Fancy Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes

With Thanksgiving just a week away, side dishes seem to be the thing to pin! (I mean, they are the best part of Thanksgiving dinner, amiright!?) During one of my many pinning sprees, I noticed that slow ... [ read more ]

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Protect the Family Jewels

You know that old saying "never say never"? How about diamonds never chip? Well, about that... I am here to say, diamonds do chip, and boy, am I glad that my then fiancé (now husband) had the forethought ... [ read more ]


Something Blue Bridal Shower Gift

In case you haven't noticed, I have a wee bit of an obsession with mason jars. (I've been watching and now, reading, too much Outlander of late.) I've glittered and chalkboard spray painted a few and now, ... [ read more ]

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Rustic Lavender Wedding

Oh my stars! You know how much we LOVE a beautiful love story, but I can't wait for you to see all the pretty details in this rustic lavender wedding from Hearts & Horseshoes Photography! Filled with ... [ read more ]


White Peach Balsamic Punch

Have you ever been out shopping and all of a sudden, boom, a really fun, unique shop catches your eye? Like maybe ... a specialty food shop that offers taste testing? Yummmm, my favorite! How about one ... [ read more ]


Timeless Black and White Wedding Ideas

I’ve been noticing a lot of black and white shots coming thru my Instagram and Facebook feed lately. Anybody else notice this too? It’s definitely a trend and something I think we are going to see a lot ... [ read more ]

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Tropical Breakfast Smoothie

Have you noticed that smoothies are everywhere? Everybody's doing it! They come in green, purple, pink, and even blue! It all depends on the fruits and vegetables you use. I've tried a fair few, especially ... [ read more ]


Easy Homemade Mac and Cheese Recipe

I LOVE homemade mac and cheese. I don't think there is anyone out there that doesn't. If you don't, then you are definitely strange, and maybe not of this planet. Just kidding! I've tried a lot of ... [ read more ]


Garden Egg Skillet

We have a tendency to eat a lot of eggs at our house. Why? Because they're yummy, you can do a lot of things with them, they're relatively easy to prepare, and you usually have a dozen or two hanging ... [ read more ]


Cheddar Cheese Cauliflower Soup Recipe

Usually, I am not a soup person. In fact, I am a very picky soup eater. I am also a flavor snob. Most everything I eat (or even drink) must be full of flavor. I even put 5 grains of sea salt in my coffee ... [ read more ]


Summer/Fall Wedding Ideas

Yesterday, we shared some fabulous winter/spring wedding ideas and inspiration, including tips from Kat Schmoyer of Dear Sweetheart Events. Today, we're back with some equally beautiful summer/fall wedding ... [ read more ]


Winter/Spring Wedding Ideas

Today, we are so excited to be sharing some great inspiration boards for winter/spring wedding ideas, as well as some wonderful, seasonally specific tips from Kat Schmoyer of Dear Sweetheart Events. You're ... [ read more ]


Top 5 Wedding Planning Tips

You're ENGAGED! It's super exciting, right? Did you know that roughly 33% of proposals take place between Thanksgiving and New Year's? And you may very well have been one of the lucky few - lucky you!! You ... [ read more ]

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Noodle Bake Recipe

Have you ever had a moment when you took a bite of something and were instantly transported to a childhood memory? Well, this noodle bake recipe is exactly one of those moments. When I first saw The ... [ read more ]

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Red and White Christmas Wedding

When April of ALH Designs asked if I would feature her red and white Christmas wedding, it was all I could do not to jump and squeal for joy!! It’s a red and white CHRISTMAS wedding, people!! And it’s ... [ read more ]

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Glitter Heart Ornaments

Has anyone noticed how quickly Christmas is coming? Guess what? It happens on the same day every year, yet, many of us are literally losing our minds trying to cook, clean, decorate, bake, shop, repeat ... ... [ read more ]

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Peppermint Mocha Cupcakes

I love to cook and bake. There is something about this process that my creative side can really get into. With cooking, you can really embrace adventure (right side of the brain), but baking is a little a ... [ read more ]

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DIY Holiday Hostess Gifts

I don't know about you, but I love getting creative for Christmas. I love handmade gifts, both to give and receive. With the evolution of Pinterest, there seems to be a never-ending stream of inspiration ... [ read more ]

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Sharpie Paint Pens: Christmas Glasses

I don't know what it is about Sharpie paint pens, but I love them! Fine-tip or bold, in every color, especially gold and silver. One of my happy places is doodling with them on paper and even more fun is ... [ read more ]

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Savory Butternut Pumpkin Soup

I have to start off by saying that I am a very picky soup eater. Not because of ingredients, although carrot soup and I have nothing in common, but from the fact that I love soups that are well spiced, ... [ read more ]

Cozy Rustic Fall Wedding Ideas

Cozy Rustic Fall Wedding Ideas

So many times the bride gets more attention than a groom. We thought we'd change it up a bit by putting the spotlight on this dashing groom and his cozy, texture-filled style for the main focus of our cozy ... [ read more ]

Herb Infused Wedding Ideas

Herb Infused Wedding Ideas

Today’s wedding inspiration board is infused with wonderful herbs in everything from the bridal bouquet, decor, favors, drinks, and even the cake. As I do more and more cooking, including homemade sauces, ... [ read more ]

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Crowd Pleasing Breakfast Casserole

Oftentimes, when we are invited to someone's house for brunch, I offer to bring something. Usually the most requested recipe by far is this Breakfast Casserole. What I love the most about it is that it's ... [ read more ]