05/16/16

Summer Entertainment Essentials

I love summer entertaining!?!  Summer parties are the perfect excuse to disconnect from cell phones and connect with family and friends.  Setting up a relaxed summer party is simple.  Step outdoors with ease by using these Summer Entertainment Essentials. • Simple Decor.  ... |read more|

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11/10/15

Entertaining Tips from Clinton Kelly

A few weeks ago I traveled to NYC to hangout with Clinton Kelly.  You probably know Clinton Kelly as one half of the fashion duo on TLC's hit show What Not to Wear.  Me, too.  I stressed about what to wear when I met him.  Clinton's styling abilities aren't limited to wardrobe.  ... |read more|

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07/22/15

Backyard Accessories for Outdoor Living

I'm so excited to show you two of my new favorite backyard accessories for outdoor living.  Our back patio is one of our favorite hangout spots.  I like to look for items that will make it feel more like a living room.  When I saw this galvanized tray, I knew it was a must have.  ... |read more|

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05/18/15

Tips for Hosting a Girls’ Night In

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of TIKI® Brand. All opinions are 100% mine. During the school year, I am full-time tutor, reference librarian, fashion stylist, shuttle driver, and so on and so forth.  When summer arrives, schedules and structure go out the ... |read more|

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06/26/14

Tips for Hosting a Pool Party

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of TIKI® Brand. All opinions are 100% mine. Everyone loves a great pool party, especially when the sun is blazing. Hosting a pool party can be simple if you let the water do all the work! There’s no need to schedule activities or ... |read more|

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06/25/14

Pool Party Printables – Free

We are two months shy of living in our new-to-us traditional home for a year!  Although our initial reason for house hunting was to find a school that better fit our education philosophy, as soon as my kids (Stud is included in this head count) saw this backyard -- we had found ... |read more|

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06/12/14

Tips for Hosting a 4th of July Party

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of TIKI® Brand. All opinions are 100% mine. Celebrate the land of the free and the home of the brave this 4th of July by grilling in the backyard with friends and family. Here are some great tips for hosting a fun Independence Day ... |read more|

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05/29/14

Tips for Hosting a Backyard Shower

This post is brought to you by TIKI® brand. All opinions are 100% mine. I love a reason to celebrate new beginnings – baby showers and wedding showers are always so magical. My favorite place to host these events is in the comfort of my backyard. Backyard entertaining can be ... |read more|

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05/27/14

DIY Summer Fabric Banner – No Sew!

One of the easiest ways to bring warmth into a room is a fun fabric banner with the colors you're currently loving!  When I hosted a mommy daughter tea party, I showed you how I made a scrap garland.  I still love it, but my new favorite is the fabric banner I made the other ... |read more|

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05/15/14

Simple Tips for Backyard Entertaining

Are you ready for summer!?!?  14 more days until school is out!  Hosting a party for friends can be stress-free with these simple tips for preparing your backyard for guests.  This post is brought to you by TIKI® brand. All opinions are 100% mine. 1. Email Invites. Save time ... |read more|

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