Welcome 2015!


It is always exciting to welcome a new year! So this year is no different . . . I have been anticipating this new year for a while now. 2015. For some reason it seems like a big deal. Maybe it’s because I have big goals for my business this year . . . I […]

Want to make your blog beautiful?


Make your blog beautiful! Do you have a great blog but struggle with the design? Feel like you just need a quick makeover? Want to increase your SEO ranking? Does your header need a facelift? Lets chat!  I can help, and it may just be much more fun and affordable than you thought! Shoot me […]

O.K. So maybe this will be the year


Every year I purpose to write down all my favorite family recipes.  You know the ones that make you think of Grandma, or Mom or other special people.  I even associate certain food to special events in my life, like the witches brew my Mom made at my sisters November birthday when I was 10.  […]

Furniture Makeover

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Most of you know we are a household of FIVE daughters! Doesn’t this cute vanity look like it would belong in a house with five little ladies? Well, that’s what I thought! Boy!  Was I WRONG!!! The girls never sat in front of this cute vanity to fuss over their long beautiful locks, they never kept their hair brush […]

Make a Garden Journal


I have absolutely LOVED spending time in my garden this summer! I found myself wishing I had taken some notes last year so I would know a wee bit more about the different plants this year. So . . . . I decided to make a garden journal.  A place to store extra seeds and write a […]

Ombré Petal Cake Tutorial


I am LOVIN’ the ombré look! Ombré means shaded or graduated in tone, and it is beautiful! I’ve also been enjoying the petal technique, which apparently has been around for a long time. So . . . I decided to put them together! Here’s a close up look With the blue tone, I immediately thought of the big […]

Luscious Lemon Spread


Around 20 years ago I worked for a small town gourmet bakery in my hometown.  I felt like Little Red Riding Hood as I walked from business to business with a basket full of freshly baked muffins and scones.  The scones were fabulous!  Melt in your mouth, to die for yummy . . . but […]

Graduation Cookies

finished cookies

I have been longing for an excuse . . . It’s true. I have been looking for justification to waste some time. Oh yeah.  Some money too . . . I love those beautiful cookies that look as if the cookie maker has spent hours, days, maybe weeks to make. The royal icing kind. My […]

Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes


My Mom was cool! . . . and way ahead of her time. Before Pinterest was thought of, before there was even internet, my Mom came up with very fun birthday parties. Flutterby the clown came to my 7th birthday and she arrived in style!  Being fashionably late, a handful of my school friends and […]