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Easter Brunch Inspiration


I am having a little trouble believing that Easter is already right around the corner.....wasn't it just Christmas?  But all denial aside, this year my 35th birthday just happens to fall on Easter AND my one and only sister will be visiting with her family, which to me seems like the perfect two excuses to [...]

CAKE Party Inspiration


It's been a while since I've thrown a party and now suddenly I have TWO of them coming up next month!  Yay! This year Annie picked her own theme for her 3rd birthday party: CAKE!  I found it only fitting since the girl is currently obsessed with all things baking-related & spends hours building cakes and [...]

Decorating with Color Inspiration


There is much I love about my home, and I hope this post won't make me seem like I'm complaining.  Every day I count my blessings, and this home is definitely a big one. That said, it's not perfect.  It's also not quite done yet. About a year and a half ago, my husband Chuck and [...]

Sweet Soda Shop Party Inspiration


Annie is almost 2. Can you believe it? No, I can't either.  My baby is not a baby anymore! But while I am feeling a little sad that she's growing up so fast, I can't help but get excited about the prospect of planning  a birthday party.  It is, after all, my very favorite thing [...]

Party Inspiration: Candy Canes, Cocktails, & Christmas Classics


It's party time!  Husband and I are throwing our annual holiday bash this weekend, so at the risk of spoiling the surprise (for my friends who read this blog), I thought I'd share some of my party preparation this week, starting today with my inspiration for this year's shindig: candy canes, cocktails, & christmas classics. [...]

Beachy Master Bedroom Remodel: The Inspiration

My husband bought our house two years before we met, back in his bachelor days.  Needless to say, it needed a woman's touch.  We have now been together for more than six years and while I've managed to do my thing in most of the house now,  our master bedroom still needs a little work. [...]