Best Neighborhoods to View Christmas Lights in DFW

The holidays are filled with traditions and there are always those few things that no holiday season is complete without.  Baking cookies, of course. Time spent with family. A fun cookie exchange or holiday party perhaps. And driving around town to look at Christmas lights. I remember loading up in my parent's minivan on Christmas Eve to go look at Christmas lights around town.  My mom would make hot cocoa and pour it into a giant thermos.  Then she would fill bags … [Read more...]

DIY Painted Farmhouse Cookbook Stand

As the year winds down I've started thinking about my New Year resolutions.  At the top of my list is cooking more meals and home and working on my kitchen organization. I want to get better at preparing meals for my family and add some new things to our menu rotation.  I needed a little extra motivation in this department, which is why created this DIY painted farmhouse cookbook stand.   Not only is it match perfectly with my kitchen decor, but it will also hopefully help … [Read more...]

Hot Salted Caramel Coffee

Winter is here and all I want to do is cuddle up by the fire with a good book and a piping hot cup of coffee. This winter warm up with this delicious recipe for Hot Salted Caramel Coffee made with JAVA HOUSE® cold brew. Salted caramel anything is a winner in my book, but when you add in coffee on a chilly afternoon, I'm in heaven.  A salted caramel caffeine heaven!  After the crazy hustle and bustle of the holiday season, there is nothing quite like a quiet afternoon holding a … [Read more...]

FloraCraft Hershey Kiss Holiday Wreath Kit

I recently had the privilege of going to Hershey, PA with Floracraft to demonstrate and talk all about the new Floracraft Hershey Kiss Holiday Wreath Kit.  It was such a fun experience, and I'm excited to tell you all about some of the highlights from the trip as well as show off the new FloraCraft Hershey Kiss Wreath Starter Kit. Hershey Chocolate World is a magical place where you can unwrap your chocolate adventure with all kinds of activities, attractions and lots and lots of … [Read more...]

How to Host a Holiday Cookie Exchange Party

Hosting a Holiday Cookie Exchange is one of the easiest ways to gather friends for an evening of sweets and fun. Not only does it give you a chance to spend time with your favorite people during this busy holiday season, but it also provides the added bonus of getting to try a bunch of different yummy cookie recipes.  After years of hosting our annual cookie swap, I decided to share my favorite tips to help you host an extraordinary holiday cookie exchange party of your … [Read more...]

How to Host a Holiday Gift Wrapping Party

The clock is ticking down and there are only 12 days until Christmas.  During the holidays there are so many things to do.  There are gifts to buy, parties to attend and presents to wrap.  Why not combine two of these for the ultimate way to catch up with friends and check things off your holiday to-do list and host a Holiday Gift Wrapping Party!     This holiday season turn a boring task into a fun holiday party with friends.  Stop wrapping presents … [Read more...]

Reindeer Games Holiday Class Party

When my oldest started kindergarten I couldn't wait to be the room mom to plan the class parties.  Fast forward 7 years and 3 kids later and I'm still loving my job as room mom.  This year I'm planning a Reindeer Games Holiday Class Party full of fun activities and themed treats. There is a reason Santa's reindeer are so popluar...they know how to have lots of fun. I've teamed up with Oriental Trading to show you how you can too with this festive reindeer themed party! When it … [Read more...]

Holly Jolly Holiday Party

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and The Coca-Cola Company. All opinions are mine alone. #MyHolidayEveryday #CollectiveBias The holidays are such a magical time of year, but they can also be an incredibly busy time of year. This year host a simple Holly Jolly Holiday party and spend time making memories with friends and family.  You are going to Fa La La La in LOVE with this Holly Jolly Holiday Party, and our Holly Jolly Punch recipe is going to be your go-to signature … [Read more...]

Poinsettias & Plaid Holiday Brunch

Throughout the holiday season, our homes are filled with friends, family and lots of delicious food.  This holiday season, host a stress-free Poinsettias & Plaid Holiday Brunch to kick off the festivities.    During the busy holiday season, there are lots of parties to attend,  brunch can be easier on both the guest and the host. It's actually one of my favorite parties we throw all year and today I've teamed up with Calloway's Nursery to show you how to host your own … [Read more...]

Farm to Table Dinner Experience with Uptown Farmhouse

Do you ever feel like life is speeding by at a breakneck speed?  With three active kids, a small business and constantly busy schedules it sometimes feels like it's impossible to slow down. I recently had the chance to escape the hustle and bustle for a farm to table dinner experience with Uptown Farmhouse. With such hectic schedules, I am always looking for experiences that allow us to unplug and reconnect with loved ones.  Squeezing in a date night is often a … [Read more...]