How to Plan an Outdoor Movie Night

Now playing on a lawn near you, a fun summer flick under the stars.  This summer kick-off the season with an outdoor movie night.  As the heat from the long summer days subsides and the evenings cool off it's the perfect time to entertain guest.  We've partnered with Enbrighten Cafe Lights by Jasco to show you how easy it is to plan an outdoor movie night. Our family loves going to the movies, but it can get expensive when you have to buy high priced movie tickets and overpriced snacks for a … [Read more...]

Memorial Day BBQ

Memorial Day is the unofficial start of the summer season, and with it comes the promise of carefree days, pool parties and BBQs. This year kick off the summer season with a Memorial Day BBQ. Outdoor entertaining is one of my favorite things because it doesn't have to be elaborate or costly.  All you need is simple and delicious food, great company and a festive atmosphere.  I am hanging out on the Tuesday Morning blog sharing everything you will need to throw your own festive Memorial Day … [Read more...]

Top 10 Tips for a Stress-Free Picnic

Picnics are one of my favorite things about summertime. It doesn't matter if it's the spur-of-the-moment sandwiches on the lawn, or the meticulously-planned feasts that you pack and take with you to an event. Seriously, what’s not to love about sitting out in nature, enjoying great company and a plate full of delicious food?  Today I am hanging out with my friends from World Market sharing my Top 10 Tips for a Stress-Free Picnic. With summer quickly approaching it's the perfect time to plan a … [Read more...]

Cucumber and Onion Salad + Giveaway

It's that time of year again for backyard BBQs, pool parties, trips to the beach and dining al fresco. Outdoor entertaining is the best, it doesn't demand anything elaborate, just simple food and good company.  This Cucumber and Onion Salad will quickly become one of your go-to recipes this summer, it's light, refreshing and incredibly simple to make. As the weather turns warmer I can't think of anything better than moving the party outdoors. Which is why I am so excited to share my friend … [Read more...]

Almond Joy Granola Parfait

Disclosure: I’m proud to be working with CVS Pharmacy to help spread the word about their tasty and better-for-you Gold Emblem and Gold Emblem abound exclusive snack lines. All opinions expressed are my own, and all product claims or program details shared should be verified at CVS.com or with the appropriate manufacturers The weather is warmer, school is almost out and there are lots of reasons to celebrate. Whether you are celebrating mom on Mother's Day, packing a picnic for a summer concert … [Read more...]

Waffle Bar Brunch

I'm a big fan of brunch, especially for entertaining and holidays.  It is much more laid back than hosting a dinner party and you and your guest don't have to get up early to mix and mingle. Brunch is always a good idea. And a Waffle Bar Brunch is a brilliant idea! Don't fret with waiting at crowded restaurants or having to cook this Mother's Day, host a Waffle Bar Brunch to celebrate the women in your life. All I wanted for Mother's Day this year is to sleep in and to not have to cook. But, … [Read more...]

April Showers Inspired Baby Shower

Shower mom-to-be with lots of love and gifts with an adorable April Showers inspired baby shower. I love entertaining, so when my sister asked me to help her with a baby shower she was throwing for a friend I couldn't help but say yes. It has been a long time since I've thrown a baby shower, but I can't think of a sweeter way to welcome a new baby than with a party! Since the shower is being hosted this month and the new bundle of joy will arrive next month, we used the age old saying "April … [Read more...]

Rain Boot Flower Arrangement

April showers bring baby showers and an adorable Rain Boot Flower Arrangement. This adorable flower arrangement is perfect for a spring themed party or April Showers themed baby shower. I am planning a baby shower with the theme "April Showers" and I found some of the cutest party supplies to create an extraordinary party for the mom-to-be.  I loved the idea of including cute little rain boots in the decor that could also double as a gift for the mom-to-be.  When I spotted these adorable … [Read more...]

Easter Bunny Napkins

Complete your Easter brunch table setting with these adorable and easy to make Easter Bunny Napkins.  This step-by-step tutorial will show you how to fold your paper napkins into cute little bunnies that your guest will love. I love celebrating holidays with my families and I've always believed in making those moments extraordinary, but as our lives get busier and busier it's important that they are achievable too.  I don't have the time or energy to stress myself out about creating the … [Read more...]

Slam Dunk Coke Float

We are a sports family. We love watching our favorite teams and cheering them on, whether we are at the game or watching the TV from the comfort of our living room it's a great way to spend time and create memories together.  I can't think of a better way to cheer on your favorite team and celebrate unbelievable moments than with a delicious Slam Dunk Coke Float! While I've always been a fan of sports and even played them growing up, after I married my husband I discovered that he spent a lot … [Read more...]