A Kentucky Derby Wreath

Can you believe the Kentucky Derby is only days away!  The Derby is always a great excuse to gather friends and family for a celebration.  This year I will be welcoming my guests with my ‘Run for the Roses’ wreath. Wouldn’t you love to be welcomed at the door by this Derby


A Backyard Wedding in Early Fall

A backyard wedding can be a easy way to plan a budget friendly wedding, but it can also be a family celebration that is close to home, comfortable and welcoming for both the special couple and guests.  This lovely wedding shows how this backyard celebration expressed the personality of the both the


A vegetable Garden Themed Tablescape

If you read my blog on a regular basis, you know it doesn’t take much for me to get inspired.  I saw this fabric and the carrots caught my eye.  I thought I would use this for an Easter tablescape, but then I found those great bunny plates I featured on my


…and the waiting game begins

I have been here before and I can tell you I don’t like it.  I am waiting.  Every single day I wake up not knowing if today will be the day.  Will I have to wait again another day?  Another week?  Another month?  Will it never come?  Our home is officially on


Chloe’s Celebrations ~ A Peter Rabbit Baby Shower

Peter Rabbit always comes to mind when Spring arrives and I was just reminiscing about my daughter’s baby shower a mere two years ago.  I thought this would be a good time to re-share this beautiful party.   The happy day was here, and along with my daughter’s Mother-in-law, we created a


10 Spring Tablescapes for Inspiration Now

We all need it, we all want it, bring it on, Springtime!  Get out your brightest, most colorful dishes, add some fresh flowers and Springy props and introduce some Spring to your kitchen or dining room table!  Whenever you look at that table, you will smile.  Your guests will smile!  The whole