Chitchat and DIY Sunday Showcase 05.01

Welcome to the DIY Sunday Showcase 05.01! Happy May Day! Can you believe it’s already May? Only 13 days until my daughter’s wedding! For me, this year had sped by and I can hardly wait to see our closest friends and family on my daughter’s big day. I’ve been helping my daughter move her stuff […]

Blog Recap & Pretty Pintastic Party 04.29

Welcome to the weekly blog recap and Pretty Pintastic Party 04.29. I’m glad you stopped by. This week I shared a very important message about facts everyone should know about testicular cancer. It’s a must read for every woman so that we can educate the men in our lives. Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes are always a […]

Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes

Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes are a family favorite. I guess you know by now that my family is crazy for cupcakes! These babies are right up there next to Citrus Cupcakes with Citrus Buttercream Frosting and REESE’S Cream Cheese Swirled Brownie Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting. Those are the top 3 reigning cupcakes at my house. Sometimes […]

4 Facts About Testicular Cancer

Because I want to help spread the word about testicular cancer, I’m going completely off base from my normal party, food and lifestyle posts. I admit that I almost didn’t rise to the occasion. I blushed. I ignored the email asking me to get this message out and I blushed again before accepting the challenge […]

Weekly Blog Recap & Pretty Pintastic Party 04.22

Welcome to the Weekly Blog Recap & Pretty Pintastic Party 04.22! Happy Friday! Has this week flown by or is it just me? I can’t believe it’s already time to take a look back on this week’s posts. Mother’s Day is just around the corner and I shared 9 Mother’s Day Gifts She’ll Love.   […]

Chitchat and DIY Sunday Showcase 04.24

Welcome to a little chitchat and DIY Sunday Showcase 04.24. We’ve got less than 20 days until my daughter says I do. We’re checking and rechecking all the last minute details, letting the caterers know the final number attending and we’re looking forward to the big day. I’m actually in Charleston this weekend. I’m gonna […]

Nautical Themed Bridal Shower

My youngest daughter’s wedding day is mere weeks away and our church recently hosted a navy and blush nautical themed bridal shower for her and her husband-to-be. Since I’m the official decorator at our church, I was especially thrilled to be able to decorate for my daughter’s shower. There was no way I was going […]

5 Must-Have Tips for Hosting a Dinner Party

My first dinner party was a disaster with a capital D! I was in my early 20’s, a newlywed and didn’t really know my way around the kitchen very well. I was a total klutz! You can read the embarrassing details here. It’s an oldie but goodie post that needs a photo redo. OMG! That dinner […]

9 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas She’ll Love

Are you having trouble coming up with Mother’s Day gift ideas for your mom? Several years ago my mom confided in me that she didn’t need or want anything else for her kitchen. At her age, she’s got too much stuff as it is. Her cabinets are full and running over and she doesn’t have […]

ChitChat & DIY Sunday Showcase 04.17

Welcome to my weekly chitchat & DIY Sunday Showcase 04.17! It’s less than a month until my daughter’s wedding day so I’m busy with last minute stuff. It’s mostly about confirming everything and counting the RSVP’s. Speaking of RSVP’s, I’ve received several that have no return address and no name on the RSVP. Yep, they […]