How to: Make the Perfect DIY Housewarming Basket

Whether having a baby, getting married, or moving to a new house, transitional periods of life are a perfect time to give a thoughtful gift to friends and family. It’s a simple act of love that can significantly impact the recipients. It might just be a few little household items, but they are household items that come with an intrinsic value deeper than kitchen towels or recipe cards., because it comes from a place of thoughtfulness and care. Continue Reading

Inspired by Spring: Make Colorful Breakfast Cake Doughnuts

I recently made these doughnuts for my Spring Brunch Gathering. And? They were a total hit, and matched the festive feel and color of the brunch. Every one loves doughnuts…but even better, these are baked and a much healthier option for breakfast. So you can have three 🙂    

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cake flour
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 large egg, & 1 egg yolk
  • 3 tbsp.
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Inspired by Spring: Easy DIY Tea Cup Planter Party Favors

Whether you are throwing a spring brunch, bridal shower, or birthday party, these little succulents are the perfect party favor. With the weather changing, I love to bring in more plants and greenery to my home. It really brightens up a space and brings life to a room.    

Materials:

  • succulent plants
  • tea cups
  • soil for succulents and cacti
  • blank name tags
  • rustic twine
  • pen or marker
  • scissors

To make:

1. Start by writing the names of your guest on each name tag. Continue Reading

Inspired by Spring: Creating the Perfect Brunch

I think Spring is definitely worth celebrating. After a long, cold winter the sun starts to shine and flowers begin to bloom. It’s as if life starts all over again. So to celebrate, I put together a little brunch.    

I kept the decor simple with fresh flowers from Whole Foods, and I incorporated my vintage china and amber glassware. I used some old mason jars from the thrift store as a vase for the centerpieces.

You can build your own collection of mismatched china by visiting a local antique or thrift store. Continue Reading