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We celebrated two of my friends' upcoming nuptials this weekend Green Apple Style!  This was a fun theme to work with and I just love how everything turned out.  My inspiration came from the old ditty "Don't sit under the apple tree with anyone else but me".  Also, the bride's favorite color is chartreuse and […]

May 18, 2009

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May 17, 2009

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Show Mom how much you love her Sunday with these heart shaped foods!  These would also be great for Valentine's Day, wedding showers or any occasion you want to show your love. Heart Pancakes   Heart Shaped Egg Toast   A Heartfelt Message   Cucumber-Turkey Mini Sandwiches   Raspberry Almond Financiers

May 4, 2009

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This photo caught my eye for its pretty pink color.  Then the recipe sounded just as good as it looked.  What a great punch to serve at Easter!  The recipe includes instructions for both non-alcoholic and alcoholic versions so you can please everyone.  This would also be great for Mother's Day and wedding and baby […]

April 8, 2009

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Change is Good   Large peonies sit in nests instead of eggs!  I love the simplicity of the white flowers in the nests.  What a pretty table setting for Easter, Mother's Day, weddings or "Nesting" baby showers.  These open peonies are sitting in a shallow plastic bowl of water then in a basket of twisted fern vines.  If […]

April 5, 2009

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Well the birthday party was a blast!  We celebrated three of my friends 30th birthdays at a cantina style restaurant.  My manzanita centerpieces were a big hit.  I would have done a couple of things different but I thought they turned out well for a first attempt.  I will definitely be using them again.  They […]

March 29, 2009

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I've been posting about all things sweet for a few days now but there are just so many cute ideas for Spring out there!  I'm not even a big fan of sweets (or baking, but I love when other people do!) but you can really express your creative side with them.  Here is another one I […]

March 26, 2009

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We are getting closer to our "Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree…" wedding shower.  I've shown you our ideas for the centerpieces.  Since then, I've found so many great ideas for using green apples in your wedding or shower decor on the web.  Below is another beautiful way to show off your apples.  We are serving Green Apple Martinis […]

March 9, 2009

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Be sure to check back tomorrow for all the details from the wine tasting.  It was so much fun and I'm already thinking of planning another one with white wines for Spring and Summer. For now take a look at this fresh green inspiration board from Snippet and Ink.  I love the bright green and white […]

February 9, 2009

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I love butterflies!  Probably more than most people and I've noticed they are being used everywhere!  To decorate adult rooms, kids rooms, cakes, parties, etc. They are so pretty and delicate, why not use them everywhere?  They would also be lovely at bridal and baby showers.  Here are some great examples of how you can […]

January 26, 2009