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…

Fun Friday: root beer float party

I love root beer floats and like the idea of having a station at a wedding or summer party. Frankly, it doesn’t have to be a party. They can simply just use a few festive items and make the afternoon chillin at home that much better. For a camping woodsy party, use vintage items like…

Tuesday’s Tips: fun ideas for toddler parties

Here is a small round up of cute 1 year old and toddler birthday party ideas.ย  The lemon theme is so cute with wood crates and mason jars, beverage dispensers and pretty straws… Make sure you have activities for small children that makes sense to them. An inflatable pool filled with balls is sure to…

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…

Pool Party Essentials plus Flamingo Pool Float Giveaway

This weekend the weather was beautiful and we hit our first 80 degree day yesterday. Since Memorial day is in a few weeks I figured I would compose a list of pool party essentials. Keep guest entertained by renting a projector and showing a movie at night… I think it’s a cute idea to use…

Tiny Tot Thursdays: circus and carnival themes

I am so in love with vintage carnival and circus themed parties, showers and themed bedrooms. This one is so adorable and rustic with bales of hay, wooden crates, etc… I am a sucker for marquee lights and I think the flowers out of the popcorn boxes are genius for centerpieces. There are so many…

Pt 2 of Holiday Party Ideas: Casino Board Game Night

I love a good old-fashioned game night. Throw in cocktails and dress up attire and you’re on your way to a fun filled Vegas themed party. I am buying a condo and one of the first things I want to host is a game night. It would be awesome if I knew a blackjack dealer…

Happy Christmas Eve!

Today I am bombarding you with recent pins and inspiration for the holidays. This is only one post but there will be one on wrapping ideas and tree decorating. Plus I will show you what I done at home and scenes from a party I attended over the weekend. Clearly, your homes are already finished…

Happy Thanksgiving! My tablescape with Sparkle & Dine…

Hello. I hope you all are enjoying the aromas and good food in the comfort of your families and friends. Today I share some decorating that is a collaboration with Sparkle and Dine, a company that creates themed parties in a box. I used items I had on hand and added Sparkle and Dine’s faux…