Inspiration Monday – Martha Stewart is the Queen of Halloween


Today kicks off Fall and Halloween inspiration. From crafts to recipes, parties, DIY projects and of course fun things to do with pumpkins, we will give you a little bit of everything. And I couldn’t start the month off without the inspiration being from the Queen of Halloween, Martha Stewart! Every year I look forward [Read More]

Inspiration Monday – Becki Crosby of Whippy Cake

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You know when you meet someone and you just want to follow them around and learn everything you can about them? This is how I felt when I met Becki of Whippy Cake. She just oozes fun and creativity. I met her for the first time last year at a creative conference for bloggers. By [Read More]

Thankful Thursday – The Lord’s Plan


“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” ~ Jeremiah 29:11 This is one of my favorite Bible verses. I even have it hanging on my refrigerator so that it’s the first thing I [Read More]

I LOVE The Casserole Queens!


Last Friday at the Sanctuary Resort in Scottsdale, I had the pleasure of attending a Meet and Greet with the Casserole Queens. They were hosted by Executive Chef Beau MacMillan. I have always enjoyed cheering him on while watching him compete on the Food Network, so it was such an honor to get to meet [Read More]

Thankful Thursday – Living in Gratitude


Every morning when I wake up I am thankful that God has given me another day. And not just an ordinary day. It’s a day to really live and be grateful for all that He blesses me with. I once heard someone say that we should imagine what our day would be like if we [Read More]

What’s Happening Wednesday – Severson Sisters Fashion Show

Severson Sisters Organization

I work with an organization here in the Valley called Severson Sisters. They are a bullying solutions and self-compassion outreach organization for girls. Their main goal is to build self-esteem and strengthen sisterhoods among girls ages 5-17. Currently, they have worked with approximately 500 girls ages 7-17. I am their “Event Captain” and the “Head [Read More]

Inspiration Monday – My Daughter Lauren

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When I was a little girl I always dreamed about being a mom and having two daughters of my own. At one point I even wanted twins so I could name them Jamie and Janie. Ha! I used to play “Mommy” all the time with my baby dolls. I still have my favorite doll “Baby [Read More]

Inspiration Monday – Vintage Paris Party

Vintage Paris Party

What a fun theme for a party! This was for my wonderful baker’s daughter. It was her 10th birthday and since she loves Paris this is what we came up with. The mix of old and new was a perfect combination. The variety of delicious and beautiful treats were displayed across the vintage table. I [Read More]

Inspiration Monday – Bows, bows and more bows!


Anyone who knows me well knows that I absolutely LOVE ribbon! My addiction has been fed over the years with countless trips to scrapbook and craft stores. Oh how I could just spend hours in the ribbon sections and aisles while the wheels in my brain spin with ideas. When I was pregnant with Lauren [Read More]

Faith Filled Sunday – World Concern and Compassion International

Photo Credit Thanksgiving is just four days away and Christmas is peeking around the next corner. With the joy and excitement of the holidays I start to feel extra grateful. Grateful that I live in a country where I can achieve my goals and dreams, provide for my children, not go hungry. Really the fact [Read More]