HOW TO MAKE A BOOK PAGE WREATH

November 29, 2021

I said I’d never make another one of these book page wreaths years ago because they were so time consuming, but then fast forward almost a decade and here I am, hot gluing my fingers together and absolutely eating my words! I used to make these for friends and family back when I didn’t have…

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HOW WE KEEP OUR TREE ALIVE THROUGH THE NEW YEAR

November 28, 2021

I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving and are easing into decorating for the most wonderful time of the year! We spent the holiday up north, but drove home Saturday so we could grab a tree before they were all gone and boy, did we find a beauty of a nine footer! If it…

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GIFT GUIDE 2021: FOR HER

November 16, 2021

For the first time EVER, I’ve actually made my way through more than half my Christmas list well before Thanksgiving, so I’m kicking off the unofficial start of the holiday season today with a gift guide for the ladies in our lives – friends, sisters, mommas and wives who deserve a little something special! For…

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A BLUE AND WHITE TABLE FOR VALENTINE’S DAY

January 29, 2021

I’ve never been one to go all out for Valentine’s Day, but now that I have children, every holiday is an excuse to celebrate! While we currently have paper heart chains and construction paper heart cutouts hung and taped on every surface to satisfy the littles, I have my sights set on a sweet but…

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AN ALL-NATURAL TABLE SETTING FOR CHRISTMAS

December 11, 2020

This week on Instagram, I joined a fabulously talented group of ladies to share some entertaining and decorating tips for the holidays with everything from a Christmas-inspired cocktail to mantle decor, cookie recipes, a beautiful floral arrangement and, of course, a table setting by yours truly! (You can find all the photos and videos in…

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SHOP SMALL: HIGH STREET MARKET

November 30, 2020

I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving and are off to a great start with your holiday shopping! I took a little social media break to spend some much-needed time with family but today I’m kicking off my return to the blog with some goodies from one of my favorite small businesses, High Street…

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GIFT GUIDE: FOR THE HOST /HOSTESS /ENTERTAINER

November 24, 2020

One of my favorite things about shopping for friends and family members at Christmas is buying something special that they wouldn’t normally buy for themselves; after the year that we’ve all had, every one of us deserves a little something luxurious, right?! Whether you’re shopping for a little something to bring for your host or…

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BEAUTIFUL NEW DESIGN BOOKS TO ADD TO YOUR CHRISTMAS LIST

November 17, 2020

There is nothing I get more excited about arriving in the mail than a beautiful new design or coffee table book; they are the ultimate decorative accessory because they add so much color and interest and really tell a lot about the people who own them! I also love to give them to friends or…

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GIFT GUIDE: FOR THE GUY WHO HAS EVERYTHING

November 16, 2020

Every year, I promise myself that I’m going to get all my Christmas shopping done by 1 December and every year, I’m running around like a chicken with my head cut off, shopping for gifts well into the month, lol! This year, with every single retail and online store gently warning us about shipping delays…

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christmas table setting

December 26, 2019

I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and are enjoying these marvelously lazy days in between then and New Year’s lounging in pj’s, in blissful unawareness of what day or date it is (with a cocktail somewhere in there, as well!)  That’s exactly how we are spending ours and, after a ridiculously chaotic Christmas…

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