"Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue" Your wedding day is a reflection of you and the life you live. You are intelligent and savvy. You could take the easy road and buy everything but you want your day to be personal and one that you along with everyone else will remember.While you are creating a day that will be forever memorable, how about taking a trip down a local thrift store aisle. Put on your DIY hat and see all the possibilities. Thinking about things that will work d... read more »
Do you LOVE chocolate? (I do! I do!) How about Dark Chocolate? (Absolutely, without a question!!!) Now, if you combine your love of chocolate with the deliciousness of Sea Salt along with the all-time favorite movie watching snack - Popcorn, then you have a snack that everyone will LOVE.The first time I made this, it was meant to be as a hostess gift. Guess what?! My lovely and oh so sexy Husband and I ate the entire first batch! Can you say "Oink!"? But we only tasted it one kernel at a time. We ratione... read more »
Have you heard about HouseParty? If you haven't, let me tell you a little about them. HouseParty works with various companies such as Redbook Magazine, L'Oreal Paris, Qdoba Mexican Grill, Seagram's Escapes, Atkins, and so many more. Oh, the author Debbie Macomber even had an event earlier this year through HouseParty.What happens, is you sign up to become a host and then submit an application (answer a short survey) for a particular party you would like to host. Then get active and cross your fingers. Th... read more »
I stumbled across this great video that says a lot about how we co-create our world, by internet development to the development of a child's brain. I encourage you to watch, it's entertaining, informative and definitely thought provoking. BRAIN POWER From Neurons to Networks on Vimeo. read more »
The next time you set the table, whether eating take out or entertaining, try dressing up your table with one of these folded napkins.Jessica Jones, a graphic and textile designer, has a super easy tutorial over at How About Orange to add a special touch for the man in your life or how about paying homage to Dad this Father's Day. If you use bright floral napkins, this shirt could also be great for a luau or beach party.
Napkin ShirtNancy of Nancy Creative shows us how to create this beautiful napkin ... read more »
One of my neighbors, who was a school teacher, dropped the following off for me last week. Not really sure where she found this but it does substantiate our earlier conversation of how difficult the English language really is.Think about this: There are three different ways to spell a word and yet they have the same pronunciation: For, Four, Fore. Then there is one spelling and two different pronunciations and another spelling (yet pronounced the same as the present tense but means something completely d... read more »
Have you looked at something and thought that you'd really like it and then find something else that you'd really like yet they are similar? I know, this isn't quite making sense yet but hopefully it will soon.After my recent dinner party, I took a good look at my napkin rings. As nice as they were, they seemed a bit small for my new napkins.
Notice in the top picture the napkin seems a bit crowded in the ring. The second (bottom) picture looks a little better. More like a bow-tie. Rebekah from Twinkle... read more »
Do you feel like you're running out of time and money to set an Easter table worthy of your feast?I'm right there with you, so I ran to the closest Dollar Tree and found these oh-so-adorable bunny chair covers. They fit perfectly over the rounded back of my kitchen table chairs.
Easter Bunny Chair CoverI'm forever on the lookout for new ways of setting a table and these personalized place cards by Debbie Mumm do the trick. Aren't these cute?I can see this theme carried over for a garden or book club ... read more »
Comfort Food From Louisiana: New Orleans Chef Recipe: Jambalaya For A Crowd: From Denny: Need an easy recipe for a crowd during Mardi Gras season? Chef John Besh of New Orleans paired... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] read more »