]

Free Zootopia Printables Your Kids Will Love

  Have you seen the trailers for the movie, Zootopia?  My entire family loves the scene with the sloths at the BMV and not just because my son's favorite animal happens to be the sloth.  We cannot wait to see the movie!     If your kids are as excited as mine each time … [Read more...]

My Top Valentine’s Day Picks from Etsy

  Whether you're talking Valentine's Day decor or gifts, I love the uniqueness of items found on Etsy.  There is a one-of-a-kind treasure for everyone and it is an opportunity to support small businesses. Here is my collection of top picks for all things LOVE found on Etsy: (This post … [Read more...]

Blue Without You Care Package

In just a few short weeks, my niece is coming home from an internship in Wisconsin.  We are so excited and cannot wait for her return! For the longest time, I had been wanting to send her a care package.  I loved the yellow sunshine package all over Pinterest.  But because we are blue when she is … [Read more...]

A Unique Anniversary Gift I LOVE!

Oh friends!  I've been so excited to share this gorgeous and unique anniversary gift idea for a special couple.  From Uncommon Goods, comes this Reclaimed Wine Barrel Serving Tray.  And let me tell you:  it is simply stunning! But first a word about the company it came from because I think you'll … [Read more...]

7 Patriotic Crafts for your Tabletop

As I was searching for inspiring patriotic tablescapes, I kept coming across awesome patriotic crafts to add your Fourth of July tables.  Take a look and let me know which is your favorite. DIY Flag Table Runner from Everyday Dishes. Easy color from Today's Creative Life. Crepe Paper design … [Read more...]

13 Inspiring Patriotic Tables

I love Fourth of July Parties!  And I love browsing Pinterest to find gorgeous inspiration for tablescapes.  So, I have put together a little collection of my favorite patriotic tables to inspire your own celebration. Incidentally, I have always wanted to host a blow-out, fantastic Fourth of July … [Read more...]

Graduation Party Desserts in School Colors

Are you looking for ideas for graduation party desserts?  Show your school spirit and make these delicious treats in the graduate's school colors. Last weekend was my nephew's graduation party.  I cannot believe he has graduated and will be starting college in the fall. He was 5 years old when … [Read more...]