Budget Christmas Decor

  I had such a great day shopping for Mother’s Christmas tablescape today and just HAD to share some of the things I discovered at Dollar Tree!!  I was there for a totally unrelated reason and decided to browse EVERY aisle and I’m so glad I did.  I was able to find a great selection of items that I can use on the dining table as well as the dessert table.  My color scheme for 2011...
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Let’s Eat Candy!! {Happy Halloween}

Remember when I said last month that I thought my life would be back to normal?? Ha!! It still isn’t, but I’m managing to spend a few days at home before heading out of town again.  You can’t imagine my excitement when talking to a girlfriend on Saturday afternoon, we decided we were well overdue for a night in with the girls before I left town again.  Well, there’s no...
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Crazy For Candy Corn

Hello everyone! I’ve been absent for quite some time; however, I believe my schedule will resume to a somewhat normal pace shortly. Rest assured, I haven’t forgotten about you and I’m so happy to be blogging again. As we transition into Fall, I’m always in awe of the changes in nature. I welcome the beautiful hues, the crispness in the air and gathering with friends and family around a...
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Budget-Friendly Fourth Of July Ideas

Stalling on designing a Fourth of July table because you think it will cost a fortune? Well, think again.  Here are a few adorable and affordable items I spotted/purchased recently that will help make your holiday table festive and fun. Wilton Cupcake Wrappers (Michaels 99 cents per package) Wilton Cupcake Toppers (Michaels 99 cents per package) Metal Buckets (Target $1.00 each) Ribbon...
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Embelish Your Own Birthday Cake

I’m often asked how to take simple things and give them that extra “something” to make them look spectacular.  Well, this post will give you a little insight into how to make it happen with a simple, frosted cake.  When I saw this M&M’s cake on Pinterest, I just had to share it with you.  It’s so easy to create, all you need is a combination of...
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Stuffed Berries

We’ve become accustomed to dipped strawberries, but stuffed berries are a really nice break from tradition.  As I was searching for patriotic desserts for an upcoming event, I found the photo above, which spurned my stuffed berry search, creating several ideas for future dessert tables that you can easily create. Raspberries Stuffed With Chocolate Chips Ganache Filled Strawberries With...
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