Mixed Metal Christmas Tablescape

What happens when I find 15-20 minutes of free time?  Decorate my table, of course.  Last year I kept the table very simple with a clean and crisp white theme.  The year before we had a rustic tablescape with wood elements and traditional Christmas china.  This year it started to come together after lining various […]




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Fox in the Tulip Forest Christmas Table

Christmas 2013 was definitely one of wonderment and change.  Much like Christmas 2014, we had just moved into a rental house before we bought our house the following year while I was battling the flu and unbeknownst to most, was pregnant with Baker.  The minute I recovered from the flu, we headed to Texas to […]




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A Cozy Natural Thanksgiving Tablescape

Because you can’t shop for one holiday without immediately being pushed into the next, but hey when you love to seasonally decorate as much as I do, it’s really just a jump start.  When I was shopping back in early September for some new fall pillows at Pier 1 Imports, I found this turkey made […]




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Step Right Up for Baker’s 1st Birthday Carnival

“Step Right Up for Baker’s Carnival!!!!”   It’s a celebration!!! We have successfully (most days) survived the first year with our Baby Baker.  I can’t believe how fast time flies, but I’m not going to lie, I am so excited for what the next few years hold for us.  Babies are certainly cute, but I […]




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Easter Table Roundup

With a week to go, there is still plenty of time to get your Easter table set and ready for a delicious day of celebrating.  Here are my Easter tables over the last few years. Sweet & Simple Easter Tablescape Any Store Easter Tablescape Fresh From the Garden Easter Tablescape Easter Crafts & Cocktails Pattern […]




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“Something Borrowed, Something Blue” – A Sweet Nursery for Baby Baker

  July 24, 2014, was the day that changed our family forever!  That was the day that we welcomed our sweet, precious Baby Baker into our crazy world and most definitely into our hearts forever.  He is the sweetest blessing that we never knew we needed until God gave him to us.  For the last […]




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4th of July Salads

With all the burgers, barbeques and dogs, it’s nice to put those garden fresh ingredients to good use for your 4th of July Cookout.  Here are 4 fantastic salad recipes that are sure to be a hit at your patriotic party!!!! 1. Mustard Potato Salad with Tomato Relish 2.  Sweet Potato, Corn, Tomato & Basil Salad […]




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Patriotic Tablescape: “A Party for the USA”

With the 4th of July just a few days away, there is still plenty of time to pull together a patriotic tablescape with a small budget and a little DIY fun.  This table is perfect for an indoor party or an al fresco celebration.  I chose to keep it all inside, because let’s face it, […]




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A Romantic Day for Two in the Vineyard: Sponsored Post

  So, one of my favorite people on Earth is engaged to marry her long-time love!! Kate is like my little sister and has been a big part of my life since I started babysitting for her nearly 15 years ago!! Now, she is all grown up and getting married and I couldn’t be happier […]




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Baby on the Brain – A Sponsored Post for Target Pharmacy

So, now that we are in the three-month mark of meeting our precious Baby Baker, there is no doubt that baby is on the brain!! It feels like an eternity since I was preparing for a newborn, which I guess in parent years, 5 years kind of is a long time. If you are a […]




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