Six Adorable Ideas for DIY Candy Buffets Plus Helpful Tips

Candy buffets are the latest and greatest in parties and social events. This easy way to provide treats for your guests has taken the society by storm. There are many unique and fun ways to stage your candy buffet. Follow these easy tips to make your buffet unforgettable. While your candy buffet will be a […]

Kickoff Party with DIY Referee Centerpiece and Lighter Fare

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and The Coca-Cola Company. All opinions are mine alone. #ReadyForKickoff #CollectiveBias I’m so proud of my husband! He kicked the new year off right by setting some fitness goals and he’s nailing it. I, on the other hand, am missing all the holiday parties and having […]

Weekly Blog Recap and Pretty Pintastic Party 140

It’s time for the Pretty Pintastic Party 140! January is rushing right along and it feels like spring is in the air around here. We’ve had warmer than normal temps for the past two weeks. I’m not complaining when the high is 78º. For me, it’s the perfect temp. Welcome to the Weekly Blog Recap […]

Whole 30 Approved Homemade Mayo

Several members of my family are living the Whole 30 lifestyle. It simply means they eat whole foods – natural, non-processed foods. So I set out to make Whole 30 Approved Homemade Mayo. Before my foray into the business of making my own mayo, I had never, ever done it before. I’ve always bought store-bought […]

Raspberry Napoleon with Vanilla Almond Sesame Spread

Thanks to Simply Sesame for supplying me with their delicious spreads. My Raspberry Napoleon and my opinions are my own.  Sometimes I love spending the afternoon in the kitchen baking and at other times I just want a quick dessert that doesn’t take long to make. Enter my Raspberry Napoleon with Vanilla Almond Sesame Spread. […]

Blue Cheese Bacon Dip Plus Homegating Party Foods

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Tyson Foods, Inc. All opinions are entirely my own. #fanfoodleague Are you ready for the big game? I’ve been hosting Homegating parties for years and over time, I’ve perfected the football viewing party. You won’t find me hidden away in the kitchen. I need […]

Welcome to the Pretty Pintastic Party 01-13

Hey y’all! Welcome to the Pretty Pintastic Party 01-13! Thank goodness it’s Friday! I don’t normally like to rush a week, but this one’s been a biggie. My laptop crashed. Again. It’s only two years old. I spent yesterday morning at the Genius Bar at the Apple store in Charlotte. They did retrieve some beloved […]

5 Meal Planning Tips and Spinach Salad with Pecans

This shop, 5 Meal Planning Tips, has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #LeanCuisine #CollectiveBias One of my goals for the new year is to become efficient in meal planning. As a busy, on-the-go woman, meal planning is a must for me. A few days ago, I worked […]

Make Your Own Latte At Home in Three Easy Steps

This shop, Make Your Own Latte At Home, has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #LatteMadeEasy #CollectiveBias There’s just something about Sundays that I absolutely love! The entire family comes over for lunch and I always look forward to the girls gathering in the great room afterward to […]

Why Me-Time is Important for Moms

There’s nothing like becoming a mom to help you reassess your place in the world and your attitude towards life. It’s probably fair to say that many of us are pretty self-centered throughout our teens. Of course, we love and care for the people close to us, but if we’re being honest, many people put […]