Weekly Blog Recap and Pretty Pintastic Party 164

It’s party time! Welcome to the Weekly Blog Recap and Pretty Pintastic Party 164. We’re glad you stopped by. My husband and I leave for a two-week vacation on Sunday. We’re headed back to one of our favorite Caribbean islands. It will be our third trip back to this particular island because we love the […]

Favorite Book to Read on the Beach and Book Review

This post, Favorite Book to Read on the Beach, is an advertisement for SheSpeaks/St. Martin’s Press. All opinions are my own.  I can’t remember a time when I didn’t love to read. When I was in first grade, I couldn’t just read a few pages a night in my Alice, Jerry and Jip reading book […]

5 Unique Save the Date Ideas You Will Love

Back in the day, Save the Date was not a thing here in the south. Most of your friends and relatives lived nearby and the news that you were getting hitched traveled like wildfire. Even the invites were only sent to out-of-towners. A little engagement announcement appeared in the local paper ending with, “Local invitations […]

Weekly Blog Recap and Pretty Pintastic Party 163

Welcome to the Pretty Pintastic Party 163! Preparation is under way for our 4th of July celebration. Our church will host our annual 4th of July party with live music, good food, fun activities for the kids and an amazing grand finale fireworks show. It’s one way that we give back to the community. I’ve been […]

How to Make Amazing Red Velvet Cupcakes

This post, Amazing Red Velvet Cupcakes, is part of a Movie Monday blog hop. Be sure and visit the other blogs listed at the end of the post for more wedding movie inspiration.  What do Red Velvet Cupcakes have to do with movies? I’ll give you a hint. This month’s movie blog hop is celebrating […]

Weekly Wrap Up and Pretty Pintastic Party 06-23

Welcome to the Pretty Pintastic Party 06-23! It’s rained almost all week long and since I get to read a book before it’s launched and write a review, I took advantage of a dark, rainy afternoon. I was just going to start the book, but I couldn’t put it down. I read the whole thing […]

Coastal Tablescape For Two In Shades of Blue

This post, Coastal Tablescape for Two, is part of a summer tablescape blog hop. Be sure and visit the other blogs listed at the end of the post for more inspiration.  Spending time along the seashore is my favorite place to be during the summer. The sound of the waves crashing on the shore always […]

5 Reasons Why I Love My Personalized Stitch Fix

I finally bit the bullet and ordered my first Stitch Fix box. Yeah, I’m kinda late to the Stitch Fix party! I’m always a little anxious when I try something new. Did I make a mistake? Will I hate everything my personal shopper sends? Will the clothing fit? These are the type questions that run […]

Blog Recap and Pretty Pintastic Party 06-09

Hi, there!  Welcome to the Blog Recap and Pretty Pintastic Party 06-09! Are you ready for the weekend? Here’s what’s happening at An Alli Event! I finally tried Blue Apron and ate Squid Ink Pasta for the first time. I’m sharing what’s in my box and my thoughts. For me, clean laundry must pass the […]

How to Have Clean Laundry That Smells Good

This post, How to Have Clean Laundry That Smells Good, is sponsored by EnviroKlenz. All opinions are my own. One of the best things about having an empty nest is laundry day. Yep, it’s a day now. Actually, it’s only a small part of a day. I no longer do multiple loads of laundry every […]