Andre Champagne & S’mores Buffet Fall Firepit Party

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Andre Champagne. All opinions are 100% mine.   Now that Fall is here and in full swing, we've been spending our weekend nights catching up with friends and neighbors around our backyard firepit. This year to kick off the season we … [Read more...]

{Amy’s} Fall Home Tour

  Apparently it's the last day of summer so I thought I would share a few fall shots from around our house to kick off the season.  I have had several projects going on that required some "Fall" images so I pulled them together into a quick, seasonal decor post.  Our temperatures really … [Read more...]

A Few Photos of Our New Front Porch

Thanks to all of you for your sympathetic comments about our moving nightmare--I appreciate every one of them!  And I'm so sorry to hear that so many of you have had horrible moving experiences, too.  It just doesn't seem right, does it? We're spending the the July 4th weekend--you guessed … [Read more...]

Happy 4th of July!

  Happy 4th of July everyone! We hope your having a wonderful day celebrating family, friends and most importantly-- freedom! Need some patriotic inspiration? See a fabulous 4th of July Centerpiece HERE Red, White and Blue Decor ideas HERE A yummy 4th of July Martini HERE A festive 4th … [Read more...]

Gift Ideas for Dads and Grads

It's the time of year for gifting our favorite dads (Father's Day is June 21st) and Amy and I pulled together a few ideas to help make your shopping and gift-giving a little easier. Our husbands are both fabulous bartenders; mine has wanted a new shaker for ages so I paired it … [Read more...]

Reflections on Memorial Day

It's Memorial Day, but there's nothing happy about this day. Of course, we love to have our red, white, and blue-themed cookouts or trips to the beach, just like the rest of the country, but the fact of the matter is that after almost 20 years of being married to a career Army guy, we also have … [Read more...]

Red, White & Blue on the Front Porch

Blogging friends: don't forget to link up to this month's Pretty Preppy Party {here}. I hope you all have a fun weekend planned!  At our house, we never forget what Memorial Day means and just how much it has cost our soldiers and their families to keep us safe and free.  So I love to decorate in … [Read more...]

Summer is Coming! {Perfect Summer Printables}

      Not to rush Spring away too quickly, but I thought I would share these summer printables again. Summer is right around the corner--Memorial Day is less than 2 weeks away, can you believe? I've included a Memorial Day Party Planner, Shopping List, a Trip Planner and a … [Read more...]

Happy Mother’s Day

{source} Happy Mother's Day to all the beautiful mothers out there. I am celebrating today at a winery with my family and my Mom & Dad, it's the one day of the year that my non-wine drinking husband has to play along with my wishes, after all! One of our favorite local wineries is kid and … [Read more...]

End of School Treat Bags

My daughter is finishing 6th grade, and fortunately she still lets me make end-of-year treats for her classmates.  My son (who's finishing 9th grade), banned that a few years ago, sadly. The Pop Rocks "Have a Rockin' Summer" treat bags that I did last year were a big hit.  You can make your own … [Read more...]

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