My sister, Judy, created four different centerpieces for her daughter’s recent baby shower. My favorite was so simply that even I could do it! It was a large piggy bank nestled inside a tissue paper pom pom (in pink of
My sister may work in City Planning for a living, but her heart is in party planning. She’s always been an amazing hostess. I think some people are just born to entertain.
At Christmas I made a white faux pine wreath and decorated it with lights, shiny balls, a big white bow with huge polka dots, and candy. For the holiday season it was placed in my entry hall above the hall
I LOVE Valentine’s Day! All the hearts, pretty pinks and reds, the excuse to shower love upon my friends and family — I love it all! (Pun intended.) I’ve been tracking down lots of activities for my preschooler and I
What do you do with Christmas Peeps if you’re a vegetarian? Craft with them! They come in a lot of fun shapes and colors that lends themselves to all kids of holiday gift giving and crafting ideas. I love the
One of my favorite kid-friendly fall activities is visiting a local pumpkin patch or corn maze. Here in Seattle we have plenty to choose from but of course I have my favorites.
I love Halloween! Every year I get so excited to pull out my decorations, and now that my son is old enough to understand what’s going on things have gotten even more exciting. This week we put out my collection
This October’s issue of Food Network Magazine which is on stands now, has some really cute and no-mess decorating ideas for Jack-o-lanterns. They’ve used M&M’s, gumdrops, marshmallows, candy corn, cotton candy and royal icing to make fun pumpkin characters.
Country Living Spooky & Bright: 101 Halloween Ideas is a small, spiral bound book filled with Halloween decorating inspiration from the creative minds at the Country Living Magazine. I love that the book is spiral instead of traditionally bound so
I found these fabulous 4th of July crafts, home decor and recipes and thought I’d share. Sadly, we no longer decorate for the holiday since our kids have grown and gone. I miss the days the house was decked out
It’s time to dig through your drawers and closets for everything red, white, and blue!
Easter. We’ve celebrated it for many years but as the kids get older, it’s a holiday we pretty much skip. Maybe it’s because it’s too sad. Long gone are the days of planning for weeks ahead of time what we’re