Ringing in 2022 {Traditional New Years Feast}

After a day spent at home resting, watching football, reading and working on our new puzzle, we enjoyed our 19th annual New Years Day meal! I gave myself gorgeous white linen napkins with a metallic god monogram for Christmas (ha!) and they were the jumping off point for my table. It was sparkly and festive… Read More

Celebrating Christmas 2021 {Merry Little Luncheon Menu & Recipes}

I’m back today with the menu and recipes from my Merry Little Luncheon and ornament exchange. I love to pull out all of my recipes and mull over a menu. This one features recipes that my family has enjoyed for decades, and I thought they would be lovely to share with friends. Everything was prepared… Read More

A Surprise “Sweet” 16 Christmas Celebration

As November approached, I was after John every day about what he wanted to do to celebrate his sixteenth birthday. He is a pretty social kid and loves hanging with his friends. When he got exasperated one day and threw up his hands saying “I don’t want a party. I can’t even figure out if… Read More