Overnight Oats

Breakfast foods are some of my favorites. There is something comforting about them I suppose. Today, I am sharing one of my fave on the go breakfasts; overnight oats. Over the past few years this dish has become very popular and I’m glad to have it in my morning routine. It’s filling and super tasty….

Pennant Party Garland

I’m back with the next party decoration project; the ever popular pennant garland. Paper crafts are fun because many are fairly easy and inexpensive. I know as a busy mom who works full time, I need a creative outlet that doesn’t take up too much time. Quick step projects are some of my faves for…

Banoffee Pie

A year ago, I was in Richmond, Virginia with my family and we decided to try out Proper Pie- a vintage style from scratch pie shop.   Stepping inside the small retro bakery was like a little slice of heaven. Many savory and sweet pie options. I was reading the menu and saw “Banoffee Pie”-…

Tea for Two; gift basket

I am the girl who loves putting together a good gift basket. Whether I fill it with homemade goodies or store bought faves, it’s a fun experience to create something special for my friends and loved ones. Today, I am sharing a quick and easy gift basket for all the tea lovers in your life….

Cheddar & Pimento Drop Biscuits

Biscuits- tall, tender and perfect to accompany jam, ham or just about anything. I live in the south, not the Deep South, but the mid Atlantic and I love southern cuisine. Biscuits are an integral part of a true southern brunch or shower. Today, I am sharing a recipe for cheddar and pimento drop biscuits….

Paper Rosettes

One of my favorite things to do is plan celebrations. I love coming up with a theme and brain storming on that concept. Decorating and styling a party brings me sheer joy. It’s such a creative process; from planning the menu to making party decor. I have such fun with it! Over the following weeks,…

Chocolate covered strawberries

Every Valentine’s Day I make my family chocolate covered strawberries. They are such a fancy treat that takes minimal effort. I always look forward to dipping the strawberries in chocolate and then rolling in a variety of toppings to change the flavor profile. Presenting the tray of long stemmed strawberries is a tradition we will…

DIY Bath Bombs

I’m back with the next DIY spa product in my little series; today you will learn how to make bath bombs. Six years ago I was introduced to Lush by my sister and old lady soulmate, Ivy. We had planned a wonderful girls day out and when they brought me to the wonderland that is…

Oatmeal + Lavender bath soak

There is something about a handmade gift that really resonates with me. Using our own two hands to create something special elevates the appeal. I always appreciate the time that goes into making and in many cases it can save you money too, which is something I’m always trying to do. There are many wonderful…

Valentine’s Day S’mores

My son is in 3rd grade and he will be celebrating Valentine’s Day at a party with his classmates. I think these s’mores treat bags would make a welcome addition to the Valentine’s card exchange or to pass out to his teachers. Who doesn’t like a bit of chocolate?! Anyhow, these are a snap to…