Celebrating love and life every day

I’m a firm believer in celebrating life every single day. One of my favorite quotes about celebrating the mundane comes from author Hester Browne. “Always keep a bottle of champagne in the fridge for special occasions. Sometimes the special occasion is having a bottle of champagne in the fridge!” We didn’t have champagne, but I…

Valentine’s and snow day breakfasts

Over the weekend, my husband treated me to a wonderful gourmet steak dinner for Valentine’s Day. It was delicious. On Sunday morning, he fixed french toast. I really am a lucky gal! On Monday morning, we got snow so I worked from home and got what I consider to be an even more special treat….

Happy Valentine’s Day!

We are coming up on one of my very favorite days! Valentine’s Day! I love pink and hearts and glitter and so, of course, I love Valentine’s Day. My sweetheart and I have shared some super special Valentine’s over the years. One year we went to the beach and it snowed. It was quite magical….

Favorite Things: Blue infinity scarf

I’m pretty much obsessed with this new gorgeous blue flannel infinity scarf/wrap from my good friend Jessica’s wonderful Etsy shop. It is so soft and comfy. You can wrap it all around yourself, even pull it up over your head like a hoodie, which is my favorite way to wear it. I stay cold a…

Guest Post: Essential oil safety tips

I have an increasing interest in essential oils, so I am thrilled to have a guest post this week from Lady Danni Morinich of Glencoe. Be sure to check out her website which features her handmade soaps, an Essential Oil School and more! You can also find her live on Periscope @LadyDanni1. Lady Danni Morinich is Proprietress…

Something old, something new

While weddings are beautiful, magical, wonderful things, they can also cause a bride stress. One of the things I didn’t want to stress too much about was the “something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue.” On my wedding day I chose to wear a sapphire ring that belonged to my mother. I counted this…

Bacon is the ultimate Super Bowl food

There’s a big football game coming up soon.You may have heard about it. You may care a whole lot about the game, or not at all. But, if you’re like me, you’re at least excited about the opportunity for a party. A big dinner party with fancy fixins is always fun, but a party with snack…