The Incredible Edible Christmas Tree

This Edible Christmas Tree Appetizer Is the Perfect Alternative of a Veggie Tray During the Holidays! One of my favorite things to do during the holidays is entertaining. I love gathering around the table with dear friends to enjoy good wine, yummy appetizers and the magic of Christmas in the air. When entertaining during the Christmas season, I like to serve appetizers that are easy to make but that look like they took a lot of hard work. A few years back, I {Read More}

diy Peppermint Sugar Scrub

During the holidays, I love making gifts that recipients always appreciate receiving. One of my favorites is Peppermint Sugar Scrub. You will be surprised how cost-effective and quick this little gift is to make! Today I used a four-ounce mason jar, but I’ve also put sugar scrub in a smaller mason jar as a party favor.   The cool thing about this DIY gift is that it works just as well as the expensive scrubs that boutiques sell! And nothing {Read More}

Introducing Sunday Features Weekly Link Party!

I’m so excited to announce that I’ll be co-hosting the Sunday Features Link Party for the next few weeks! I’m thrilled to be joining Denise at Denise Designed in the link party. She is amazingly creative AND she’s a Texan. You’re going to love her blog! Learn more about Denise and show her some blog love by clicking on her picture below. You may have seen that I co-hosted another link party earlier this week. And you might be wondering what on {Read More}

Easy Christmas diy Party Favor or Hostess Gift + Printable

This DIY Party Favor is so easy to make in multiples! I love Christmas time! The decorating. The carols. The food. The parties. It’s such a joyful and festive time of year! Whether you are hosting a party or attending a party, I have the perfect party favor or hostess gift for you to make: a Christmas DIY votive candle. You’ll be surprised how quickly you can make several of these. Over the past couple of years, I’ve created gifts for {Read More}

diy Thanksgiving Napkin Rings and Placecards

DIY Thanksgiving Napkin Rings and Placecards Tutorial On of my very favorite things about Thanksgiving this year was working on fun little DIY Thanksgiving projects with my daughter-in-love, Shandi. She is SOOO creative! And isn’t she CUTE? If I tell her my idea, she takes it completely to the next level. It’s so fun to finally have a daughter! (PLUS, I get another sweet daughter in May!) For Thanksgiving 2014, Shandi and I worked on some easy napkin rings and also {Read More}

Holiday Leftovers Enchiladas: Three Ways

Here are three amazing recipes for your holiday leftovers… Holiday Leftovers Enchiladas are the best! Ah… holiday leftovers! It’s always fun to create some amazing dish with the remnants of the feast! More often than not, I make turkey and sausage gumbo. But this year, I was having a dinner party for 20 family members the day after Thanksgiving, and I decided I wanted everything to fit on one plate. I contemplated what to do with my turkey and quickly decided {Read More}