Favorite Swimwear for Boys and Girls – New Arrivals

This post, Favorite Swimwear for Boys and Girls, contains affiliate links. Thanks for supporting the companies who support me.  I always plan our family’s summer vacation during the cold winter months. It helps get me through the frigid nights as I yearn for spring and summer. Once our beach vacation is planned, it’s time to […]

Weekly Blog Recap and Pretty Pintastic Party 145

Hello and welcome to the Weekly Blog Recap and Pretty Pintastic Party 145! I’m so glad you stopped by. I’ve been cooking up a storm (southern speak) and it’s been a busy week. I’m ready for the weekend. How about you? Have you entered the $800 Giveaway? Two lucky winners will each receive $400.00. It’s […]

Tips for a Successful Slumber Party with the Grandkids

This post is written by me on behalf of General Mills. All opinions are entirely my own. This shop has been compensated by Acorn Influence, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.  Now that the holidays are behind us, I can return to my regular scheduled slumber party with the grandkids. Several times […]

The Cost and Benefits of Drinking a Cup of Coffee

If you’re a coffee lover, you probably have a favorite brand or a certain way you drink it. My husband drinks his coffee black. He favors a dark roast. Me? I must have cream and some type of sweetener. I don’t like strong coffee at all. If you’re up and out of the door on […]

Weekly Blog Recap and Pretty Pintastic Party 142

Hey, you! Welcome to the Pretty Pintastic Party 142 and welcome to February! I’ve been busy planning a Valentine’s Day banquet and creating some new recipes in the kitchen. What have you been up to? In case you missed it, here are a few things I’ve shared this past week: Gourmet Grilled Cheese with Chia […]

Pretty Pintastic Party 01-27 and Weekly Blog Recap

Happy Friday and welcome to the Pretty Pintastic Party 01-27! We’re so glad you stopped by. I made Mom’s Blackberry Cobbler this week and I think I should have doubled the recipe. Leftovers? None. I guess that’s a good thing or I would have had blackberry cobbler for breakfast the next day. I also shared […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]