‘Hostess with the Mostess’ category

Wondering What To Do With That Leftover Candy Corn?

Wondering what to do with that leftover candy corn?  Just in time for a sweet snack at Thanksgiving – oh yum!

Add salted peanuts to the mix for a treat that takes just like a payday candy bar.  I use half nuts, half candy corn for the right balance.  Serve it up in a cute container, with festive napkins or a small plastic cup.

You’ll definitely have a crowd pleaser.  Happy Thanksgiving!

My best to you.


Black Friday Shopping: The Etsy Way

Most importantly, Happy Thanksgiving ya’ll!  I hope you’ve enjoyed your day as much as I have.  We’ve been together with friends and extended family all day, and loving every minute of it.  Our hearts are bubbling over with gratitude and love today.  We have so much for which to be thankful!

I’ve never been a black Friday, 3 am rise and shine kind of gal, searching for the best deal the day after Thanksgiving.  However, I do like to get a jump start on my Christmas shopping, Etsy style.  Have you ever shopped Etsy?


Hippity-Hoppity Easter’s On Its Way

Spring is finally here, and what better way to celebrate than a good egg hunt, lunch with my family, and most importantly the celebration that He is risen.

I love a beautiful table setting for our Easter lunch.  We’re saving a seat just for you!


Blue and yellow are great contrasting colors for an Easter lunch table.  This Williams-Sonoma table cloth and matching napkins have sweet bunny accents along the edge for a subtle look.


5 Step Flower Arranging: Look Like a Pro


Since I was about 13 years old my dream job has been to deliver flowers.  It may sound crazy, but anyone who knows me has heard me say this.

I think, no matter the circumstance, flowers make people smile – even if it’s just for a brief moment.  The idea that someone out there is thinking about us makes our hearts happy.  Right?


It’s a Pink & Gold Kind of Girls’ Night


We had a blast!  First of all, thank you to those who commented on my party prep and entertaining tips on FaceBook and Instagram.  I had a wonderful time pulling this party together.  If you missed the post last week on party prep and effortless entertaining, you can catch up here.

Visiting with my neighborhood ladies always makes for a fun evening.


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