Monday Morning inspiration & a pretty spring place setting

Good morning. Sorry for the radio silence the last couple months. I have been so inspired lately and I think sometimes you need to step away in order to get some inspiration back. I have been paying a wee bit more attention to people I follow on instagram and there are so many talented people….

Holiday Entertaining Ideas…

As the season nears Christmas, you likely will be attending some soirees and gatherings with coworkers, friends and family. Planning a party can become extra stressful as you want to be able to have enough bubbly and food for the guests. I think a full menu is cool but there are other ways you can…

Tuesday’s Tips: 4 easy ideas for hosting dinner parties

It’s not really rocket science but a couple helpful reminders when hosting a dinner soiree. With Thanksgiving and friendsgiving parties to host, one may rack their brain thinking of all the details. You want to do as much as you can in advance. I know you’re thinking no sh!t sherlock….but you will be surprised at…

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…

Motivation Monday 6.6.16

There is something so happy about flowers in the home. Whether you opt to grab real ones from flower markets or your local grocery store or prefer some faux arrangements, flowers can make a space feel happy. Here are my flowers I purchased from AtHome. It’s actually two different bouquets but I wanted both colors…

Floral backdrops for weddings….

Not sure who started this but it surely became popular after Kim married Kanye. At first I thought the idea of a wall of flowers was ugly. Now I’ve warmed up to the idea and would love to create a smaller scaled version for a garden wedding shower or enchanted forest little girl’s party… I…

Betty’s Total Events New York: My Friend’s Wedding Reception

Last week I attended the wedding and reception of a good childhood friend held in New York. It was held on a Tuesday because that day was significant to the couple. I thought it was quite genius because ceremonies held on other days than Saturday, will save you lots of money. More on the budget…

Valentine’s Day DIY’s with Balloon Time…

I had so many plans to create fun decorations for Valentine’s day but crafters bought everything well in advance. Target and Michael’s were very picked over by the last week of January. Sooo that’s when you turn to fun Party Stores like Balloon Time. They have so many fun ideas to incorporate balloons in a…

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…

Retail Therapy: AtHome Milwaukee is now open!

So this week AtHome opened here in Milwaukee (Wauwatosa’s old Kmart on Hwy 100) and I am in love. I have been following them on instagram for sometime so when I drove by and saw we were getting one, I was beyond excited. My coworker stopped there this week and told me she spent 2…

The Container Store Opens Today in Milwaukee!!!

First, I apologize for the quietness around here. The last couple weeks have been busy, plus with updating my Portfolio and being under the weather, I haven’t felt like finishing blog drafts. It was just 90 degrees last week but fall temps and highs of 60 creeped in. I’m not ready. Anyhoo, I was invited…