Blog Recap and Pretty Pintastic Party 137

Happy weekend and welcome to the Pretty Pintastic Party 137! I trust you all had a Merry Christmas! Was it just me or did it fly by? I’m in the midst of taking down all the Christmas decor. It’s so much more fun to put it all up than to take it all down. But […]

Goodbye 2016 – Best and Worst of 2016

While I’m preparing to say goodbye to 2016, The opening passage of A Tale of Two Cities comes to mind: “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times . . .  It was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness . . .” The Season of Light Our […]

White Candy Buffet for New Year’s Eve Party

As a brand ambassador for Oriental Trading, I have received products or compensation for my White Candy Buffet. All opinions are my own.  The new year is upon us and it’s almost time to reflect on the old and ring in the new. Are you happy to say farewell to 2016? I tend to look […]

Do’s and Don’ts of Proposing During the Holidays

The holidays are around the corner, and you might be contemplating popping the big question to your significant other. Really? Proposing during the holidays? Maybe the idea of dropping on bended knee in front of the tree or under the mistletoe sounds like the sweetest most swoon-worthy proposal idea to commemorate a festive holiday engagement. […]

How to Clean, Polish and Seal Granite Countertops

How to Clean, Polish and Seal Granite Countertops is sponsored content for Rock Doctor. All opinions are my own.  Four years ago (or was it five?) I had my old, ugly laminate countertops ripped out and replaced with granite. I had dreamed of having granite in my kitchen for so long. It was love at […]

Three Gifts for Kids To Open Before Christmas

Three Gifts for Kids to Open Before Christmas is sponsored by I See Me! Books. All opinions are my own.  Are you ready for Christmas? It’s so hard for me to wait until Christmas Day to give my grandkids their Christmas presents. I think I get almost excited as they do about Christmas. Some gifts […]

Holiday Decorations Featuring Venetian Elegance

Holiday Decorations Featuring Venetian Elegance is sponsored content for Tree Classics™. All opinions are my own.  Are you enjoying the holidays? It finally turned cold here in the south and it feels more like Christmas. The only time I like cold weather is during the holidays. I’m counting the days until I’m sipping mocha punch […]

Welcome – Pretty Pintastic Party 12-16-16

Happy Friday and welcome to the Pretty Pintastic Party 12-16-16! Are you ready for the weekend? It’s certainly the most busiest time of the year. Remember to take time to relax and enjoy spending time with family and friends. Welcome to the Pretty Pintastic Party, where every post is pinned & features are pinned by […]

Pecan, Caramel and Chocolate Turtles The Easy Way

If you need something easy and delicious to contribute to a Christmas party, this is it. My mom made Pecan, Caramel, and Chocolate Turtles for years – way before recipes on the internet was even a thing. We always have turtles at Thanksgiving, Christmas, family beach vacations and, well, every single time we’ve ever visited […]

Santa and His Reindeer Craft Party for Kids

As a brand ambassador for Oriental Trading, I have received  products or compensation for my Santa and His Reindeer Craft Party for Kids. All opinions are my own.  For me, Christmas time is all about making memories with my family and especially my grandkids. Sorry, kids, grandkids rule! 🙂 Side Note: Caden (the grandkid in […]