Inspiration

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 …

Celebrate with Red, White, & Blue Desserts

Fourth of July is the perfect time to gather friends and family for food, fun, and fireworks.  Keep your gathering festive by preparing a patriotic red, white, and blue dessert for your guests.   There are loads of options for colorful desserts, so first decide how easy or involved your want your treat to be. If …

Heart Shaped Food for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is an easy opportunity to show our loved ones we care.  Why not go the extra mile and add some heart shaped food to your menu for the day?  Kick things off with these straight-from-the-heart eats! Breakfast Don’t go bacon my heart Source: We’re Calling Shenanigans Sweet Treat Cinnamon Rolls Source: Rasa Malaysia …

Five Quick Room Refreshes!

Ever look around your home and just long for something to perk things up a bit?  If you don’t want to dive into a big redecorating project, now is a great time to do a quick refresh around your home.  Today I’m sharing five quick refreshes that will breathe new life into your rooms. Paint …

Mantleless Stocking Displays

“’Twas the night before Christmas, when all thro’ the house, Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there,” wrote the nineteenth century poet Clement Clarke Moore in the iconic opening lines of his poem, A Visit from …

Fall Perfect Pumpkin Fluff Treat

  Looking for a fun, yet easy, fall dessert? Look no further! This amazingly simple recipe known as Pumpkin Fluff is perfect for all of your fall festivities.   This amazing pumpkin dip recipe is a staple at my family’s annual Halloween get-together. Pumpkin Fluff is exactly what it sounds like … a light and …

Favorite Outdoor Furniture Trends

Warm spring temperatures mean that summer is right around the corner. Are you ready to update your outdoor space for summer? Here are my favorite outdoor furniture trends this year: Taking the indoors out.     Mohawk Home Tofino Chevron Indoor/Outdoor Rug from the Oasis Collection Outdoor furniture used to consist of metal and plastic chairs. …

Mood Board – Fresh Farmhouse Finds

The eclectic farmhouse style takes us back to a simpler time when folks watched the sun instead of a clock and a hard day’s work was rewarded with a home-cooked meal and good night’s rest. The style is homey and comforting, a blend of unpretentious materials that have their own timeworn artistry. Furniture and fixtures …

Cottage Style Decor

When I say “cottage style decor,” the picture of what that looks like instantly comes to mind. It’s a distinctive, relaxed style that can be customized to any home. Here are ways to add this style to your home’s decor. (1) White and Bright A trademark of cottage style is the use of white and light …

Hollywood Glamour for Your Home

Awards season is here and the Internet is buzzing about Hollywood’s most glamorous night, the Academy Awards. The beautiful stars, couture gowns and camera-ready lifestyles – the Oscars are a time to see and be seen. While we may never get an invitation to a red carpet after party, we can introduce Hollywood glamour in …

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