Photo by HomeGoods

It’s summer entertaining season. You light up the barbecue and grill your main entrée. As a small-portion meat eater, for me most meals are all about the sides, and in the summertime that means salads, like … Continue reading




Photo by Four Generations One Roof

Who loves gummy bears? We sure do! Have you ever tried making gummy bear popsicles? I found these fabulous popsicle molds and gummy bears in the gourmet section at HomeGoods last week and thought I … Continue reading




Photo by Style MBA

I love baking and trying new recipes, especially during the summer time. One dessert I cannot stop making are homemade cinnamon rolls.   Photo by Style MBA I found the original recipe here and modified … Continue reading




Photo by Cathy Mortensen Design

What colors summer more than red, white and blue? The iconic color trio are decorating many a porch, patio and pathway as the Fourth of July marches patriotically forward. Photo by Cathy Mortensen Design I love seeing … Continue reading




A Seasonal Color Refresh for a White Kitchen

Photo by Your Home Only Better

Just because I love red accents doesn’t mean I don’t want a fresh change every once in a while. My kitchen is a neutral canvas of white, charcoal and brick. When we renovated the kitchen a … Continue reading




Photo by Ivy de Leon

This time of year is the perfect weather for an outdoor picnic. No need to pack a tote bag and drive to find a spot to enjoy one — invoke the feeling of a picnic … Continue reading




Photo by Four Generations One Roof

It’s hard to believe that Father’s Day will be here in a few short weeks. It seems like yesterday we were just celebrating Mother’s Day. Whether you are buying for your own dad, your kiddos’ … Continue reading




Photo by Four Generations One Roof

I am so fortunate to still have my best friends from high school in my life. There were six of us total all through elementary and high school that formed a bond that is stronger … Continue reading




Photo by Ivy de Leon

Graduation season is just around the corner. Hosting a celebratory gathering can be as easy as inviting friends over for dessert. Satisfy everyone’s sweet tooth with a dessert buffet table that is pretty and organized, … Continue reading




Photo by Ivy de Leon

We are getting ready for celebration season. The next few weeks will be busy with birthdays, graduation and Mother’s Day. With some help from my daughter and HomeGoods, celebrations will be a little more special in the … Continue reading




Photo by I Don't Know How She Does It

Let’s be honest, what do you love the most about getting a gift? I have to confess that the thing I love the most is the originality of it and knowing it was a well-thought-out … Continue reading




Photo by French Country Cottage

You know the feeling. You are shopping at HomeGoods perusing each aisle when you round the corner and see it on a shelf. It can be something bold, something subtle or maybe something that is … Continue reading