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...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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“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...

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The Great Burger Giveaway with Yumms Burger Press & More!

Grilling season is nearly here in the Midwest.  Invitations to the backyard barbecue will soon go out.  Memorial Day marks the unofficial start to summertime . . . and I love it. Outdoor entertaining, delicious grilled food, warm conversations and kids running around...

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My name is Kristen. I'm a former Wedding & Event Planner blogging about fun ways to celebrate each and every day and the special occasions of life. Here you'll find inspiration for family fun, children's activities, party planning and a faith-filled life.