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As promised, here is the recipe for the fruit cups from the "Love in Bloom" shower.  They have such pretty color and taste great too.  Perfect for your Mother's Day brunches this weekend. Fruity Cups 1 can peach pie filling 1 can mandarin oranges-drained 1 large can of pineapple chunks-drained 1 large container of frozen, sliced, sweetened […]

May 6, 2010

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Hostess Jo has FREE SHIPPING this week on all orders in honor of Mother's Day! Wouldn't a pretty apron make cooking so much better for Mom? Summer Lemons Apron

May 4, 2010

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My dear friend Ashley sent me a couple of pics of the decorations she is working on for my Nesting Baby Shower in June.  I just had to share them with you- of course! These birds are just spectacular!  I love all of the plumes. You know how I love butterflies!  So cute. These are […]

May 3, 2010

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This weekend we celebrated the upcoming wedding of our two friends, Bonnie and Paul, with a lovely cherry blossom themed bridal shower.  My friend Ashley styled the event-I was in charge of drinks this time ;)  This theme was light and airy with spring blooms and shades of pink.  Perfect for spring and perfect for […]

April 20, 2010

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These rose cupcakes caught my eye right away because they are so pretty.  Then I was curious if the petals were fancy icing or some sort of topper.  You'll never guess what it is!  Ok, I'll just tell you. Rose Cupcakes Ingredients 12 mini cupcakes White icing Scissors 6 rolls of Fruit by the Foot fruit […]

January 20, 2010

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There will be a lot of champagne flowing over the next few days!  Whether you are toasting on New Year's Eve or sipping Mimosas at your New Year's Day brunch, it's always fun to serve and drink.   Here is a tasty twist on the traditional Mimosa.  Mimosa Granita Yield: 8 cups (serving size: 1/2 cup) Ingredients […]

December 30, 2009

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I just love this Mother's Day table setting from Chris at Celebrations at Home!  The colors are so bright and cheerful.  This would be great for moms of all ages.  Best part is- it is budget and time friendly!    Here's what Chris had to say about her design: Are you looking for an easy, […]

May 8, 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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I love how everyone is filling their flower vases with all kinds of objects these days.  You can use basically any kind of candy, we found out at Easter.  All you need are two similarly shaped vases (one narrower than the other) and a little creativity and you've got a one-of-a-kind arrangement!  The one below uses […]

April 30, 2009

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I do! I do!  Especially when it is these adorable SOAPSICLES!  Yes that's right-they are soap.  What a terrific gift idea for mom, friends and children.  They would also make great party favors.  Here are a few of my favorites, there are many more over at Soapy Love! Nilla Sammie   Peachy Keen   Lemonade   […]

April 20, 2009