Paper Flower Tutorial

As part of my "Will you be my bridesmaid?" box for Jared the Galleria of Jewelry, I made pretty paper flowers to cover the wooden box the bridesmaid's gift was given in. These are completely { Read More! }


DIY Will you be my bridesmaid? box tutorial

Popping the Question: A DIY “Will You Be My Bridesmaid?” Box

I was asked to participate in the #BRIDEnBEYOND program, sponsored by Jared® The Galleria Of Jewelry. Although I have been compensated, all opinions are my own. One of the most exciting things { Read More! }

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Holiday Cooking with the Party Time Linky

Let the Party Time Linky help you find some new recipes, games or inspiration for your next party or family gathering.  The Holiday's are here and for most of us, that means lots of cooking!  Last week on the Party Time Linky we had 35 parties link up and quite a few offered new recipes to try.  The most { Read More! }


What to Donate to Food Pantries to Help Others Celebrate

For years, when asked to donate to food drives, I admit I reached in the pantry and grabbed whatever random thing was in there that wasn't going into my own personal dinner for the week. There was a bit of thoughtlessness to this act of charity when I really should have been thinking, "What is going to { Read More! }


Christmas Wonderful – A Linky Full of Holiday Craft Inspiration

There are so many places to look for holiday craft inspiration this time of year; I always love being able to glance through big lists of craft projects to be able pick out a few Christmas favorite and make something fun. You may have seen Design Dazzle's 5th annual Christmas Wonderful series is in { Read More! }


Instant Appetizers: Recipes for Last Minute Entertaining

When I think about last minute entertaining, I'm reminded of an old southern cookbook I own where the author talks about a favorite family recipe "lane cake." The recipe is good, but what is most amusing about it is the reason it got it's name. It's a cake they can make in the time it takes the preacher to { Read More! }


Coffee and Cravings Baby Shower

My dear dear friend Meg is finally getting the chance to be a mom for a second time. All of us are totally thrilled for her! There was no question her second bambino was going to get a baby shower, but Meg really isn't the cute fuzzy bunny, birds and little pink elephants baby shower type--it's just not her { Read More! }