Holidays

DIY New Ways to Decorate Eggs

Tired of the same store-bought dyes and brightly colored Easter eggs? These DIY new ways to decorate eggs will have you jumping for joy – like a bunny! From words, neons and mustaches to using teas and glitter, you’ll never go back to the store dyes ever again. I Mustache You a Question Easter Eggs …

Crowd-Pleasing Brunches Just in Time for Easter: Part 1

Easter is almost upon us, and in our home that means BRUNCH!  You may not know this, but I have experience feeding crowds.  We have five children, ages 15 to 27, and there are usually “extras” that are along for whatever feast we’re enjoying.  In fact, Easter has become one of my favorite holiday brunch …

Favorite Passover Treats

Passover is one of my favorite holidays. Not because of any presents or decorations, but because of the food. I love all the food involved – chicken soup with matzo balls, brisket and roasted veggies, charoses, and even gefilte fish with lots and lots of horseradish.  The food tastes comforting to me and it’s always fresh …

Easter Table Settings

With Easter right around the corner, these beautifully simple Easter table settings will help you to not only create the perfect table for your family and guests, but will be sure to inspire a love for the perfect spring table beyond the Easter holiday.   Simple and Rustic Egg Table Setting Grab your favorite mason …

Worry-free New Year’s Party Ideas

As the last days of 2013 are winding down, it’s time to start planning the arrival of a New Year. Don’t let hosting your own New Year’s Eve celebration become stressful.  We’re often a little weary and worn from all the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday festivities . . . food preparations, gifting, traveling, etc. Have …

Tips for a Luxe Holiday Home

It’s the time of year when friends and family gather, laugh and make memories: the perfect time to fluff up your home and make it feel extra special. Ready to step up your holiday decorating game and give your home the luxe treatment? Try these tricks to make your house feel warm and luxurious this …

Five Perfect Christmas Cookies

There is an annual Holiday tradition in my house called “Baking Day”. My father-in-law comes over and we roll up our sleeves in the kitchen together to do all sorts of holiday baking. He inherited his love of baking from his mother, and hopefully we will pass down this tradition to my son who also …

Rustic Pine Holiday Table

Rustic is one of my many styles, and this Rustic Pine dining room setting has the perfect amount of class and rustic charm all rolled into one.     Would you like to recreate this look for your own dining space? It all starts with the table! Weathered and distressed, this gorgeous table is perfect for …

Thankful For…

On this Thanksgiving holiday, I feel so blessed to share with you what I am most thankful for… This crazy bunch I call mine… Hearth and home… The glorious colors of fall that finally made an appearance… New opportunities for growth and travel in the past year… And this reminder to be thankful in all …

Special Touches to Give Thanks this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is one my most favorite times of the year. For me it is sort of the official kickoff to family get-togethers, delicious meals, and a time to reflect on all the wonderful things we have to be thankful for.  Traditions develop and end up sticking around for years to come.  At my family Thanksgiving …

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