Valentine’s Tablescape

A distinctive bowl made of melted, peppermint candies captured my heart as I set out to celebrate Valentine’s (or Galentine’s) Day. Searching Pinterest I discovered peppermint candy, tiered plates which inspired an idea for a fun and colorful Valentine table-scape! Here is what you’ll need: 2 bags of peppermint hard candies (extra just in case!)…

Halloween DIY on the Cheap

I’m a HUGE fan of Halloween and a recycling/upcycling buff. These inexpensive decorating ideas fill the bill on both! I want to share a few notions with you this holiday season and would enjoy hearing your scary concepts too!!   DIY CARAMEL APPLE BAR  You can easily prepare this autumn-inspired, Caramel Apple Bar for your party guests!…

Derby Floral Centerpiece

Spring has arrived with Derby Day right around the corner on the first Saturday in May! Whether you plan your party indoors or out, formal or casual, verdant bouquets of flowers are always a fresh and fun way to add splashes of color.  Derby-red roses are the perfect centerpiece for this occasion, representing the mantel…

Egg Nog ‘n Mistletoe

Last Christmas I savored the best homemade eggnog of my life! My boyfriend and I prepared it together. I asked for the recipe and below you will find his response. I so enjoy his hilariously dry sense of humor as evidenced in his recipe below, slightly revised. Whether you find yourself hosting a gathering or…