Tips on Preparing for a Stress-Free Party

We entertain a lot. We throw dinner parties with 10 or less friends, we have our immediate and extended families over for dinner monthly, we throw themed parties (like Halloween), and we have "get togethers" just because. Ironically today, I'm co-hosting my best friends bridal shower and later tonight hosting her bachelorette party. I'm part of the Life Well Lived panel on BlogHer and wanted to share my tips on preparing for a stress-free party. We all have been there before... we are less … [Read more...]

Staying Organized Through the Holiday Season

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 Q: The holidays make me so anxious! How can I stay organized this year?  A: Pre-planning; making list and realizing what your priorities are! Let me elaboarte. Let's face it. We are in the thick of the holiday season; T-minus 10 days until Christmas Day! I use to freak out about getting everything done and many times lost focus in what the day is really supposed to be about. With these tips and tricks I'm going to share with you I hope that the next 9 (shopping) days will be a bit less … [Read more...]

DIY Fabric Bolts {Mini Tutorial}

For the past 6 months we have been working on redoing our (well really, let's face it MY) craft room. I have looked at ALL things organization and a few months ago one of my favorite blogs, Smashed Peas and Carrots did a post on studio organization and mini fabric bolts. As soon as I read Maggie's post I knew this is what I needed to do in my craft room! Then, recently, I saw that Budget Wise Home who has kicked off the new year with all things organizational did a post as well. They featured … [Read more...]