galentine’s 💖

I love Valentine’s Day…it’s a day devoted to celebrating candy, pink, hearts, glitter…basically all of my favorite things.  This year I had a few girlfriends over to enjoy wine, cheese and crafts, and even though we said No Boys Allowed wed, we had some (very adorable) party crashers Food & Drink:   Cheese boards & Wine pairings:  Lauren Conrad’s party planning Bible “Celebrate” gives perfect … Continue reading galentine’s 💖

Political terms im sick of 

Let me just preface this by saying this is not really a political post, but more just a commentary on the dumb AF terms floating around the internet.  My philosophy about parties is to host them, not choose one.  My mom was a rabid Republican with socially liberal views, so I grew up learning to strongly examine and support values on both sides of the … Continue reading Political terms im sick of 

eat, drink, eat more and be merry 

My love language is gifts, and nothing gives me greater pleasure than creating the perfect present for the fabulous people in my life.  This year I wanted to create custom edible (or at least practical) gifts for each of my recipients, and using simple household items I created baskets or kits that were (almost) too pretty to eat. Munchie Basket: (FYI my cricut had a … Continue reading eat, drink, eat more and be merry 

friends giving at friendsgiving

I love fall and all of the opportunities it provides to have theme parties.  Usually I throw an annual pumpkin carving party, but this year my kitchen renovation stood in the way of planning that event, so I opted to have a Sunday Friendsgiving/Football potluck instead.  It was a ton of fun, and a nice chance to get together before everyone had family obligations. Prior … Continue reading friends giving at friendsgiving

doin’ the charleston 

Charleston, South Carolina holds the prestige as the oldest and second largest city in South Carolina, and has been voted the best small city five years in a row.  With its gorgeous historic district, waterfront location and fabulous food, drink, shopping and entertainment, it’s not hard to tell why!  They’re also super modest about themselves…Our adventure in Chucktown (btw, I hate that nickname and will … Continue reading doin’ the charleston