If you haven't heard of this movie you are missing out! Belle was FANTASTIC! I know I am a bit behind on this film since i came out in 2013, but if you are a period drama fan this needs to go on your must watch list. Belle tells the story of a mixed race… Continue reading Lagniappe: Belle Review
One of my best friends is pregnant! Yes very exciting news, but that means a baby shower. NO PRESSURE. Planning a baby shower can be a lot especially on a budget! But when you pool together your resource, you can do a Pinterest inspired shower on the cheap. It will take some extra elbow grease… Continue reading On a Budget: Baby Shower Decor
We all have those ornaments. The ones that someone gave us, the commemorative ones, the ones the kids make in school, or the collectible ones that just don't go with your decor. Some of us just put them on or trees (i commend you!), but some of us lament that they will ruin our perfectly… Continue reading Ornament Trees
Dear Santa- I have been a pretty good girl this year. I am working really hard on turning my new house into a home and tackling my new job and being back in school. Its a lot of work, but I am nice most days. For Christmas this year, I would like: Cooper Moscow Mules… Continue reading Wish List Wednesday: What’s on My Christmas List?
I am embarrassed to say that too many years in a row I have been rushing to a holiday party or family function and grabbed the wrong gift. Yes I realize they are labeled, but who has time for that! So I said to myself, you color code your inbox and your homework, why not… Continue reading Make Gift Giving Easy
Tis the season for hot chocolate and holiday films full of happy endings! Although I can usually be found binging on the Hallmark Channel movies, I do have a few favorite Holiday staple films: White Christmas-A holiday classic! I can't go a season without watching it! Holiday Inn- Originated the White Christmas song, and a… Continue reading Lagniappe: Favorite Holiday Films
I love getting Christmas Cards from my friends and family, but I have struggled to find a good way to display them. There are so many good ideas out there on how to do this, but what works for me is a quick ribbon over my cabinets and some mini clothes pins (painted red and… Continue reading Quick Tip: Christmas Card Display
When preparing to decorate your Christmas Tree there are a lot of things to considered: Real or Fake, Flocked or Not, Colored or Green and even what type of pine tree. If you think picking a tree is complicated, what about defining your Christmas style? There are so many different styles, just like home decor… Continue reading What is your Christmas Style?
As a lover of Christmas and vintage things, the resurgence of the Ugly Christmas Sweater warms my heart, although I am sure they weren't always called Ugly Christmas Sweaters and were at one time stylish (and not in an ironic sort of way). An Ugly Christmas Sweater is on my wish list this year, but… Continue reading Wish List Wednesday: Ugly Sweater
Everyone has their own style of tree and with that their own style of decorating it. My tree is by no means a designer tree, but I have picked up a few tips over the years to help it pack a little more punch: Let the Tree Rest- If you have a real tree, let… Continue reading Tips for Decorating your Tree