Colorful Spring Pinwheel Decorations

Pinwheel, pinwheel, spinning around. Look at my Pinwheel and see what I've found. Pinwheel, pinwheel, where have you been? I’m kind of obsessed with pinwheels.  There is just something about those little spinning things that reminds me of spring and childhood. They remind me of carefree, playful afternoons while a warm breeze gently blows all around.  I think they are such a whimsical and fun way to add a little flair to any occasion including your home decor. And, you will … [Read more...]

Last Minute Gift Ideas for Everyone on Your List

This post is being sponsored by Tuesday Morning. All thoughts and opinions are my own. The other day my daughter was on the computer checking out The Santa Tracker when she excitedly announced to the family that the big guy’s sleigh launch was in only 8 days, 14 hours and 7 minutes. All the kids were super excited by this news, but my stomach just dropped and panic mode set in a little. With so little time left it’s tempting to just go binge on gift cards, but I really wanted to let the … [Read more...]

Tips for Hosting the Ultimate Pool Party

Summer entertaining is one of my all time favorite things.  Memorial Day is just around the corner, school is almost out and the start of summer is finally here!  It's time to dust off the pool toys, spruce up your patio and gather family and friends for the ultimate summer pool party!  I've teamed up with Tuesday Morning to share a few key tips for hosting the ultimate pool party. I am a firm believer that entertaining doesn't have to be stressful or overly complicated. … [Read more...]

How to Create a Stylish Table Setting for Easter Brunch

Easter is just around the corner and it's time to start thinking about Easter Egg Hunts, Easter dresses and of course Easter Brunch.  I am a big fan of brunch and plan lots of my celebrations around this low-key, sorta fancy, definitely delicious meal.  I teamed up with Tuesday Morning to show you how easy it is to bring the fresh look of springtime to your table, and get your celebration hopping with a stylish bunny themed Easter Brunch table setting.   By now, you I am … [Read more...]

Creative Christmas Gift Wrapping Ideas & Techniques

You've picked out the perfect presents for everyone on your list and now it's time to put them under the tree. I have partnered with Tuesday Morning to share creative Christmas gift wrapping ideas and techniques to help you wrap your gifts with a little extra holiday cheer and impress everyone on your Christmas list this year. I believe that a beautifully wrapped gift can show the special people in your life just how much you really care. I personally love receiving beautifully wrapped … [Read more...]

Fall Entertaining: Harvest Dinner Party

September has arrived and which means I can official switch gears and start preparing for my favorite season. I love this time of year, the cooler temperatures and the brilliant hues of Autumn always make me feel like celebrating. Fall is a season for falling leaves, football, family and friends. I've teamed up with Tuesday Morning to share a fabulous and fun fall fete that will get you in the mood to celebrate the season. This harvest inspired party is a great way to welcome fall. Host 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...]

How to Host the Ultimate Super Bowl Party

Are you ready for some football?!?  Even though my favorite team isn't playing in the big game on Sunday I'm still excited about Super Bowl 50 and can't wait to host the ultimate Super Bowl Party with our friends and family.  Here in Texas we take our football seriously ,and I love entertaining friends and making creative recipes like our Referee Coke Floats or Creamy Jalapeno Dip on game day. I've teamed up with Tuesday Morning to share my favorite tips, recipes and crafts to help you host … [Read more...]