It's time to begin thinking about Valentine's Day! I've posted in previous years that my husband and I prefer to dine at home for Valentine's Day. We enjoy the quiet, no crowds atmosphere that staying home on a traditionally crazy busy restaurant night gives us. Staying at home doesn't mean we don't . . .
I've put the finishing touches on my dining room for Thanksgiving. Combining vintage dishes with a few DIY projects and adding in a couple of thrift store finds gave me the look I wanted. I love gold tones for fall and Thanksgiving. . . .
Each year, Gloria and I give each other a themed birthday party. We don't think anyone is ever too old to have themed decor for their birthdays! This year, Gloria put together a Peacock themed party for my birthday last week. She combined lots of colorful elements to create a beautiful . . .
Creating a Coastal Autumn Tablescape for my breakfast nook was such a fun look to put together. Other than loving how it looks, one of the best things about it was how inexpensive this was to style. I used items on hand, thrift store items, dollar store decor and a few pieces from Marshall's. . . .
Is your table dressed for Easter? I love the light and pastel colors of spring and I like for my dining table to reflect that. Using a combination of depression glass, milk glass, some china I've had for at least twenty years and adding in a few DIY pieces, I gave my usually gold and brown table . . .
I wanted to add lots of color to my breakfast nook this spring. It's usually decked out in palm tree tableware and coastal decor, but I wanted to change it up to be a fun spot that says "Happy Easter!" To make it colorful, I put together an Easter Egg Bouquet and used some bright, colorful . . .
, I don't know about you, but going out for a Valentine's Day dinner is not something that we enjoy. Restaurants are crowded, the wait staff is overworked and the ambiance is not what I think of for a romantic dinner for two. To avoid all of that, we started having a dine-in for Valentine's Day . . .
Creating place cards for a family gathering of only eight people is not something I've done before. I've really never given any thought at all to the idea. It seems a little unnecessary, but after seeing so many cute ideas on lots of blogs this season, I decided that I wanted to do something this . . .