Modern Garden Floral Arrangement

Last Spring my daughter and I were honored to be asked to put together a large-scale floral arrangement to be displayed at the pulpit of our church for an important meeting. We were given a modest budget and instructions that it would be on a shallow shelf, so the arrangement couldn’t be too deep. Other […]

Princesses and Pumpkins — A Cinderella Birthday

With Disney’s new Cinderella movie on DVD, and pumpkins popping up in markets everywhere, I couldn’t wait any longer to show you the over-the-top birthday party I threw for my daughter last fall inspired by that fairy tale. It may very well be the most over-the-top birthday party I have thrown to date. I told […]

16 de Septiembre Mexican Meal

I know everyone makes a big deal about Cinco de Mayo, but today is actually Mexican Independence Day, on September 16. If you are looking for a reason to enjoy some delicious Mexican food (and who isn’t, right?), why not cook up a simple dinner party for your family or friends? These images are from […]

Cute and Clever Valentines from 2015

If you follow me on Instagram, this post may look rather familiar. While the blog was kind of quiet, I was overgramming over on instagram. These are the valentines I sent with my elementary school students for their friends for Valentine’s Day. The joke valentine is a printable from the always-clever Erika over at Yellow […]

Festive Flower Arrangement with The Bouqs

Disclosure: Thanks to The Bouqs for sponsoring this post! You probably know by now that I adore fresh flowers! If I could always have a bouquet of fresh flowers in my home, I would and I would smile each time I passed by them. I’ve done several posts with ideas for floral arrangements in the past. […]

Vintage Wedding Blush and Gold

Summer means wedding season! And since we started the summer off with a wedding, it means I haven’t had a many lazy days of summer, yet. But it was so fun to help my niece Mellissa on her special day!  I was sort of the florist, day-of wedding coordinator, and day-of photographer all in one! […]

I couldn’t have Picked a better Teacher Appreciation Gift

Another quick teacher appreciation idea. Although, I didn’t use these for teachers at all. I teach Let’s Play Music and we just had our recital for the graduates of the program last week. The Let’s Play Music program requires a lot of parent participation and I wanted to recognize the parents and help the kids tell them […]

He Put a Ring on It – Blinged-Out Bridal Shower with David Tutera Bridal

I’m a big fan of David Tutera. I’ve watched every episode of My Fair Wedding that is available on Netflix! When I heard about the new David Tutera Bridal line designed for DIYers like moi, I was really excited to check it out! David is the king of making sure everything looks high-class and amazing, so […]

A Christmas Gift of Flowers

Here is a fun Christmas flower arrangement I first shared on Honeybear Lane last year. It could make a fun centerpiece for your Christmas dinner, or a great gift to replicate and give to all of your neighbors–the nice ones, at least. You can skip the naughty ones if you like! A few years back […]

Individual Pumpkin Flower Arrangement

I bet you have been dying to know what I carry around in my bag all day. What?!? You haven’t? Well, Tauni @ SNAP conference wanted to know, and I found the results rather interesting! All is revealed over on the SNAP blog today! Go check it out and let me know what random stuff […]