Heidi Milton

Ten Creative Cupcakes to Welcome Summer

Summer is ripe with celebrations of all kinds — wedding showers, end-of-school parties, graduation celebrations, Fourth of July, and pool parties galore.  I host more than my fair share of gatherings during this busy season, so spare me the cake cutting!  One of my favorite sweet treats to offer my guests when I’m entertaining is a …

Treat Yourself! {8 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas}

Mother’s Day is right around the corner and not only is it a great time to honor your special mother, it’s a wonderful opportunity to treat yourself, too.  When I think about what treat yourself means, I think about those things it would be nice to have or to do, but that I would never …

Not Your Grandmother’s Floral Decor

This is the time of year you see them everywhere — fashion, paper goods, home decor.  Fresh florals are everywhere you look but how do you incorporate them into your decor without it looking stuffy?   Let’s take a peek at some fresh approaches to florals in decor. Wallpaper is making a comeback.  And these fresh …

Decorate with Plaid (It’s Not Just for Winter!)

Happy National Tartan Day!! When I think of plaid, I always think of fall and holiday — cozy wool throws and pillows in dark paneled rooms by the fire.  But these days there are light and refreshing plaids in home decor that defy that stereotype.  Who knew? I love all the fresh plaids I see …

Simple Spring Entertaining Tips

Now that we’ve officially welcomed spring, my thoughts always turn to getting together with friends and family.  After being hunkered down during the winter months, I’m ready to throw open my home and fill it with light and loved ones.  And with the spring schedule being what it usually is,  I know that the best …

Five Ways to Welcome Spring!

We’ve had a handful of balmy days here in Georgia, and I’m now officially longing for the warmer days to come and stay.  Spring is a great time to hit the reset button around your home; so let’s embrace the first day of spring with some “to do’s”! source 1.  Take it outside.  Even if …

Done in a Day (or Less!): Easy DIY Watercolor Shamrock

While we long for that spring weather, it’s time to refresh our home decor with some fun touches to welcome warmer days.  If you’re like me and the spring schedule ramps up long before the temperatures rise and buds pop out,  you need quick and easy projects to reset your home.  Today I’m sharing one …

Cozy Soups & Stews for Winter Meals

Oh my goodness, have we all been in the deep freeze or what?  Spring can’t get here fast enough but in the meantime, we are enjoying lots of evenings at home in front of the fire.  And cold weather means I’m putting lots of hot soups and stews on the menu to ward off the …

It’s Mardi Gras Time!

I never missed a Mardi Gras during my four years of college in New Orleans, and even now the sight of purple, gold, and green together brings back fond memories of fun, food, and festivities leading up to Ash Wednesday.  Even if you’re not a seasoned Mardi Gras attendee, you can still enjoy the fun …

Simple Winter Decor

The holiday decorations have been stowed away and maybe you have decluttered to start fresh for the new year.   This is the perfect time to enjoy some decor for the winter season.  I love to keep it fresh, cozy, and simple in the wake of the holiday chaos.   If you’re in need of some winter …

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