Who needs reservations on Valentine’s Day? Be a Valentine super star; wine and dine your Valentine in the comfort of your own home. Continue reading 4 STEPS TO A ROMANTIC DINNER FOR TWO
2017 is the Year of the Rooster and we’re counting down the days to Chinese New Year. Continue reading Chinese New Year!
No matter what holiday tradition you celebrate, the meals and the time spent around the dining table usually hold a lot of importance. During the holidays the dinner table is a place to have a family meal, perform traditional practices, share stories, and even pass some wisdom down from generation to generation. We want to help you add that extra touch of holiday spirit to … Continue reading Celebrate the Holidays with a Tablescape
This time of year we see plenty of pumpkins and gourds every time we go to the grocery store. There is a multitude of sizes from huge to mini pumpkins and tons of different kinds of gourds. If you’re wondering how to use them in your autumn decor here are 10 examples we thought were pretty terrific. Set an autumn table with a centerpiece using … Continue reading 10 Ways To Use Pumpkins & Gourds
Whether you love reading books or magazines or you enjoy working a crossword puzzle you need a cozy space to hunker down and immerse yourself. Cozy spaces can help you Regroup, Restore and Relax. Warm, Cozy and Comfortable . . . a fireplace and a comfy chair is all you need. Create a cozy reading corner to soak up the warm winter sun while … Continue reading Reading Spaces: Let’s Get Cozy
As fall begins to wrap itself around autumn colors it inspired us to find some home décor ideas to welcome the season change. Start at the front door to create a cozy welcome on a crisp autumn day. Fall color splendor makes an entryway vignette spectacular. Create an inviting living room with a beautiful fall display on your mantle. If you like DIY crafts below are … Continue reading 16 Décor Ideas to Welcome Fall
This Sunday, September 11th is Grandparents Day. We wanted to celebrate all the grandparents out there who play such an important role in the development of a grandchild. As every grandparent knows, one of the joys of grandchildren is you get to spoil them and then send them home. Why not surprise the grand kids with some fun games next time they come to visit. … Continue reading Celebrating Grandparents Day!
Labor Day is dedicated to the contributions American workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country so let’s celebrate those who “bring home the bacon”. Labor Day is the unofficial end of summer and what better way to celebrate than an end of summer party. To give ourselves a challenge we wanted to see if we could plan a “bacon” themed … Continue reading LABOR DAY: Bringing Home the Bacon
Before we have to start racking leaves in the yard we thought it would be fun to host a party with the “big kids”, aka “adults”. First things first, pick a theme. How about a wine and cheese tasting? If you and your friends are beer drinkers brew up a party with a beer tasting. A “special” cocktail for the evening is always a hit … Continue reading Party with the Big Kids!
Who doesn’t love a drive-in theater watching movies under the stars? How about a stay-in drive-in? Create your very own movie night right in your own backyard. How convenient is that? A drive-in theater usually consists of a large outdoor movie screen, a projection booth, a concession stand and a large parking area for automobiles. You won’t need the parking but you’ll need some seating. … Continue reading BACKYARD MOVIE NIGHT: The Stay-in Drive-in