Christmas | Furbabies | Gifts | Holiday

A Furbaby Wish List for Santa PAWS

I recently shared mine and my husband’s Christmas wish lists, but I failed to share what the other (furry) members of our household have on their wish lists! We have two small dogs (Izzy and Roxy) and a large cat (Winter). Izzy is 11, Roxy is 10, and Winter is 5. Of course, they all have […]

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Christmas | Gifts | Holiday

All I Want for Christmas… 2017

Hello, all and happy Cyber Monday! The majority of my Christmas shopping is already purchased and wrapped, so I’ll be sitting this Cyber Monday out. I always take some time in the weeks before Christmas to finish up shopping for those last-minute gifts around my hometown. As of right now, I still need one dirty […]

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Blue House | Family | First House | Gifts | Holiday | Life

15 Wedding Gifts We’re Still Using – Nearly 10 Years Later!

I was recently cleaning out and decluttering my kitchen when I realized we still use quite a few things around our house that we received as wedding gifts back in 2008 – nearly 10 years ago! So, I thought it might be helpful to put together a list of the items we’re still using throughout our […]

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Entertaining | Family | Holiday

New Year’s Eve Favorite Things Brunch

Happy new year! The ladies in my family have started a new tradition of having a favorite things brunch around the holidays where my younger cousin and I host our moms, aunts, and grandmothers at my house for a fun morning of fellowship and gifting. (Click here to read more about the favorite things game.) […]

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Christmas | Entertaining | Family | Gifts | Holiday | Life | Tablescapes

Favorite Things Christmas Brunch

Merry week of Christmas! I hosted a Christmas favorite things brunch (ladies only!) over the weekend, and I wanted to share it with you before the holiday passes us by. Menu: Chicken Strips with Overnight Yeasted Waffles and Syrup Cranberry Pistachio Baked Brie Roasted Red Pepper Dip with Cocktail Sourdough Bread Ranch Dip with Veggies Chocolates […]

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Christmas | Holiday

A Pretty Black Christmas Tree for the Dining Room

Remember my steal of a deal on a white Christmas tree? It was not meant to be. Even after a call to customer service, it was apparent that Target.com had sold me a tree it did not actually have in stock. The nearest location that had the tree available in store was in another state. […]

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Christmas | Holiday | How To

Cyber Monday $10 Christmas Tree Purchase

Hello! I’m stopping in to quickly share a great deal I found today on a Christmas tree. I basically just purchased this Christmas tree for only $10! How did I manage such an amazing deal? I used the Cyber Monday 15% off coupon (CYBER15) stacked with a coupon code that saved $10 off of $50 (DECORATE). This […]

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Christmas | Gifts | Holiday

All I Want for Christmas 2014

I’ve bought and wrapped the gifts for our family and friends, so now it’s time to share my Christmas wish list! Below are a few of the items I’m hoping St. Nick brings my way. 1. A Heated Blanket A heated blanket with duel-tem controls would be so nice for those extra chilly nights. I’ll […]

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Christmas | Holiday | Life

Holiday Planning

How is it already November? (More importantly, how have I not blogged in nearly a year?) November means the busy holiday season is upon us, and I’ve already begun prepping. I moved the second desk and the bookcase out of the office. I purchased a chair for the space to make the corner of the room […]

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Christmas | Holiday | How To | Life | Recipes

Christmas Meal Planning

Last week, I mentioned that I like to plan all of my Christmas meals in advance, but I didn’t share with you what that looked like. Today, I thought it might be fun to share what I’m planning to prepare and take with me to all of our events, as well as some of the […]

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