DIY CUPCAKE STAND FOR A SHOWER

  Easy and Inexpensive DIY Cupcake Stand for a Wedding or Baby Shower.  Recently one of my best friends had a baby shower. I offered to do the cupcakes. While I am no professional, I do bake a lot.  I had all the ingredients, specially selected the toppers, and even went to the dollar store …

THE ART OF A WELL MADE BED

“You may concentrate on appearances all through the rest of your house, but in the bedroom comfort should be supreme. I think that bedrooms should also be very intimate rooms-they should express your personal preferences in every way…Of all the rooms in the house your bedroom is yours.”  – Dorothy Draper, In the Pink   …

The True Gift of Cooking

“Making fresh food and serving it to your loved ones is good for the soul.” – Lisa Vanderpump Simply Divine Long after bedtime,  I sat in my rocking chair enjoying some cabernet and reading an old Everyday with Rachel Ray Magazine (December 2011), I got to thinking. First off, I really miss magazines. I used to …

Best Tips for Hosting Family & Visitors at the Holidays

Preparing a Space for Your Guests We’re about to start the Holiday Trinity: Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Years. This usually means Turkey, Ham, and of course, Company. I always love when we have family and friends staying with us. It brings excitement and energy to t he house. It means more people to join in …

Fruit Clutter

“One bad apple spoils the bunch” – Proverb Doesn’t it always seem like fruit is navigating its way around the kitchen? This seems to be the case in my house. It will slowly be moved around the kitchen and in the process get dropped, bruised and often abandoned. If your like me and tried the …

5 Tips to Tackle Laundry

“Marriage is about the most expensive way for the average man to get laundry done.” – Burt Reynolds Set a timer. This will help you remember to put your laundry in the dryer. It will also remind you when it is time to take them out of the dryer and fold them. Do your laundry …