Patriotic Porch Party

Patriotic Porch Party

Hold onto your sun hats, and get ready to taste the blueberries…..I’m sharing my Red, White & BLUEBERRY Patriotic Porch Party. (Painted shutter tutorial found on Hoosier Homemade) When we were building our home we each made lists of our top 5 non-negotiables. Much like you do when you’re planning a wedding….flowers were a top 5 […]

Jalapeno Pimento Cheese Tomato Rounds

pimento cheese tomato round

Sometimes you make something, not particularly because you love it, but because it makes for an ideal holder for your Pimento Cheese. And in the South, isn’t it really all about the Pimento Cheese? Such is the case for these Jalapeño Pimento Cheese Tomato Rounds. I looooove Pimento Cheese. But I don’t care for tomatoes. […]

Homemade Pimento Cheese Sandwiches

Heart Shaped Pimento Cheese Sandwiches

It’s Valentine’s Day, and while Pimento Cheese Sandwiches don’t necessarily scream “lovey dovey lunch time snack” it most certainly can if you use heart shaped cookie cutters! Wednesday night, I hosted a Valentine’s Day custom card creation workshop at our local Anthropologie. We made glitter cut out  cards and coordinating stationery boxes to house them. It […]

Host a #SaintsStyle “Homegate” in 5 Easy Steps

New Orleans Saints Tassel Garland

Tis’ the season for football outings, watch parties, and my favorite……stylish homegates. What’s a homegate you ask? It’s a tailgate in your home! The fun, the food, and the team spirit all from the comfort of your own home. Let’s start with my quick and easy plan to make your next soiree a “saintsational” event, […]

Barkery Party + Oriental Trading

Oriental Trading dog suckers

There was a time that if I heard “Oriental Trading”, I was immediately transported back to high school and was sitting in planning meetings for our Homecoming dances. I affiliated Oriental Trading with tinsel and party horns and that was about it. Boy, have they come along way since those high school planning meetings! From bulk […]