Valentine Peeps Bouquet


Valentine Peeps Bouquet Peeps are not just for Easter anymore! Yes, I am a self proclaimed Peeps fan.  You know, those cute little marshmallow birds that use to only come out at Easter. My favorite way to eat them is of course to leave the bag open and let them dry out a bit. Yum! Well, you may or may not have noticed that Peeps now come out at all the major holidays and I love it! I no longer have to wait until the Spring to indulge. For Valentine’s [Continue Reading…]

Four Steps to Quick & Easy Table Decor

Easy Table Decor

Today I wanted to share my Four Steps to Quick & Easy Table Decor idea.  If you are like me I usually spend lots of time planning the menu for my holiday dinner or party to make sure everything is just right, shopping for the food and then lots of time in the kitchen.  I then go to set the table for the meal and realize I have nothing to use as a centerpiece or table decor.  You could always run to the store and pick up a bouquet of [Continue Reading…]

Cupcake Fondue and Valentine Table Decor


When my daughter asked if we could host the Thespian Troupe Valentine’s mixer I of course agreed.  Not only do I love having the kids at our house but I know these opportunities will be coming to an end soon as Tessa will graduate in June.  I will miss having dozens of teenagers in my house, making lots of noise playing the piano and singing, dancing, talking and just having a good time together. The kids all bring snacks but you know me, I can’t not make something! Earlier this [Continue Reading…]

Table Decor on a Budget

This last week I was in charge of the food for a women’s event at church. The theme of the event was preparedness and food storage – the event was called “Stockin’ Up!”  There was a great guest speaker from Arizona who shared with us her method for storing food and being prepared. Since we were unsure how many people would attend we decided to go with a dessert bar.  We did bar cookies because those would be easy to cut into smaller pieces if we had more people than [Continue Reading…]