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

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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

Crafts, DIY, Food & Drink

Valentines Day – Show some Love!

I am a very busy woman, but I love to decorate for each holiday and make fun, festive food!  This has often caused me to lose my ZEN because I am trying to make everything look perfect all the time!!  (Can anyone relate?)  So any time I can find an easy, non-expensive way to decorate… Continue reading Valentines Day – Show some Love!

DIY, Food & Drink

Girlfriends, Wine & Cake!

I've been wanting to learn how to decorate cakes and cupcakes for the longest time.  So I planned a girl's night for me and my girlfriends to learn some basic cake decorating techniques.  I mean, what's better than girlfriends, wine & cake? We baked our cakes and made our frosting ahead of time so that… Continue reading Girlfriends, Wine & Cake!