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In The News: Easter Brunch feature in Southern Holiday Life Magazine

As many of you know I am a recent transplant to the Southern part of the U.S. and have been learning about the culture, architecture, horticulture and hospitality on a daily basis over the last few years since my move, so when I was contacted by Southern Holiday Life Magazine and asked to submit a few […]

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Gardening: What Is A Tulip?

tu·lip noun \ˈtü-ləp, ˈtyü-\ : a large, bright flower that is shaped like a cup and that grows in the spring :  any of a genus (Tulipa) of Eurasian bulbous herbs of the lily family that have linear or broadly lanceolate leaves and are widely grown for their showy flowers; also :  the flower or […]

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Easy Spring Jelly Bean + Birds Nest Centerpiece

To me, jelly beans are a sure sign of spring, that Easter is on it’s way. Create these fun jelly bean bird nest centerpieces using green moss, and other signs of spring, such as bunnies and butterflies.  In this short video for eHow I show you how to easily make a jelly bean centerpiece for your […]

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Mardi Gras Hurricane Cocktail Recipe { #SundaySupper }

“The world-famous Hurricane is a Pat O’Brien’s original. The cocktail is a sweet alcoholic drink consisting of rum, passion fruit syrup and limejuice. The drink originated in the 1940s because of the need to use up 50 cases of the less popular rum that the local distributors forced the bar to buy before getting the more popular scotch and whiskey liquors. […]

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Looking for Some Extra Love in the Bedroom? Recipes Included.

I talk a lot about entertaining and designing spaces but when it all comes down to it, the reason we do all of this is to be able to share time with the ones we love. This Valentines Day let’s ensure your loved ones know it is all about them with special touches through out […]

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New Year’s Eve. A New Begining.

“Today forget your past, forgive yourself and begin again.” New Year’s Eve is a special day. There are no gifts to give. No shopping to do. For most it is a day to reflect on the past year and plan for the year to come. This year I am looking forward to spending the day […]

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Festive Decorations for A Holiday Table

During the holiday season it’s nice to have decorations out that are festive for the entire season. In this video for eHow.com, I show you two different ideas that you can use for centerpieces. The first is going to be one that you can leave out during the entire season, and then the second is for a […]

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Creating a New Year’s Eve Party Decoration + Favor Display

  In this video for eHow.com I discuss how to set up party decorations for New Years Eve or any celebration! To watch the video click the image below. If image does not display click HERE. New Year’s Eve is one of my favorite holiday’s. It is the perfect night to host a gathering. Safety […]

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Merry Christmas From My Home to Yours

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The Christmas Gram Cocktail Recipe {#SundaySupper}

This cocktail recipe is a part of the #SundaySupper Movement “Holiday Music/Movie/TV Inspired Recipes” Theme. And of course I went right to my favorite holiday movie Elf, for inspiration. If you are not familiar with the movie, I HIGHLY recommend watching it. It will become one of your favorites as well, I guarantee it. If […]

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