Simmering Potpourri Gift Idea


I am now in love with simmering potpourri… Seriously…. I have channeled my inner 1970’s dinner party hack self and finally created my own recipe for simmering potpourri. My house smells amazing and I think this could be my favorite DIY gift idea ever! Everyone should enjoy the aroma of fresh fruit and spices and all the goodness of these wonderful seasons. Today I am

How I am Celebrating Fall this Year

Celebrating fall in the south and bringing the season to life in our homes, no matter what the weather!

This post was sponsored by Chesapeake Bay Candle Company. All opinions are 100% are own. They say Fall is upon us… I have to admit, it  doesn’t feel much like fall. Our lawns are still green, some of our pumpkin stands haven’t opened yet and and we just survived Hurricane Matthew. Even though I am still sweating to death, I want to celebrate fall the

A Tea Party with Passion

One of my most favorite passions is spending time with my girls. We enjoyed a quick tea party together and they were completely themselves! So much fun! #SipJoyfully

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Tazo® Tea. All opinions are 100% mine. Spending time with my girls is one of my greatest passions. As they get older, I need no excuse to find time for a little fun.  Today we had a tea party with Tazo® Tea.  It was a blast and they we were our typical goofball selves.

Boho Girls Room Simply White

Boho Girls Room with Benjamin Moore's Simply White, a colorful wall hanging, daybed with loads of gorgeous pillows | Uncommon Designs

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of FrogTape®. All opinions are 100% mine. I never thought I would like anything Boho and I never thought I would paint a wall something named Simply White. But I did… and I love it! Boho Girls Room With Simply White Painted Walls This is the reason why I even decided to try out Boho

Golden Tote Review


Disclaimer: We were supplied products to review from Golden Tote but all opinions are 100%  our own.  Soooooo…..can I share a secret with you? Shopping gives me hives. Like I hate it. Seriously, all my life. I just want a magic fairy to stop by every now and then and deliver perfectly picked out clothes for me to wear. Can anyone else relate? I hope

Have a Fabulous School Year Printable Tags

It is back to school time! These printable tags are great for a little treat for your child, teacher, bus driver... anyone!

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CreatewithHP #CollectiveBias As I write this post, I can hear my eight year old snoring like a tiny beautiful bear in the next room.  It is nearly ten o’clock in the morning and school starts in six days.  I know that we should have been waking up early

Have a Ball Summer Party

Have a Ball This Summer with this fun Beach Ball Party #DayMaid

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DayMaid #CollectiveBias Have a Ball this Summer Party I have one favorite thing about summer…. okay maybe a few.  Fun in the sun with friends and yummy treats.  There doesn’t always have to be a major reason for a party, I can be swayed by a forecast of

Outdoor Entertaining – Savor the Summer

Aidells andouille sausage pasta with Cupcake Wine: Savor the Summer with a simple gathering

I love to entertain during the Summer.  Every year as the weather gets warmer, I make plans to clean off the porch, add some new throw pillows and get ready to have some folks over! Outdoor entertaining is so much fun and it can be so easy if you let it! Today I’m going to show you how I prepare for a small gathering, some

Cheer Banquet Ideas

Cheer Banquet Ideas: Centerpiece Ideas, Tissue Flowers, and Cheer Bow Napkins!

You are going to love these cheer banquet ideas! You guys know I love a good party, so the chance to help with the girls cheer banquet was a no-brainer.  The girls worked so hard this year and their teams grew so much, they deserved a beautiful party and a celebration for their efforts.  A few moms and I gathered together to plan an event

Easy Teacher Appreciation Gift Idea

teacher appreciation week

   ** Updated with new printable May 2, 2016** This week is Teacher Appreciation Week!   This is such a fun and quick idea for a gift for all those teachers in your life. And budget friendly too! Tip Junkie had the most adorable “smartie pants” Valentines and I really wanted to incorporate that idea into the gift for our special teachers.  I found this adorable glass jar at our

Hawaiian Luau Party Decorations

luau tissue flowers

 A few weeks ago, I shared my Ann’s Cheer Party. It took me a year to share that party, but as promised… here is her luau birthday party.  Only a few weeks this time! Aren’t you proud? You are going to love these hawaiian luau party decorations so much!! We decided to do a late evening pool party and just serve dessert.  The pool party is always

Monogrammed Recipe Box


   I love a monogram, yep there is just something about a personalized item than makes it even more special. Whether it is something you wear or a little home decor item, the simple monogram just adds a little special accent to it. So, for a sweet Mother’s Day gift idea, I decided to create this monogrammed wooden recipe box…. Adorable and functional. I know