christmas gift guide 2015: for the hostess

December 4, 2015

I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving!  I hadn’t meant to stay away from the blog so long but it was just way too hard prying myself away from the hubby (who is home from deployment finally!) and my little miss!  With the holiday season already in full-swing, it’s time to get moving on…

Read More

flowers for mom

May 4, 2015

Mother’s Day is less than a week away!  In case you missed my gift guide last week, there’s still time to order something special for your momma, but if you’re short on time or ideas, flowers are always a great option – especially when they’re presented in a gorgeous vessel!  As much as I love…

Read More

mother’s day gift guide 2015

April 29, 2015

Now that I have my own munchkin, Mother’s Day is one of my favorite holidays to celebrate!  And not just because of the gifts (although, of course, they don’t hurt!)  If you’re looking for something special for yourself, your momma or any of the lovely ladies in your life with littles of their own, I…

Read More

easter weekend

April 6, 2015

I hope you all had a wonderful Easter!  I hadn’t meant to leave the blog hanging all last week, but things have been hella crazy; any and all free time went to wrapping up a few e-designs for two clients and I felt guilty blogging while trying to finish up their boards, but thankfully I’m…

Read More

snippets of christmas around here

December 19, 2014

Simple has been my motto for Christmas decorations the last few years.  Last year, I was 50% effaced and 2 cm dilated two and a half weeks before Christmas and, because I worked right up until then, I had to punch it into high gear to get the house decorated in case she arrived early. …

Read More

christmas gift guide: for the guys

December 10, 2014

Christmas shopping for my husband, dad and brothers used to stress me out to no end in the past.  I’m always obsessed with finding Christmas gifts that are both meaningful and thoughtful and, let’s face it, a sweater or a bottle of cologne usually falls short of both criteria (especially when shopping for the guy…

Read More

christmas gift guide: fab finds for less than $50

December 9, 2014

Gift giving is one of my absolute favorite things, but with the list of people to buy for seemingly increasing every year, it can be tricky trying to find great gift ideas on a budget.  While I personally think it’s way more challenging finding a gift on a small budget, I’m a firm believer that…

Read More

super easy fix for leftover christmas tree clippings!

December 5, 2014

When the first frost hits and I have to relocate the ginormous Boston ferns that flank my front door to shelter in the garage, the front porch looks always looks so incredibly empty, so I’m always on the hunt for ways to add some greenery that will last throughout the winter.  The local nursery we…

Read More

holiday decorations you can keep up all winter long!

December 1, 2014

I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving!  As much as I love the holiday, I was thrilled to have packed up all my fall decor and brought out the Christmas decorations! If I had my way, this year I’d have pulled everything out the day after Halloween.  It’s a whole new ballgame now that…

Read More

get the look: stunning thanksgiving table

November 26, 2014

With Thanksgiving a day away, I’m sure you already have your menu set and your shopping done and are ready to get your cook on, but if you’re still looking for ideas on how to set your table, have I got some jawdropping inspiration for you!  This Thanksgiving table setting by Claiborne and Lime took…

Read More