It’s Great to be EIGHT!

I feel like my baby’s birthday always finds me in a real pickle.  I just can’t figure out if I should laugh or cry.  Every single day for the last eight years this child has brought immeasurable joy and love to our lives.  He’s funny, quirky, smart as a whip, honest, sensitive, laid back, independent… Read More

7th Annual Snowflake Breakfast: Elf Meets Mickey and a Birthday Bonus

He’s baaaaack!!!  Our friendly Elf on the Shelf Scout is back for his seventh season.  He tends to arrive with all the holiday pomp and circumstance, but one certain 11 year old thwarted his plans.  I wasn’t planning to have him arrive for another week, but the night before his birthday (no joke… at like 9PMish),… Read More

Sunday Supper {Election Night Style} + Printables

Due to conflicting plans on Election Night, we went ahead and had our Election Night supper.  I might have skipped it all together, but the littles remembered it from four years ago and were asking!  It’s a really easy meal to pull together… Decor – I intended to pull out left over Independence Day flags,… Read More

Daily Delight {Cocktails on the Porch}

With perpetually busy schedules, it seems like impromptu girlfriend gatherings are better these days than trying to coordinate a date well in advance.  A few weeks back I invited my neighbors over for Friday happy hour just a few hours in advance.  I wanted to share some tips and tricks for how to pretty effortlessly… Read More