Tasty Tuesday: S’more Bites

I’m so excited for today’s post, because it’s a guest post, of sorts, by my mom! She made some delicious s’mores bites for my nephew’s Sip ‘N See (if you missed yesterday’s post about the Sip ‘N See decor, check that out here). I knew these little treats would be a hit, and I wanted to share them with you, so I asked if she’d take pictures of her process and she happily agreed. So, welcome my mom, Kay, to the blog!

My mom was inspired by this recipe, but altered it just a bit to fit the theme of the Camping Sip ‘N See, using actual Hershey Bars, instead of kisses, just like you would in a real s’more. (A easy copy/paste version of the recipe, with no pictures, is included at the bottom of this post). 

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Make it Monday: Camping Sip ‘N See

Happy Monday, all! This past weekend, my parents hosted a lovely Sip ‘N See for my nephew! For my non-Southern friends, a Sip ‘N See is basically a shower that you have after the baby is born, and it gives everyone a chance to SIP drinks and SEE the baby.

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Unfortunately, due to my busy work schedule this fall, I was unable to fly down to Texas to help host the shower, but I did get the chance to help my mom with a bunch of the prep. I helped her come up with the theme, we brainstormed together on party ideas, and I took care of a lot of the decor.

This week I’ll be sharing all the details from the party, starting today with the decorations. I had so much fun planning this Sip ‘N See, and I was so excited to see how it all came together yesterday at the party.  Continue reading

Friday Favorites: Black and White Halloween

Hi friends! It’s Friday the 13th – spooky!! So that means it’s the perfect day to share my favorite theme for this year’s Halloween party – all black and white decor. This week, I’ve shared a couple party ideas using this color color scheme. I thought it’d be fun to step outside my comfort zone and go with just black and white this year. If you’ve read my blog for a while now, you know that I. LOVE. COLOR. So black and white is definitely new for me, and I am actually really loving it! So, all my favorites this week are about that.

First up is the centerpiece I made on Monday. This black-and-white floral topped pumpkin took me five minutes. Seriously!

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I’m really loving how it turned out, and it is the perfect addition to my black-and-white Halloween tablescape. Michaels has these foam pumpkins in white, teal, and orange, too, so no matter what look you’re going for, you could make one of these yourself. Get the details hereContinue reading

Thirsty Thursday: Spooky BOOzy Shake

Happy Thursday, friends! I’ve decided to start organizing my blog posts a little differently. When I share food recipes, I’ll post as part of Tasty Tuesday, and when I share cocktail/drink recipes, I’ll post as part of Thirsty Thursday. That way, it’s easier to find a particular recipe when searching my site. So, that said, let’s dive into the BOO-zy deliciousness of today’s yummy shake!

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In keeping with the black and white theme this week (see my pumpkin centerpiece idea here), I decided to create a boozy Oreo shake with vanilla ice cream and peppermint schnapps. Here’s the recipe Continue reading

Make It Monday: Black and White Pumpkin

Hi friends! I missed you last week! I had a blast in Ohio at #GIRL2017, the National Conference for Girl Scouts which happens every three years. It was a week filled with inspiring speakers, amazing Girl Scouts, and tons of fun. Here are a few snapshots.

I was in charge of the stage shows, which meant I got to meet so many amazing people, including former Secretary of the Interior, Sally Jewell. It was a great event, and I’m so glad I got to be part of it.

And, now I’m happy to be back to blogging! This week, I’m celebrating Halloween, Continue reading

Friday Favorites: Pumpkins

Happy Friday! This week, I’ve been sharing all things pumpkins in celebration of my favorite season, and my favorites this week are following suit.

My first favorite is the wooden sign I made. I’ve been crushing on a ton of wooden signs on Pinterest lately, so I thought I’d try and make my own. It was a fun project, and I’m looking forward to making more and improving my craft. Get the details here.

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Friday Favorites: Sunflowers

And just like that, it’s Friday again!! I hope this Friday finds you well! It’s been a fun week for me – my parents have been in town and I’ve really enjoyed spending time with them.

To get the house ready for their visit, one of my projects was making a new wreath for our front door. And my first favorite this week is that wreath! I’ve been really into sunflowers lately, so that was the inspiration for the wreath. Get the details on the wreath here.

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