Home Sweet Home…this saying…it has so much more meaning and purpose in these current times our country is dealing with COVID-19. You’ve seen and heard the saying a million times…printed on many different formats for decoration, greeting cards, you name it.Read More
What a unique and unpredictable time we are living in! First, I wish you and your loved ones health and safety. Second, I’d like to offer a little inspiration and chat about making the most of social distancing.Read More
Let’s face it, White is classic. You can’t go wrong (for the most part) with white. Safe is another word you hear in regards to the color white. White cabinets are classic and will always look amazing! However, if you’re ready to go beyond white cabinets and you’d like to add a touch of the unexpected with colored cabinets, but you don’t know where to start – read on!
New Year’s Eve is just a few days away and it’s time to start prepping for another celebration. How do you celebrate New Year’s Eve? Fellow parents, do you stay up after the kids are in bed to watch the ball drop? When my kids were little we used to celebrate New Year’s at 9pm….if you’re west coast you can get away with that! Then off to bed they go! To make them feel like they are part of the big party, creating fun activities or a little craft is the perfect thing to do. Need some ideas? Here are a couple of my favorites:Read More
Are you also counting down the days to Christmas? I am so excited to have my family and friends come together and celebrate this wonderful time of year. Dinner aside, gathering around the table is such a special time during the holidays. It truly is one of my favorite things at Christmas – merry conversation and laughter with a lot of memories shared and stories told.Read More
Winter is near and it’s time for Christmas to take over. Then again, is it really? If you were following our Holiday Prep series, you may have already finished your menu, your gift shopping and your decorating. If not, don’t panic! Take a deep breath, sit down with a cup of coffee or hot tea, and begin writing a list. It is so easy to lose our routine of self-care during this season, it’s all about giving, hosting, traveling and hopefully relaxing. I am here to remind you that taking care of you is most important. Here are 5 tips and a self-care shopping guide to ensure you have the inspiration to get back to some much needed self-care.
It’s our final post from our Holiday Prep Series. So, we’ve made our lists, finalized decorations, prepped our gift wrap stations and made our gift list. Now, it’s time to get our meal planning on! Are you sticking with the family traditional meal, or setting new traditions with new dishes? Whatever it may be, it’s never too early to start prepping. Here are a few tips to get you ahead of the grocery game and leave no room for rushing when it comes down to cooking.
And so the planning continues! Tis the season for giving and today that’s exactly what we are talking about. Gift Wrapping and Guiding. Does anyone else agree that the wrapping can sometimes be the favorite part of gifting? After all, it does make the first impression. Here’s a tip and some inspiring sources to get you going-