Home Decor

How to Make Your Home Look Expensive – 8 Tips to Achieve the Look for Less

Do you have champagne taste on a beer budget? Do you crave elegance, but cannot afford the high-end furniture and accessories that come along with it? Do you want people to say โ€œwowโ€ when they enter your home? Believe it or not making your home appear expensive without breaking the bank is very achievable! I …

Entertaining - Parties and Events

Appetizers – How to Create an Antipasto Wreath

For a family Christmas potluck, I put my name down for an antipasto wreath. I’ve never made one before, but I’ve seen them on Pinterest, and I always wanted to try it. I’ve created numerous charcuterie boards for family parties, but this time I wanted to try something new! Something that would wow the family, …

Holiday Decor

Elegant Christmas Decor – How to Achieve the Look and Plan Ahead

Every year I seem to get more and more into the Christmas decorations. I keep adding to it! So, every year things begin to look fuller and other areas of the home that were not decorated in previous years are now decorated. My Christmas decor is literally growing and spreading before my eyes. Notice this …

Entertaining - Parties and Events

How to Plan a Neighborhood Sip and Stroll – Christmas Edition

Every year many of us put so much effort into decorating our homes for Christmas. We stand back and admire our work and are so proud. The tree, the garlands, the floral arrangements and other Christmas vignettes are so beautiful to look at. And there may be some years where you put in a lot …

Entertaining - Parties and Events

How to Create a Christmas Dessert Platter

It’s the Christmas season and there are numerous parties and events. Christmas is literally celebrated all December long. Countless celebrations are held with family and friends. You are invited to office parties, ugly sweater parties, white elephant gift exchanges, cookie exchanges, Grinchmas parties, wrapping parties, etc. I can go on and on. Sound familiar? Are …

Entertaining - Parties and Events

How to Create an Epic Charcuterie Board

During the holiday season, there are numerous parties and get-togethers, making it difficult to figure out what to serve your guests or even what to bring to an event. The typical cheese tray? A fruit or veggie platter? Christmas cookies? Order a pizza? It turns into somewhat of a chore. Back in 2020, before the …