Everyone loves a homemade sweet treat especially during the holidays, but people sometime dread all the steps (I don’t own a candy thermometer nor would I know what to do with it if I had one.) and expense that can go into making them. Well, I will be sharing a few that are super easy… Read More Crock Pot Candy – Quick and Easy Homemade Sweet Treat to Serve and Give
My girls and I have hosted a cookie decorating party for at least four years now. It’s a simple to pull together holiday event that all the girls’ friends seem to love. Our fifth is coming up this weekend, so I wanted to share some tips and tricks from years past in case you would… Read More Hosting a Simple and Sweet Cookie Decorating Party
Well the Turkey leftovers are almost gone and many of us have either worn out our shopping shoes or clicking finger, so the Christmas gift-giving season can officially begin. I like to give sweet simple gifts throughout season to help the joy last all month. Russian Tea is one of my favorite ones to make… Read More Holly Jolly Tea – A Tea-rific Simple Gift to Start the Season
Do you have certain foods that you associate with the holidays? One I associate with the Christmas season is sausage balls. Of course, you can have them any time of the year, but there’s just something awesome about having a couple of warm sausage balls for breakfast, serving as a simple app at holiday gatherings,… Read More ‘Tis the Season – for Sausage Balls
I recently posed the question to my friends and followers, “What keeps you from entertaining?” I received some excellent answers and I’m working on a whole series to address some of those concerns – so please stay tuned. But in the meantime, I thought I would share this recent afternoon snack setup – as it… Read More Simple Snack Setup
I am putting together a post on common barriers to entertaining, and would love to know your thoughts. I think most of us like the thought of having friends and family in our home on a regular basis, but we don’t always follow through. My lovely friends on Facebook have shared several of their thoughts… Read More What keeps you from entertaining?
Don’t you just love getting real mail – not bills, not ads, and not those promotions that come in hopeful envelopes with what looks like a real stamp and a computer-generated font that might just be a friend’s handwriting? Very few people still receive real mail, and it’s rarity makes it all the more special. I try… Read More Free Printable: Happy Halloween Boo-tiful Friends
Baby Sprinkles are typically, smaller, less elaborate and take a more practical approach to the traditional baby shower. 5 Baby Sprinkle Basics Are a great option for a second or subsequent child, especially when the older sibling is of the opposite gender. That neutral pack and play may work for both, but pink ruffles definitely… Read More 5 Baby Sprinkle Basics
Mrs. Franklin has been singing about respect now for well over 50 years and while we all love to sing along and do a little finger (and maybe booty) shaking, many of us fail to show much respect when it comes to another word with R and S — R.S.V.P.ing. Most people may not be… Read More Show a little R-E-S-P-E-C-T and R.S.V.P.
Do people still know their neighbors? Do you frequent each other’s homes or just show up on neighborhood clean up day or just meet in the street in your evening walk and, say, “we should really get together sometime,” knowing that while you have good intentions you will likely never get around to it.… Read More Getting to know the neighborhood