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I am a girl who loves getting flowers. I know, I know. They die eventually. But for me, the surprise of a fresh bouquet never gets old and is always appreciated. My boyfriend, Shelton, is great at surprising me when I least expect it....more
So, last year I picked up a really cute calendar from Bed, Bath and Beyond that was on sale. It had fun illustrations, and I just thought it would be a fun, colorful and positive addition to my new apartment. I totally fell in love with the calendar. Each month, the message was just so perfect. For Christmas I am actually asking for the 2013 calendar with illustrations by the same designer....more
It's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas... and I couldn't be happier.
A while back, I came across Oh Happy Day's DIY for flower garland using cupcake wrappers and string lights, and decided that I would give it a Christmas spin. This is such a fun and easy project -- definitely one you can do while catching up on TV or just relaxing to some holiday jams. (I'm quite partial to this one.)...more
The word "pie" elicits two very strong emotions from me.On one hand, when I hear the rumblings of pie being thrown around in conversation, I immediately want pie in my mouth. Like, instantly. On the other hand, I think about how much trouble it is to make pie. Especially if you're going to do it right. And then I try to force the aforementioned thoughts of pie from my brain. It's a painful process, to say the least.The other day, Shelton said he wanted to make apple pie. I actually groaned, can you believe that? Thank goodness he ignored me....more