Creative New Year’s Eve Drinks and Party Décor

 Blackberry Thyme Sparkler via The Effortless Chic

New Year’s Eve is the night for parties as friends and family gather to celebrate the year that was and ring in the upcoming year. Traditionally, champagne or a similar bubbly booze is the toast of choice as the clock … Continue reading

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20 Christmas Cookie Recipes and Creative Ways to Give Them

Chocolate Sugar Cookies via Sweetopia

  If you’re a baker, you probably share cookies and other baked goods from your kitchen with friends and family, especially at Christmas. Even if you’re not a baker, cookies are easy treats you can make and gift. Today we’ve … Continue reading

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Creative Canister Idea for Giving Sweet Treats

Label tin or plastic containers with permanent gold foil. Great gift idea too!

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Creative Gift Wrap Ideas and Christmas Printables

Black, white and gold gift wrap via Boxwood Clippings

At Christmastime, you can get creative in so many ways, from your Christmas tree and holiday home décor (have you seen Cyndy’s gorgeous holiday home tour?), to your menu (we collected lots of mouthwatering holiday recipes here), and especially your … Continue reading

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Holiday Home Tours Recap and Link Party For You!

Christmas Home Tour. The Creativity Exchange

The 12 Days of Holiday Home Tours was so much fun and seeing all of the beautiful and creative Christmas decor (and TONS of ideas) in all of the blogger’s homes was so inspiring for me! If you missed my Christmas … Continue reading

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Creative Christmas Recipes to Try this Year

Buttery Lemon Shortbread Cookies

Get-togethers abound during the holiday season, and Christmas gatherings give you a wonderful opportunity to try out new recipes, whether you’re cooking for your own family, hosting a few friends, or taking a dish to a party. Today we’ve pulled … Continue reading

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My Christmas Home Tour 2016

Christmas wreath swag with pine, large sugar pine cones and fresh juniper berries.

Welcome to day 4 of the 12 Days of Holiday Blogger Home Tour! I’m excited to be sharing my Christmas home decor today along with Jen at Stylehouse Interiors and Kelly Elko.  A big thank you to Lynch Creek Farm … Continue reading

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12 Days of Blogger Holiday Home Tours

12 Days of Blogger Holiday Home Tour Daily Schedule

Today is the kick off date for the 12 Days of Holiday Homes; blogger home tours organized and hosted by 11 Magnolia Lane and Evolution of Style. Our sponsor this year is Lynch Creek Farm. My Christmas home tour will … Continue reading

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Creative Homemade Christmas Gifts

Entertainer Gift Basket

It often doesn’t take a great deal of effort to hand-make gifts, but the recipients will appreciate your time, talents, and thoughtfulness. Plus, making presents yourself enables you to personalize them specifically for your friends and family and what they … Continue reading

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Our Guest Bathroom Remodel Plan and Progress

Guest Bathroom Remodel Design Board and Plan

 I mentioned last week that we were in the process of doing a total guest bathroom remodel project. If you missed that post and my “dream bathroom” inspiration board, you can find it here. Today, I wanted to share our final … Continue reading

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