November 23rd, 2009 |
I’m so excited to announce our partnership with The OpenSky Project, an innovative on-line community of shopkeepers. OpenSky is full of “experts” – people like me who have a passion for what they do, what they write about – who offer shoppers products that they recommend. It’s focused, it’s personal….it’s bringing the human touch back to [...]
October 14th, 2009 |
I am always on the look-out for gender-neutral baby shower themes, and as you can tell, I love putting a sophisticated spin on them. I think it’s important to remember that the shower may be celebrating the upcoming arrival of a baby, but it is also in honor of the mom-to-be…..so it’s important to [...]
July 16th, 2009 |
Williams Sonoma is the genius behind this idea (perfect for your next cocktail party!). These small plates have a base rim that fits on top of most wineglasses, allowing your guests to hold their wine and hors d’oeuvres securely in one hand. Sold in a set of 4 for [...]
May 30th, 2009 |
Last week, I posted on creating the perfect, modern picnic for the summer. I just discovered this idea in Tastebud magazine – and it’s perfect for our modern picnic!
Make a simple reusable sandwich bag from oil cloth. There are tons of great prints out there (look at your local fabric or craft store) and can be [...]
May 22nd, 2009 |
This beautiful grasscloth carrier helps you easily tote your wine in style. It holds 4 bottles of wine and is perfect for summer picnics, outdoor music festivals or even a hostess gift for a weekend at the beach! Check out Toss Designs for this [...]
May 21st, 2009 |
If you are a girl that loves a little seersucker now and then, you are going to love these! Seersucker inspired napkin rings from Plum Party Supplies. Perfect for a pool party, backyard BBQ, or a lobster bake on [...]
May 17th, 2009 |
I found this picnic basket on Delight.com today – and am just in love with the bright colors! This would make a perfect wedding or shower gift for a couple!
You can’t go wrong with this set as it includes everything you’d ever need while enjoying cuisine at the park – four plates, [...]
May 4th, 2009 |
As the school year quickly comes to an end, celebrate and thank the teachers that have made an impact in your child’s life this year.
Spoil your child’s teacher with a fun, out-of-the-ordinary gift…..a monogrammed clipboard, personalized luggage tags, a festive paperweight to dress up their desk, or a cute bag to tote her notes back [...]
April 22nd, 2009 |
One of the most popular May Day traditions is to hang a basket full of spring flowers on a neighbor’s doorknob. The trick is you don’t want the neighbor to see you. If you get caught, you are supposed to get a kiss!
Put a smile on your neighbor or friend’s face this [...]
April 16th, 2009 |
Aren’t these italian tiles just beautiful?!
Wait…they aren’t tiles, they are cookies!
Whipped Bake Shop has crafted these scalloped, square, vanilla sugar cookies with almond royal icing. These delicious and gorgeous cookies come wrapped individually in a clear bag. They would make a wonderful Mother’s Day gift, or a perfect party favor for a bridal shower or [...]