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Hosting a “Mad Hatter Tea party” Baby Shower

Hosting a “Mad Hatter Tea party” Baby Shower

Co-Ed Baby Showers have become pretty common, but it can be difficult to find a theme that’s fun for both the guys and the girls.   A “Mad Hatter Tea Party” is perfect for co-ed showers because the story really is an acid trip adult fairy […]

Transform a Deli flower Bouquet into chic arrangements

Transform a Deli flower Bouquet into chic arrangements

Flowers are sure to make even the smallest of gatherings extra special.   Often they are seen as a luxury due to high prices when going to a flower shop,  so this expense can easily end up being cut from the budget.  Here’s how to take […]

Turn Your bedroom into your sanctuary

Turn Your bedroom into your sanctuary

We could all use a place that envelops us and shuts out the outside world…so turn your bedroom into your sanctuary by creating a space that makes you feel relaxed, inspired and sexy! A note to my single friends…if you build it they will come! […]

The House is Dressed for Christmas!

The House is Dressed for Christmas!

One of my favorite things to do when decorating for the holidays,  is going through all of the ornaments we have collected over the years and the new ones I have collected during our travels that year.  It always brings back great memories of Christmas’s […]

Recipes from our Friends-giving Feast

Recipes from our Friends-giving Feast

There is never a lack of  laughter or food when our tribe gets together, and this Friendsgiving was no exception.  Side dishes are some of my favorite things and we always have quite a few, some made from old family recipes, others from of the […]

Have a Seat at the Table

Have a Seat at the Table

A few weeks before any gathering or event the excitement starts to kick in as the ideas start flowing, with all the ways to make it special. Let simple things inspire you like, fall foliage, your favorite cashmere sweater,  that new pair of boots…remembering your first […]

National Adoption Day!

National Adoption Day!

Today is National Adoption Day! As we head into the Holiday Season families from all over the world will gather together to celebrate. It is important to remember the thousands of children who need a family…and the impact that having one can make on their […]

Friends-Giving…Creating the Tablescape

Friends-Giving…Creating the Tablescape

For years we have been gathering for Friends -Giving, taking turns as the host for the day.  This year it’s my turn, so I will be preparing the Turkey, mashed potatoes, and my famous cornbread stuffing with roasted pecans (see recipe at bottom pf page). […]