Alcohol, DIY, Food & Drink, friends, Gifts, Party, Uncategorized

Drunken Caramel Grapes

I love caramel apples, but can never eat a whole apple and if you cut them into pieces they always turn brown.  Here is a great way to have your cake (caramel apple) and eat it too! Use grapes instead of apples. "But they won't taste like apples", you say! Here's where you are wrong.… Continue reading Drunken Caramel Grapes

Book Club, DIY, Food & Drink, Gift Ideas, Party, Uncategorized

Book Club ~ Finding Zen through Reading

I love reading, but rarely have the time to read.  Or should I say... rarely take the time to read. So this year I decided that I was going to join a book club so that I would force myself to read more. I absolutely love the ladies in my book club and have really… Continue reading Book Club ~ Finding Zen through Reading

Crafts, DIY, Food & Drink, Gift Ideas, Party

DIY Chalk Paint Wine Glasses

These cute wine glasses are perfect for entertaining guests. Each guest can write their name in chalk on the stem so they don't mix up their glasses. Here's what you need to make them: Black chalk paint, blue painting tape and either a sponge tip brush or a regular paint brush. I used the sponge… Continue reading DIY Chalk Paint Wine Glasses

Crafts, DIY, Gift Ideas, Gifts

DIY Gift ~ For a friend who is struggling

I made this cute gift for a friend who was really struggling.  Sometimes just letting someone know that you are thinking about them is enough to keep them going! The first thing you have to make is the cover for the hanger.  You will crochet a 1-inch strip long enough to cover the whole hanger.… Continue reading DIY Gift ~ For a friend who is struggling

bridal shower, Bride, Crafts, DIY, Food & Drink, Organize, Party, Time Management, Zen

Pink & Black Bridal Shower

Awhile back I hosted a bridal shower for my sweet niece. It turned out great and I really think the guests had a wonderful time! The biggest thing I realized when planning and preparing is that you need to plan ahead. I made a lot of the food ahead of time so that the day… Continue reading Pink & Black Bridal Shower

Cleaning, DIY, Household, Organize, Time Management

The Working Women’s Plan to Keeping a Clean House

Recently the dynamics in my home have changed. My kids have grown into young adults and are hardly ever around anymore. This has meant a change in my cleaning patterns.  Before, when the kids were around, they had certain chores that they were responsible for and my husband and I picked up the slack. With… Continue reading The Working Women’s Plan to Keeping a Clean House