Rustic Christmas Social with Easy DIY

'Tis the season for soirees! Before we travel for the holidays, we had a few friends over for an early Christmas celebration. And of course I wanted to show you how it came together. The look came about because I'm mad for plaid this season! As expected, I have some easy DIY's for your table and some baked treats for your sweet tooth! Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links. If you click through and decide to make a purchase, I will earn a commission at no additional cost to you. See my full disclosure policy here. I love this plaid table runner from Target! I saw it, bought it, and planned my table around it! Scalloped plates and green glasses are also from Target. I can alw

Christmas Bar Cart

Christmas season is officially here! Just wanted to show you one really easy idea for your holiday entertaining! Try serving your cocktails in ornaments! How cute is this?! It definitely brings the fun factor! I found clear, plastic ornaments at the Dollar Tree. Washed them out. Then served my Cranberry Vodka Cocktail in them with striped straws. I set them in my coupe glasses and it worked out perfectly! Can't wait to see everyone's holiday parties and gatherings! What are some tricks and tips you have for entertaining this season?! Please share!

4 Fall Desserts to Try This Season!

Hiya! I've done a round up of the favorite treats I've made to give you ideas for all of the entertaining events coming up. It's that time of the year between Halloween and Thanksgiving, but you're already thinking of Christmas. Ha! I'm feeling all of the apple, pumpkin and cinnamon treats right now! And I have Thanksgiving dessert planning to do. Holidays are the perfect excuse to bake up a storm, so I hope you find yourself a new recipe to try! First up are Mini Apple Pies in Mason Jar Lids They would be perfect to take to a Friendsgiving or Thanksgiving Dinner party! Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins Make these on Thanksgiving Eve to have for Thanksgiving morning. Easy and fast breakfast whi

Rustic Farmhouse Baby Shower

I have a group of close girlfriends, and over the recent years, most of them have moved away. Some for family, some for jobs, but we've all stayed very close. We try to do a girls trip once a year, which is always so needed! It's the best! Our friend Amanda is expecting a baby girl, so we thought the perfect trip was to go to her new home city of Nashville and throw her a shower for her second baby! Her first born is a boy, so now she needs all of the girly pretties! She has a gorgeous farmhouse style home, so I thought a simple rustic farmhouse theme was perfect for her sprinkle. I have to say, planning and executing a shower from across the country was not easy. Thank goodness for my co-ho

Target Gift Guide for the Home Entertainer

The count down to Christmas is on! If you are shopping for someone who loves to entertain at home, and you are looking for stylish pieces but great prices, take a look at my list! I've put together items that are classic pieces, neutral in color, different price points and would please any home maker or entertainer. I am the ultimate Target shopper, and just like the next, I do love going into the store for my shopping spree. Walking around Target is my happy place, like for many! Haha! BUT don't forget to take a look at Target online!! There are SO many products that are not sold in stores, but are so fabulous!!! A few of the items I'm going to show you are online only, but for Target Red C

Banana Cupcakes with Brown Sugar Buttercream

Another yummy Fall treat! I found a delicious recipe on and wanted to share! This one would be great all year round, but something about the brown sugar buttercream was leaning me towards a Fall dessert. It's like banana bread with frosting. So good! From Ingredients: Banana Cupcakes 1 1/2 cup flour 3/4 cup sugar 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt 1 1/2 cup mashed bananas (about 5 small, or 3 medium bananas) 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 egg (lightly beaten) Brown Sugar Buttercream Frosting 1/3 cup flour 1 cup milk 1 tsp vanilla 1 cup butter, softened (2 sticks) 1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed​ Directions: Banana Cupcakes Preheat

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