Elegant Centerpieces for a Winter Dinner

Have you ever thought about making statement centerpieces with baby’s breath?  Simple silver vases and baby’s breath make elegant centerpieces.  Tucked between my son’s wedding in France and the Christmas holiday I was hosting a dinner for family that did not travel to Europe for the wedding.  I wanted to make the


Celebrate Your Story Link Party

Welcome to Celebrate Your Story Link Party, fellow bloggers and readers alike!  I am going to share a little of my personal story this week.  How are you keeping warm during these cold February days?  I made a quick trip up to Ohio this week so I am feeling the cold instead


Individual Pavlova Dessert ~ Recipe and How To

An individual pavlova is a perfect way to serve these pretty light and yummy desserts.  Large pavlovas are so elegant and impressive, but as soon as you cut one serving the beauty fades.  This is such a lovely way to present these pretty treats.  The truth is I tried to make a


7 Rules for Working With An In-Store Designer

Working with an In-Store Designer was not something I planned on doing.   Styling this new home and starting from scratch (well, pretty much), there have been lots of long Saturdays wandering around furniture and home stores.  I have really had my heart set on these Chesterfield style sofas from Restoration Hardware for


Celebrate Your Story Linky Party

Welcome back to another link party, here we are almost to the end of the first month of 2016.  Where does the time go?  What is your story?  Are you a blogger?  What do you want to share with those who come to read your blog?  Are you a blog reader?  Why


Mardi Gras Tablescape and Dinner for Four

It is Mardi Gras time!  I am not interested in travelling to New Orleans, Mobile, Alabama or one of the other hot spots for celebrating Mardi Gras, but that doesn’t mean I have to let the occasion pass without a celebration of sorts.  For us, it is time to bring out the


Celebrate Your Story Link Party

Once again, it is time to Celebrate Your Story!  This is a lovely opportunity for bloggers to stop by and share their latest posts that reflect their stories and their blogs.  For those of you who stop by Celebrate and Decorate for ideas on home decor and entertaining, check out the links


12 Fabulous Kitchens

Here are 12 fabulous kitchens, different colors, different styles, but all have aspects I love.  I won’t be renovating my kitchen for a year or more, but a girl can dream, can’t she?  I scour the magazines and Pinterest and hope that when I finally renovate I will know exactly what I want.


A Paris Themed Valentine’s Dinner

My husband loves Paris, I mean he really LOVES Paris.  His dream is to live there for an entire summer someday.  This led me to this great idea for New Year’s Eve.  I know, we were talking about Valentine’s, but we got invited to that wonderful party for New Year’s Eve, so I


Deciding on a Style and a Link Party

As I move forward decorating my new home I find I am struggling to decide on a style.  Do you ever just ponder what exactly your interior design style is or what you want it to be?  If you had won that big Powerball lottery prize, and could redo your entire home