4th of July Tablescape & Blueberry Caprese Salad

Summer is in full swing; the air is hot and humid and the days are long and full of activity. Although the heat can be rather intense, this week we celebrate Independence Day. The perfect occasion to gather with friends and family and spend time outdoors-eating, playing lawn games and watching fireworks. I met up…

Fall Centerpiece {Vol. 2}

Today, I wanted to share another centerpiece idea for your Thanksgiving tabletop. If you have a surplus of seasonal produce, you can create a bountiful focal point. Utilizing natural elements helps tie in the seasons and can be multi-purposed. Once the celebration is over, you can eat the food or make little gift basket favors…

Simple Fall Centerpiece

The holidays are approaching quickly and I thought over the next few weeks I’d share a few centerpiece ideas, to be used on your  Thanksgiving table. This centerpiece is inspired by the leaves hitting their peak, changing colors.  When creating a centerpiece you what to make a focal point- I reused empty liquor bottles that…

DIY Twine Napkin Rings

  Spring arrives today and I just can’t wait for warmer temperatures and spending more time outdoors. I ┬áhave been thinking about planting flowers, herbs and vegetables in my flower beds and containers and that immediately sends my mind to dining alfresco. I don’t have a deck or porch, but I have a lovely outdoor…

Sweet & Salty Snack Mix

The other week I was grocery shopping and came across a snack mix made by Cheez-It crackers. It was a sweet and salty combination of snack foods and my son and I reduced it to nothing with a quickness. It wasn’t a very big box and it was almost $3.00, so I started thinking it…