A Very Hostess Holiday

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I work with a lot of different companies as a blogger on various sponsored posts. My kids are kind of used to random packages arriving at the door and ask me if it is something “for the blog,” but when the package of yumminess from Hostess arrived, things were a little different. My 7-year-old started […]

Modern Geometric Christmas Tree

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So guess what’s up? My Christmas Tree! This has to be a record for us! I’m normally a not-til-after-Thanksgiving kind of gal, but when I got the opportunity to receive, review and decorate a gorgeous tree from Tree Classics, I got really excited about coming up with a fresh design and decorating the tree differently […]

Season To Sparkle pt.4-Messy Garland, Bows and Fringe

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We’ve got more glitz and glam for your holiday parties this season! Make sure you check each post this week for links to all of the spectacular DIY projects that comprise our Season to Sparkle Holiday party! I’m crushing big time on this messy Holiday Garland by Mod Podge Rocks! It looks like a party […]

A Season To Sparkle pt. 3 – Party Hats and Goodies

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We’re back today with more sparkly details from the Season to Sparkly Party Hop! Here is my big reveal! I created the DIY Glitter Christmas Party Hats for the occasion. I’ll show you how you can make your own in just a minute. I am a huge sucker for caramel and chocolate. These fancy Cashew Turtles […]

Holiday Apple Pie with Spelt Crust

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of PAM Cooking Spray. A few weeks ago, I was excited to receive an awesome package containing a couple of different cans of PAM cooking spray (baking and cooking varieties) as well as this beautiful red Le Creuset pie dish. I was excited to dream up […]

Cozy Tablescape and Oatmeal Breakfast Bar

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A couple of weeks ago I attended the Mothers of LIGHT retreat in the mountains of eastern Arizona. I was asked to be a speaker at the retreat, and I also created a couple of tablescapes for the attendees while I was there. Today I’m sharing the set-up I did for our breakfast the first morning. […]

Fresh Rosemary Wreath for Christmas Dinner

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Just one more idea to help with your Christmas preparations, in case you are sitting around with all of your presents wrapped wondering what else you can do to snazzy up your Christmas meal. I’m sure I’m the only one left with a list a mile long to do before Santa Claus comes. This post […]

Preschool Christmas Party

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Are you wondering what to do with the kids now that school is out for the holiday vacation? I threw a little preschool Christmas party this week, filled to the brim with crafty projects you might want to try with the kiddos. After starting class in the usual way, we jumped into Christmas-y things. I […]

Awesome Advent Calendars

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There is just one day left to prepare an advent calendar, if you don’t want to miss any of the days in Decemeber. And from the hits on my blog I know many of you are searching for advent ideas. I have a few great ones for you today! You may want to check out […]

Martha Stewart Christmas Mug

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It was a happy day a few weeks ago when I opened up a box of Martha Stewart Crafts line of paints and goodies from the folks at Plaid. You might say Christmas came a little early for me this year! Among the goodness in the box were bottles of beautiful colors of satin, pearl and […]