A Holiday Dessert Bar Cart in 5 Easy Steps

November 16, 2017

‘Tis the season for holiday entertaining. One of my favorite things to do this time of year is to gather with friends and family and treat them to an array of tasty confections. Today, I … Continue reading




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 Gathering That’s All Your Own

March 16, 2017

What are the moments that make your home special? Maybe you gather your neighbors to eat pancakes every Sunday or invite your girlfriends over for a monthly book club (paired with a little wine, of … Continue reading




How to Add Charm By Mixing Vintage & New

January 12, 2017

A home filled with collected charm is inviting and tells a story. It is a home that has a personality. Decorating with collected charm is about embracing all of the quirks that come with antiques, and mingling … Continue reading




Organize Your New Year with These Home Office Solutions

January 5, 2017

When the new year rolls around, we always think of new years resolutions. Many people have goals for eating better or working out more. My resolution was to organize my home for the new year. I … Continue reading




Party Essentials to Celebrate the New Year

December 29, 2016

Invite a few friends to ring in the new year at home. It’s not too late to plan your New Year’s party. Photo by Ivy de Leon A few bar essentials and simple festive decorations are … Continue reading




Give Guests a Warm Welcome with a Fall Tablescape

October 12, 2016

With a lineup of holidays just around the corner, there are bound to be many gatherings with friends and family. Dinner parties are one of the many reasons we open up our homes to loved … 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




Warm Up with a Holiday Hot Chocolate Bar

December 16, 2015

Kids of all ages will gather around this hot chocolate bar to keep warm this holiday season. It’s easy to set up, and guests will adore it. Plus, Christmas calories don’t count, right? A tartan … Continue reading




A Tasty Recipe for Thanksgiving Leftovers

November 25, 2015

Who loves a good turkey dinner? We sure do! And one of the best things about holiday gatherings, in my opinion, are the leftovers. At my house, we usually have enough turkey left over from … Continue reading