I thought it might be fun to share a little bit of my home with you here on the blog! We had friends from France staying with us recently so the guest bedroom seems like an appropriate start! Photo by Werner Strube for Traditional Home Design by Jan Showers Wall Paint- Queen Anne Pink #HC…

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There is really nothing like a Polaroid Instant photograph!  The film has become very hard to come by so Polaroid fans seem to have converted to FujiFilm’s Instax Cameras.  The Instax Mini 7S Instant Camera is small, powered by AA batteries and spits out credit card size images.  So cool!  The images average out to…

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I know you want to continue to entertain through out the holidays even though we are all on tight budgets so here are a few tips to help you shine this Christmas season with out breaking the bank. Here are a few of my tips: 1. Create a simply stunning centerpiece: Fill any glass bowl…

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This fantastic recipe is from my fun friend Gigi whose mama makes it back in Georgia!  We can’t get enough at  my house but it is honestly a great meal for a house full of football fans. 2 pounds of ground sirloin – I like to the 90% fat free Cut up four pieces of…

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I am always thinking of new ways to make my guests feel welcome when they enter our home or party and I love the idea of giving them something fun and interactive to do.  This year, we are going to start a new tradition and set up a three-dimensional guest book.  By setting up a…

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When planning a party, don’t deny your guests a dramatic entrance!  Whether you have a short step to your door or a long pathway, don’t forget about the experience your guests will have from the moment they get out of their car.  Be sure there is proper lighting, a clear path, and some sort of…

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Summer house guests on their way?  You should do something nice to make their stay a little bit more memorable.  Little things go a long way with a guest who is staying over and the easiest way to come up with ideas is to think back to your favorite hotel stay and recall the tiny…

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