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Tips for trimming the Tree & the house

Tips for trimming the Tree & the house

Don’t you just love the way the house feels when it’s decorated for the Holiday’s?  The smell of fresh greens and twinkly lights provide a festive mood all month long.   Here’s some tips for trimming the tree and the house that will help keep everything […]

2018 Holiday Gift Guide

2018 Holiday Gift Guide

Giving is much more fun than receiving so I have put together a list of my favorite Holiday gifts for everyone from the cook to the fashionista!…Happy Gifting. THE COOK OLIVE OIL Whether used for dipping or heating top quality olive oil is a must […]

Ease The Stress of Holiday Entertaining

Ease The Stress of Holiday Entertaining

Entertaining is one of my favorite things to do,  but for many it can be very stressful, especially around the holidays. Below are 10 Tips to take the stress and financial burden out of holiday entertaining so you can enjoy the holidays and your guests. […]

Holiday Tablescapes

Holiday Tablescapes

If you’re hosting this Thanksgiving holiday it’s the perfect time to let your creative juices flow.  My favorite part of being the hostess is creating the tablescape and all the little details that make it special. We spend so much time and energy choosing a […]

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 […]