Brandy Alexander – Perfect Dessert Cocktail

Brandy Alexander - Perfect Dessert Cocktail

Well, it's only four more days until the big day. Raise your hand if you're ready. As much as I would love to tell y'all that I am 100% complete, I can't. I've been slightly derailed the past couple of days because I'm sick. Today I plan to travel an hour into town and finish up the little bit that I have left to do. On the home-front I am 100% ready. Recipes are laid out, grocery shopping is done, baking is complete and all of the family ... read more

DIY Cheese Marker Tags – Virtual Holiday Cocktail Party

DIY Cheese Marker Tags - Virtual Holiday Cocktail Party

Welcome to the party! We have invited some of our favorite blogging friends to bring you the best holiday cocktail party ideas for Christmas and New Year's Eve. You will see crafts, table decor, party ideas and delicious recipes - all to ensure your holiday cocktail party success! Don't forget to visit everyone at the end of our post. You can easily click through all of the fabulous ideas. We will kick off the party with our DIY Cheese Marker ... read more

DIY Picture Frame – Great Gift Idea

DIY Picture Frame - Great Gift Idea

We are in the final stretch for Christmas preparation. How are y'all holding up? Full disclosure...I'm just a tad behind with my Christmas shopping, which stresses me out. There are only a couple of more gifts to purchase, but my word they seem to be the hardest ones to find! You probably know me well enough by now to know that I love to make gifts as well as purchase them. To me this is so much more personal. Today I am sharing my DIY Picture ... read more

Rustic Christmas Kitchen Mantel

Rustic Christmas Kitchen Mantel

There is just something about having my home decorated for Christmas that makes me excited to get home from work and spend time relaxing. I think it's a combination of the twinkling lights, shiny ornaments, and fraser fir fragrance, which is one of my faves. This year I was only going to decorate my living and dining rooms, but then when I was in the kitchen, it just seemed to lack the same spirit as the other rooms. So I decided that our kitchen ... read more

Christmas Entryway Decor

Christmas Entryway Decor

It is no big secret that I love Christmas. There are parties to attend, cookies to bake (and eat), family and friends to spend time with and rooms to decorate. Just last night we attended an annual event in Jennifer's historic neighborhood. It is a candlelight tour of homes and we were not disappointed...gorgeous Victorian homes decked out with lots of lights and decorations. We look forward to the tour every single year. My home is small in size ... read more