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Showing posts from November, 2015

{Beaching with the Girls}

Good Sunday afternoon everyone. I hope that you all are having a wonderful Sunday and that tomorrow, July 4th, that you enjoy your red, white and blues. I just returned from from a short getaway to Fernandina Beach with my three daughters and we had such a wonderful time. We had one shower of rain but needless to say, I was a drowned rat! But oh did it ever feel so good and I simply just give praise for the much needed rain and time away with the girls. I for sure got the biggest soaking but then I can't move as fast as my girls! LOL!  Web image We had a lovely meal at the Boathouse one evening. We had about an hour wait so we walked around the historic district for a bit and oh my! I found the cutest little Christmas ornament shop. I can't believe I did not take any pictures. Especially when I LOVE ALL THINGS CHRISTMAS.  There is nothing like the sound of the ocean and the clean salt air to me.  We had brunch one morning at Sliders and one can never go wrong with Grits and Shr

{Thanksgiving Blessings}

WOW! I cannot believe that Thanksgiving is RIGHT HERE ON US . I find the older I become the faster time seems to fly . Welcome to my little bit of Fall this year! I went very simple this year with my tablescape. Gold flat ware went well with th e color scheme and paired up perfectly w ith light gold napkins and wooden napkin rings. Love my new dishes this year and what I really loved about them was the price! I had the goblets but I bought these dishes from a yard sale and loved the simple design. Each setting consiste d of 4 p ieces and I winded up with a service for 12 for $1 5 ! Not to shabby of a deal huh? A few pieces had some chips but nothing noticeable. Love me a deal! The table runner was actually a curtain but goes perfect with my colors. Simple candle setting for centerpiece. I found this at the Family Dollar Store for $8. I've had the cute leaf salt/pepper shakers for a few years . Creamer, sugar and artificial sweetener sits on this

{Gender Reveal Party}

Well finally the big day arrived for my daughter and her husband's gender reveal p arty. Needless to say everyone was excited. Our theme was Lures and Lace and everything was decorated in blue and pink. We decided to serve sweets only since this would be an early afternoon party. Let the party begin....  Th e sign was the first thing everyone saw as they drove into the driveway. Made it all the more fun.  She wore pink and he wore blue....Neither of them knew what the gender was! Come on in.... Ready to get the party started... The other side of the pink balloon with the ? mark on it was blue. We also had pink and blue balloons along the road on the way to the party.  A little pink .... Diaper cake And a little blue.... Diaper cake See the little shoes? So cute....  LURES or LACE???? Pink and Blue white chocolate onesies... Oreo's dipped in white chocolate and colored sprinkles. And since the expecting