I have had some pieces and areas in the house that I have been keeping in mind as I was out and about that needed decor and storage items, but I never felt whatever I was grabbing was cohesive aesthetically {such big words}. I spoke a bit about my researching through my self-proclaimed Pinterest University on another post, and things started to click on a recent trip to Hobby Lobby. I regained the focus I needed to finally land on… Read more »

I am obsessed with cute house decor, but I must admit {and hopefully it isn’t that obvious} I am not naturally good at home design, home decor, and creating new things. I am, however, a great student and I love to learn and research things that I am interested in and passionate about. I look to Pinterest and other people’s blogs and tutorials as a student, and they are my teachers. People that have great talents in home design, home decorating,… Read more »

I am so happy to say that I have that dish. The one that is my go-to for volunteering what to make for the Thanksgiving/Friendsgiving/Christmas/New Years feasts. Green bean casserole is a staple dish at these gatherings, but this recipe kicks it up a notch, and even those that claim to hate mushrooms, somehow don’t even realize that this recipe is packed with them! Here it is! Ingredients: 1/3 stick butter (or I use 4 Tbsp. Smart Balance Omega-3 Buttery Spread) 2… Read more »

  Whoa – totally left you all hanging with my follow-up to the post about the {5} Categories for a Successful Event. My bad. Food and Beverage is a very important part of any event. People love to eat and drink. Some people go to events solely for the food and drinks! Figuring out the food and beverage that you are going to have at your event depends on multiple things: Type of event Amount of guests Budget Theme Type… Read more »

There is no life I know to compare with pure imagination. Living there, you’ll be free if you truly wish to be. -Willy Wonka Oh what a fun Halloween!! I like to treat Halloween as a time to be silly, never scary, and focus on fun. I was going to have Madi be an adorable kittycat but then imagination struck and I decided an Oompa Loompa would be a lot more fun! Let’s be clear here…I wanted her to be… Read more »