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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 …

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 …

Summertime Ice Cream Treats

Great summers are filled with picnics, lazy days by the pool, and lots of ice cream. My three reasons why ice cream should be tops on everyone’s list as America’s go-to summertime favorite: 1.  It’s hassle-free, effortlessly easy to prepare. 2.  Flavors are literally limitless! 3.  Nearby farmer’s markets are bursting with fresh ingredients. I make a basic homemade …

Happy Mood Makeover

Color has been shown to affect mood. For example, yellow is associated with feelings of warmth and cheerfulness; green, with nature and tranquility; orange, with excitement and energy. So, if you want to create a happy mood in your home, infusing it with colors associated with feelings of happiness is the way to go. Here …

15 Easy Ways to Show You Care

  Set one foot inside your nearest convenience store and it’s clear from the pink and red explosion of heart shaped merchandise that Valentine’s Day is fast upon us.  Now, don’t get me wrong.  I’m hardly one to despise the deemed “Hallmark Holiday”.  I actually find Valentine’s Day’s warm fuzzy intentions a welcomed reprieve from …

Marsala in Your Home: Pantone Color of the Year 2015

Happy New Year!  We couldn’t possibly discuss decor in early 2015 without exploring Pantone’s newest color of the year.  The color gurus at Pantone have decided that Marsala must hold center stage this year.   It would almost seem that what’s old is new again (remember the burgundies and wines of the nineties?).  But upon …

How to Be Clutter-Free in 2015

Is one of your new year’s resolutions to get organized? I’ve been cleaning out the clutter in our house and it’s amazing how much better I feel when the clutter is gone. Here are my tips for how to be clutter-free in 2015! 1. Don’t Let Papers Pile Up. I’m a pile person. What I …

Not Your Everyday Christmas Cookies

The Christmas season is here. Time for family, friends, shopping, and baking! If you’re tired of the same ol’ sugar cookies, check out these yummy cookies. Not your everyday Christmas cookies, for sure! These Peppermint Bonbon Cookies are always a favorite at my friend Cynthia’s book club: A gooey chocolate center and crunchy peppermint – yum! Something …

Spooky Halloween Treats (Part 2)

Halloween is a great time to get a little creepy and funky with your desserts. Creativity works at its finest during this holiday — whether you’re planning your costume, a haunted house or party, or simply a cupcake, Halloween is time to go all out! Can you tell it’s one of my favorite days of …

Halloween Decorating Ideas

It’s almost here!  That spooky-ooky time of year that brings out the ghoul in us!  Halloween gives us that fun opportunity to decorate for a short period of time before turning our thoughts to the holidays.  You probably already have your pumpkins and mums, but you might need some fresh ideas to celebrate the fun …

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