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…

Z Gallerie has now opened in Milwaukee…

My city is on a come up with the new home decor and furniture stores that opened in the last year and a half. The newest is Z Gallerie at Mayfair Mall. I recently took a visit and purchased a few items and books. As always,  it’s nice to not have to drive to Chicago or other…

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…

Motivation Monday: Emerald sideboard revamp…

Hope you had a wonderful holiday. As you can see, things got a little different around here. I hope you like the new design of the blog. If you need to access the search, social media icons or anything else, just click the 3 lines in the upper right corner. Let me know what you…

Suitely: decor retailer offering bundled priced curated suites

Ever browse interiors or Pinterest and want to recreate the look? Maybe you need to jazz up your bookshelf or add to your coffee table and simply don’t have time to browse multiple stores. I was introduced to Suitely.com, a recently-launched online home décor retailer offering beautifully curated suites at a bundled price. The site…

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…

Thanksgiving table and food display ideas…

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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…