Warmer Weather? Take Your Dinner Party Outdoors

March 24, 2017

I always get so excited when the weather warms up enough to move lunches and dinners outside. With Easter egg hunts and spring time soirees on the agenda, it is a perfect time to go to HomeGoods … Continue reading




A Colorful Tablescape That’s Perfect for Spring

March 17, 2017

Spring is right around the corner, which means warmer weather for Massachusetts. January through March are long months in New England and I personally love to start decorating for spring early. Today, I am sharing … Continue reading




The Key Ingredient to Holiday Baking? Inspired Bakeware!

December 1, 2016

From menu planning to decorations, there’s a lot that goes into hosting a party. Whether you’re whipping up a feast for a crowd or hosting an intimate gathering, holiday entertaining can be stressful — but … Continue reading




A Healthy Twist on Holiday Baking

October 31, 2016

The holidays are the perfect time to experiment with new recipes. All things pumpkin, cranberry and nutmeg are at the top of my baking list. Since I am always trying to find healthy baking recipes, I … Continue reading




Bring Personal Flair to Your Holiday Napkins

September 27, 2016

A couple weeks ago, I had the privilege of being part of the first-ever HomeGoods Fall Home Tour. Wanting to do something unique for this tour, I set up my spaces for seasonal entertaining. As … Continue reading




7 Elements for a Modern Farmhouse Dining Room

August 8, 2016
modern farmhouse dining room {get the look with HomeGoods}

Modern farmhouse is an incredibly popular style right now. I recently had the opportunity to work with HomeGoods during their summer social photoshoot here in Massachusetts. If you follow me regularly on Design Happy, you … Continue reading




How to Host a Valentine’s Day Cupcake Party

February 4, 2016

  Making cupcakes, cookies, or other fun treats for Valentine’s Day is an all time favorite activity in our household, especially when we are preparing for a school party or an after school get-together. Nothing … Continue reading




Tasteful Textiles for a Cozy Fall Home

October 20, 2015

There’s a crisp chill in the air, so it’s time to have a little fun with all things soft and cozy! After a quick trip to the store, I was able to warm up my … Continue reading




7 Ideas for You to Celebrate with Red, White and Blue

May 7, 2015

From Memorial Day to July 4th, it’s the perfect time to let your red, white and blue shine — a month to pay tribute, decorate and entertain your friends and family with foods, flowers, flags and … Continue reading




A Practical Guide to an Inspired Patio

March 26, 2015
A Practical Guide to an Inspired Patio @HomeGoods #DesignHappy #NWFGS

One of the best places to find outdoor living inspiration is at the Northwest Flower & Garden show! On the skybridge at the Seattle Convention Center overlooking Pike Street resided a wonderful design challenge, called “City Living.” … Continue reading