Wild & One – Aidan’s 1st Birthday Party

This past weekend we hosted Aidan’s 1st birthday party (early) with friends & family with a “Wild & One” theme. We had a small group come over for lunch to play, open presents, attempt a smash cake, and just reminisce about the year we had. For all you mom’s & dad’s out there planning your little one’s

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July 4th Hosting Ideas

I love the 4th of July. It doesn’t hurt that you get a three day weekend, and typically spend it relaxing by the pool, at BBQs, and spending time with friends & family. In the past, I haven’t really decorated much or done anything too crazy, but this year we are headed up to Michigan

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Friday Things, vol. 11

Happy Friday before Mother’s Day! Hoping you all get to celebrate with your loved ones. After reading this blog post by Joanna Gaines (from Fixer Upper!), I’m reminded that not everyone will go into Mother’s Day feeling joy, but feeling loss, anxiety or guilt. Regardless of what “season” you’re in, Joanna reminds us all that “You are

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Cinco De Mayo

We are excited to have our neighbors (and old college friends!) over for dinner tomorrow to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. We’re going to have a burrito bowl bar so everyone can make their own (plus, it makes prepping so easy!!). We are supplying the margaritas, and they’re supplying the Corona & lime. For dessert, I’m

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Champagne Grapefruit Mojito

When I stumbled across this recipe on Pinterest, I was so excited to make it at home. One of my favorite fruits is grapefruit, and I recently went through a big grapefruit binge eating one almost every day. You know you’re a real grapefruit connoisseur when you use the fancy grapefruit spoons. Mojitos are fairly

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Easy Charcuterie Tray

Follow my blog with Bloglovin I love hosting friends for dinner, but I find it hard to narrow down a menu that is both affordable, easy, and unique. Recently, my go-to has been charcuterie trays! They are easy to assemble, can be adjusted seasonally, and allows you to spend less time prepping & more time

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Holiday Gift Guide – For the Hostess

1 – Tory Burch Pitcher – $98 Next dinner party you’re headed to this holiday season, bring this pitcher filled with white hydrangeas and your host won’t be disappointed!! 2 – Marble & Wood Cheese Tray – $29.95 Marble is “so in” right now, and at $29.95, a great hostess will love to add this

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Another Baby Shower

This weekend, one of my best friends since I’ve been about 12 years old threw me a baby shower at our new house in Pennsylvania. It was such a fun day spending time with family & friends celebrating our little guy!! He continues to be spoiled, and we have loved this excuse to spend more

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