DIY: 13 Things You Can Create For Your Holiday Table

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Happy Friday! Another week closer to Thanksgiving and now it is time for everyone to start their panic engines.  Have you started your menu?  Have you planned family activities?  Have you thought about how you are going to style your table?  Buffet?  Sit down? The list goes on and on and on. I’m here to help Today … [Read more...]

12 Things To Have On Hand For Last Minute Summer Get-Togethers

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Good morning! I hope you all are refreshed and recharged after the long holiday weekend.  We were out of town for a baseball tournament – it was a nice break for us.   Since Memorial Day is the official kick-off to the summer season, I thought it would be fun to come up with a list of some items that we should all have on … [Read more...]

Scrap Those Ugly Cupcake Stands For One Of These!

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Happy Friday! Are you all starting the holiday weekend early?  We will be as of this afternoon… after some more work out in the shop, Joey’s haircut, a few loads of laundry and a dreaded phone call to Verizon to deal with a faulty phone. Can we not all agree that there is no bigger waste of time than dealing with cell … [Read more...]

A Whipped Up Big Fat Project FAIL!

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I had this great idea the other day when I was making pudding for Joey.  Or so I thought anyway. I wanted to create whipped cream cutouts as pudding toppers to put on this: “This will be so simple.” Ha! Not so fast. First, I used two tubs of Cool Whip to spread out in my jelly roll pan. THEN I … [Read more...]

How To Make A Spring Salad With Easy Food Art

Use food art to create a spring salad using cucumbers, tomatoes, carrots and wheat grass

Do you ever wish that you could be a food stylist when you grow up?    Do you ever play with your food? Do you like to entertain?  If so, then I have the perfect post for you today.   Cucumber Floral Garnish: After slicing and cutting the cucumber with a small flower cookie cutter, add a … [Read more...]

DIY: Miniature Hand-Tied Stick Easels. Perfect for…

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Place cards.  Business cards. Photos. And more.   Good morning!   Ok, so remember those hand-tied stick stars I made for the holidays?  Well, I received a lot of compliments on those – their simplicity, the natural beauty, the ease. I wanted more compliments   so I decided I better go gather … [Read more...]

Design Trend For 2013: The Cocktail Bar

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Remember watching old movies of mid-century glamour? Or the old black and white television shows where the Mrs. was a homemaker eagerly awaiting for the Mr. to come home from work? You know which ones I’m talking about….where he would kiss his wife hello and then wander over to a carefully placed beverage … [Read more...]

Add This Little Detail To Your Entertaining!

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Good morning! Just a quick and simple suggestion for your holiday entertaining. We all know presentation is everything, so don’t just offer up any wine goblet or glass to your guests. Take 60 seconds and dress them up a little. Just tie a bell on it and you have an instant accessory that is sure to put smile on … [Read more...]