Last week when I was driving around my subdivision I noticed how many homes were decorated for Halloween. We always have a lot of houses decorated but this was more than normal. I wanted to think of a fun way for everyone to get out and see the houses that had put so much effort… Continue reading Halloween Bingo
Last year we had a pumpkin decorating party for Peyton’s Gotcha Day. It was a lot of fun and a great way to start halloween week.
When Justin and I first moved into our house we were blown away by how many trick or treaters we had each year for Halloween. Being on the main boulevard in our neighborhood and on the corner means we get all of the trick or treaters. It really became on of out favorite nights. After… Continue reading The Candy Garden
In Louisiana we got the official word on Monday that we will be under a stay home order until May 15th. This means that once again we will be celebrating a holiday at home. Over the last few months we have seen parents take on new roles as educators, coaches and more. They are doing… Continue reading Mother’s Day at Home
Lasagna is one of my favorite comfort meals. It’s something I make for people when they have had a baby or sick. Sharing my recipe.
Strawberry season in Louisiana is one of the best things about living in the south. Hands down Ponchatoula Strawberries are the best. This year has been a phenomenal crop which makes it all the more disappointing that Strawberry Festival was cancelled. While the festival didn’t happen the berries did and I picked up a flat… Continue reading Strawberry Season
If I had to name my favorite food group it would be cheese. It’s even possible that I would call it my love language. Cheese is delightful and something I could eat daily if I allowed myself. When we are having company over to the house one of my go to things to make is… Continue reading Boards! Boards! Boards!
My home changes a lot for the holidays. I like it to look like each room has been kissed with touches of Christmas. We all walk into a lot of homes during the holiday season for dinners and parties and get togethers. I love mine to feel cozy, warm and most of all inviting. My… Continue reading Our Holiday Home 2019
We recently took a weekend trip to Laurel, MS with the kids and we fell in love. It’s a sweet small town with cute storefronts, a main street and the story of how they revived their community is just incredible. We had a list of places that we wanted to visit while in Laurel but… Continue reading Holiday Gift Guide – Laurel Mercantile
I have always wanted to throw a Christmas Brunch. My extended family prefers to have lunch or dinner so I am the odd man out. Two years ago though Christmas fell on a Sunday and I was able to use the excuse that it was brunch day. Now our immediate family loves brunch. We have… Continue reading Throwing the Perfect Christmas Brunch