Styling plates with a little glam…

Over the weekend I styled some pretty plates I selected from Plate Shoppe. They are my new blog sponsor and I spoke about them recently. I was in need of new plates especially because I am kind of clumsy and tend to break a lot of dishes, which ends up leaving with me mismatched items. It’s great that…

Sponsor Spotlight: Plateshoppe.com colorful tabletop plates and platters

Introducing you to my newest sponsor Plate Shoppe, which has fun and colorful plates and platters perfect for any occasion to spruce up your tabletop! Created by Gail Sarasohn who left the fashion industry after 10 years to refocus her love of color and design. Plate Shoppe offers break resistant durable, non-toxic, dishwasher safe plates. The best…

Holiday Cocktails and beverages…

Christmas is next week so here is a round up of alcoholic cocktail options for your holiday entertaining… Even if you’re simply pouring wine out of the bottle, you can jazz up any non alcoholic or spirit with pretty garnishes. Freeze grapes and cranberries to replace ice cubes, add pomegranates, raspberries or cranberries to the…

Yacht and boat wedding decorating ideas…

I love unconventional wedding ideas and I have searched for two point five days for the right yacht images for this post so I hope you all enjoy. Also please click the links of the sources as there is so much beautiful inspiration for a boat, nautical or beachy wedding, reception, or bridal party. If…

My summer bucket list…

It’s summer and in order to live it up I created a bucket list. Not one solely of options I want but things I really think I can actually commit to doing. I would love to do something really fun each day but that may be a bit unrealistic. However here are my summer fun…

Secret Garden themed parties…

Enchanted forests and secret garden themes are wonderful to celebrate nuptials or babies. You can have dinner parties or early brunches in this theme as long as you decorate with some key elements. The super large mirrors is very dramatic for a cocktail hour or reception. Ever since I seen rapper Ludacris’ wife’s baby shower…

Tuesday’s Tips: mosquito repelling plants and flowers

Nothing like June: the start of summer, the longer days, the warmer nights, the outdoor eats, carnivals and festivals, etc. However with everything sometimes you have some give and other times you have some takes and one thing I can’t stand are mosquitos. They die in your cocktails when you leave them uncovered. They cause…

Tuesday’s Tips: save money with these produce storage tips

Some takeaways I learned from Real Food Real Deals &;My Thirty Spot: how washing certain fruits like berries and grapes ahead of time can cause a negative affect on the skin and make them prone to bacteria so only wash when you get ready to eat them.  I also learned you should line berries in a…

Happy Mama’s Day…

Hope you mothers out there are enjoying your day. Here is an absolutely gorgeous tablescape and party by Lillian Hope Designs. See more of the deets and free printables over on Karas Party Ideas. Don’t forget to enter the flamingo pool float giveaway simply by telling me your pool party must have in this post. Picking…

Happy a cinco de mayo peeps!

If you have a colorful scarf or blanket, just fold it like a table runner… You can tie bandanas together to create easy colorful banners… Create a nachos, taco or burrito bar…