As you may recall from my blog post a few years ago, I used to dread March. I mean DREAD, like some people dread the dentist or tax day. Outside of the fact that St. Patrick's Day is celebrated in March, and, to be honest, a holiday that only requires having a few drinks and celebrating is refreshing, the month is long. By March, I am sick of the cold weather and my gray sweaters. I am tired of … [Read more...] about Rebranding March
If you have ever been to a birthday party I have hosted, then you know I always start my planning with the party favor. I think the reason I start with the party favor is that I believe what makes a great party is the people. Any party can be amazing if you are surrounded by family and friends. With that in mind, I start my planning from a mindset of gratitude, I want everyone attending to feel … [Read more...] about Birthday Party Favor Ideas
Have you been searching for charming Valentine's Day cards for your children's classroom exchange? Well, several years ago I was too and unfortunately I cringed at my options. So, I did what any female entrepreneur would do, I made my own. And, here is the reason why. As a child, I loved Valentine's Day. I was thrilled with the entire process of selecting my cards, writing my friends names on … [Read more...] about Classroom Valentines
My mind has gone into overdrive the last few days thinking of great kids Valentine's Day ideas. Our personalized tic tac labels are ideal for a classroom exchange. (Or for you to give to the kids in your neighborhood) Valentine's Day ideas for school has never been easier. And the DIY craft part is perfect for busy moms. Simply stick the double sided label on the tic tac box. That's it! No … [Read more...] about Kids Valentine’s Day Ideas
Looking to set yourself up for a bit of success as soon as the calendar changes from 2018 to 2019? Here are 5 quick and easy things to do to get moving in the right direction! 1. Cleaning Clean out your holiday items before you put them away. Toss broken ornaments lights etc. I did this two years ago and I am so happy I took the time to ensure what I have in my holiday storage bins are … [Read more...] about 5 Ideas: Fresh Start 2019
I hope you got everything on your holiday wish list! I know I did and the best part of my Christmas was how excited my kids were to give the gifts they selected. My sons bought me some "beach items" from Tommy Bahama as well as some ornaments from Neiman Marcus and they each wanted to share the story behind choosing the gift and their excitement in presenting the gift was all I needed to have a … [Read more...] about Simplify Writing Thank You Notes
JMClaughlin Paxon Wrap with Faux Fur Trim Also, love this one Juliska Stemless Wine Glasses I love everything from this brand. JCrew Faux Fur Coat Cute + Warm David Yurman Chantelain Drop Earrings Also love all of the box link necklaces. Lather My Favorite Things Gift SetI love this entire line and all of their box sets make a great gift. Pottery Barn Candy Cane … [Read more...] about Last Minute Gifts for Everyone on Your List!
Did you get any good books for Christmas this year? I did! Love this combination below - a great book label for kids and a favorite book of mine, The Giving Tree. … [Read more...] about Did you get any new books for Christmas?
Here are my top 5 tips to simplify gift-wrapping without compromising style and charm! Wrapping gifts doesn't have to be time consuming. The key is preparation! Here are few things that I can almost guarantee will make your job easy but more importantly make your recipients feel loved and most likely will exclaim that they gift is too pretty to open! And, here's the thing, just because it … [Read more...] about 5 Tips: Simplify Gift-Wrapping
Have you ever had one of those days, weeks or months where you felt bombarded with problems? I did, in August. I had yet another issue with my current website, and I was frustrated. It felt like nothing was working. I felt fortunate that my clients were so loyal that they were willing to take the time to call me to order, but my website seemed to feel like a "clunker car." You know, the type that … [Read more...] about Opportunity Knocking