Super Easy, Creative Party or Holiday Favor Idea!

Ilove simple party ideas. Every time I host an event or holiday gathering, there are certain recipes everyone asks for. And I usually say something like, "Oh, sure, I'll get you that recipe." Having the best intentions, of course. And then I usually … ** Read more **

The Meaning of the Season


Photo: DaySpring As much as I love all the decorating ideas, and look forward to the food and gifts, I am always trying to keep a balance in my home on what is truly important. Focusing on a season of gratitude and giving, and because we are a … ** Read more **

Ideas for Holiday Mantels & Stockings


Country Living Pottery Barn Country Living Do you all have cute Christmas stockings? I really want to get or make new ones. We've had the same ones since our early years as a family of four. Our son, family member number five, never did have … ** Read more **

Friday Link Love: Ideas from Blogland

Hey friends! Wow, it has been a busy week for me! In addition to starting my two weeks at HomeGoods (thanks to ALL of you who went and left me a comment on my first post!!) and getting going on my new position as Editor of the Home and Garden channel … ** Read more **


Pssst....come see where I am today! And if you leave me a comment there, you are my BFF! Photo: BH&G: 100 Days of Holidays … ** Read more **

Irresistible Ornaments

Oh, I couldn't resist! Some more lovelies from Country Living! Twice in one week, that magazine has me swooning! After looking at these photos, I got all inspired over the idea of taking vintage goodies and turning them into ornaments. {You know, … ** Read more **