If you're looking for something a little different to do with the kids, how about planning a scavenger hunt? National Scavenger Hunt Day is on May 24, but this is a fun activity you can do … [Read more...] about National Scavenger Hunt Day
We don't know who came up with this national holiday, but we're pretty sure we want to be friends with them! Rich, deep chocolate cake paired with chocolate frosting...yum, yum! Do you … [Read more...] about National Devil’s Food Cake Day
You've invited guests over for dinner and the house is feeling a little blah...what to do? This is a quick and inexpensive solution to your problem. It only requires you to keep a string … [Read more...] about What Can I Do With One String of Craft Lights?
What is a summer party or Cinco de Mayo without a great street taco recipe? This recipe and either an instant pot or a crockpot (just follow the directions below then pop into a crock pot … [Read more...] about Instant Pot Roast Beef Street Tacos
We love the idea of simple craft projects to add interest to a room. When combined with lights, it's even better! This easy lighted ribbon garland added a special touch to our Easter decorations. With … [Read more...] about Lighted Ribbon Garland
We love this fun project - so quick and easy. Perfect for an Easter weekend party. Required materials: Inexpensive Plastic Easter Eggs One string of mini lights (or more if you'd like!) … [Read more...] about Easter Egg Lights
Recently, peering into the lost and found cabinet up at church, I saw the loveliest Nambe serving set that had been in the cabinet window for a month. I thought that before it was shipped … [Read more...] about Emily’s Living Room – A Single String of Lights
A few recipes are so sweet, salty and delicious that they can only be made for major Holidays like Easter and Christmas and shared with friends and family. Easter Puppy Chow definitely … [Read more...] about Easter Bunny Chow
I love this soup because it gives me an additional use for the oversized bag of organic carrots that I purchase for the boys at Costco. I’ve served this as a first course when having friends over for … [Read more...] about Easy Carrot Soup
It's Spring and it also happens to be National Craft Month! We think it's a great time to brighten up your home just in time for the Easter Holiday. Celebrate with these a few of these easy … [Read more...] about Simple Ways to Brighten Easter
A couple of weeks ago while traveling to visit with friends who used to be from Texas, I had a revelation: Huntsville has great coffee. Everywhere I went, fantastic coffee and tea, as well. At the … [Read more...] about Alchemy Lounge: Huntsville’s Best Coffee (and great little lights)
One of our lovely customers shared with us how she is using round bulbs and white cords to accent her fantastic pool. Here's what she had to say: Hi Shellie, These lights turned out amazing! I … [Read more...] about Fantastic way to light up a backyard pool!
I love making enchiladas when friends visit for dinner. All the advantages of a casserole without the tuna and noodles. It's also welcome dish to drop off for after a new baby. They are easy to … [Read more...] about Best Chicken Enchiladas with Green Sauce Ever!
Sources are unsure about the origins of one of America's favorite treats on a stick. Some argue that Pronto Pup vendors at the Minnesota State Fair invented the corndog in 1941. Others give credit to … [Read more...] about National Corndog Day
Happy National Margarita Day! With President's Day and National Drink Wine Day behind us, it's time to celebrate the pairing of tequila and lime! (We're all about celebrations!!) Be sure to … [Read more...] about It’s Margarita Day! What’s your favorite recipe?
Thanksgiving is behind us and not we are headed full blast to Christmas. Its time to turn our attention to a lovely table. In my world this means repurposing I'm planning my retro Christmas … [Read more...] about Lighting Christmas Centerpieces
Materials Used in this Project A burlap garland A real or fake pumpkin Floral accents A C7 White Cord C7 Warm White Bulbs … [Read more...] about Decorating with Burlap – Light it up!
Planning a Halloween Party? Decorating for Autumn? I love using ping pong balls to transform any set of Christmas lights into the perfect accent for any party. This time of year, orange is the … [Read more...] about Easy Halloween Party Lights – Ping Pong Ball Crafts
This video shows you how to use commonly available ping pong balls, a ginzu knife and a string of either incandescent or LED mini lights to create a wonderful string of party lights. I love ideas … [Read more...] about Ping Pong Ball Lights
Are you ready for summer or has the heat already made you tired?? Well, summer is perfect for parties - so have a glass of iced tea and start planning a time to visit with friends and family. If … [Read more...] about Hot and Spicy Potato Salad Recipe