Snack Time: Savory Vs. Sweet Recipes

It is the great debate in the world of snack foods. Which side of the foodie fence do you stand on? Savory VS Sweet? Olives VS Cupcakes?   For the last few weeks my world has become consumed by completing my first book, An Appealing Plan: A Year of Everyday Celebrations, and I have been neglect […]

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Recipe Testers Needed For An Appealing Plan The Book

I am thrilled to be making a dream come true and to be working on my first book which includes tablescapes, floral arrangements, seasonal decorating ideas as well as many recipes. It will feature some of An Appealing Plan’s most popular cocktail and food recipes inspired by my family and mentors as well as my […]

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Passion To Print Day 28: PARTY TIME! WE DID IT!

We did it! With the support of this amazing community we met our Kickstarter funding goal yesterday afternoon just around 2:30PM! I am over the moon excited!   As I sat at my desk and watched the number switch over to $5,002, I paused and started to tear up with gratitude. I have been SO incredibly […]

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Happy Fourth Of July

Wishing you, your family and friends the happiest 4th of July! Enjoy the day grilling or doing garden work but be sure to take a moment to pause and remember just how amazingly lucky we are to live in America and have the freedoms that we so often take for granted. God Bless America!! Looking […]

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Passion To Print: Final Days of Kickstarter Campaign

A heartfelt thank you to you all for your support of the Kickstarter project! We are heading into our final 8 days of pledging and we are currently 65% funded towards the $5,000 goal. {are you a backer? Proudly share this image along with the link: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/286026825/an-appealing-plan-the-book} As I mentioned, we are shooting the last […]

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Passion to Print Day 15: PSA! Protect Your Berries

A few days ago I brought together friends and their families for a summer gathering on the river complete with crabs, corn, craft beer and a selection of summer berries. The beer, I expected to go quickly but the berries went even faster. First of all, can I say how amazing the setting was for […]

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Passion to Print Day 9: Behind The Scenes Summer Celebration

DAY 9!! How is this possible that we are already 9 days into the kickstarter project? Wasn’t it just Day 1??Time is flying by and my feelings of gratitude and love are doubling by the day. Your support has been amazing! Thank you. Today I am sharing a few behind the scenes images of our […]

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How To Make Your Own Nautical Centerpiece.

Did you know that the glass floats we love to use in our summer decor were originally used in the 1930’s by fishermen in many parts of the world to keep their fishing nets, as well as longlines or droplines afloat.  In fact they were so abundant you can still find them floating in the seas today. […]

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DAY 1: Passion To Print

And away we go! Day 1 of my Passion to Print series, to document my 30 day journey through the book pre-sale kickstarter campaign, and perhaps beyond, while enjoying my favorite of all the seasons, Summer, keeping in mind the message of the book, to Celebrate Everyday, AND still doing all my usual work with clients. {Not familiar […]

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June Inspiration

JUNE 2014 I hope your summer is filled with fresh picked berries, sunny days at the beach and dinner tables filled with fresh flowers and friends. This year June holds many interesting adventures for me including a Kickstarter project to publish my book due out this fall; a beach weekend in Vero Beach, FL with […]

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