A Pre-Teen Slumber Party by Lita Lane

Published April 25, 2013

Earlier this year I asked my 11 year old daughter what was on her birthday wish list.  She looked at me with her beautiful big brown eyes and enthusiastically said …. “Pleeeeeeese Mom I really want a slumber party, nothing... Continue reading →

Cupcake Liner Flower Straws

Published April 03, 2013

[caption id="attachment_2029" align="alignright" width="208"] Use patterned cupcake liners to make these cute straws for a Spring Party[/caption] Although it may seem like winter is attempting to outstay its welcome, spring is officially here and it's time to start enjoying the... Continue reading →

A 90th Birthday Celebration by Lita R. Lane

Published January 30, 2013

Celebrating a 90th Birthday Lita R. Lane We recently hosted a 90th birthday celebration for a dear friend.  All birthday celebrations are meaningful and memorable but there are some challenges when hosting a successful party for a senior citizen. Our... Continue reading →

Beautiful Mother's Day Arrangement (or other occasion)

Published November 07, 2012

[caption id="attachment_1664" align="alignright" width="199"] Try to coordinate your flowers with your jelly beans...gorgeous![/caption] Mother's Day Bouquet   Have you given any thought as to what you would like to get your Mom this year for Mother's Day? Why not put... Continue reading →

Mother's Day Lunch Place Setting Idea

Mother's Day Lunch   This year treat your mother to an intimate lunch gathering in her honor. A small get together with the family or perhaps a few of her close friends would surely put a smile on her face.... Continue reading →

Mason Jar Garden Ornaments

[caption id="attachment_1658" align="alignright" width="198"] Any kind of metal garden stick would work fine for this idea.[/caption] Mason Jar Garden Ornaments   Decorate your garden this summer with these pretty garden luminaries. Mason jars are available at your local grocery store... Continue reading →

Cookie Cones As A Hostess Gift

[caption id="attachment_1651" align="alignright" width="216"] If you can't find pre-made coones..try making your own from cellophane.[/caption] Hostess Gift   Now that the holiday rush is over it's nice to enjoy a little calmer change of pace. The holiday decorations are down... Continue reading →

Hosta Ice Bucket

Hosta Ice Bucket   I love this time of year when we can entertain outdoors and the gardens are full of summer plants and flowers. There's something nice about heading out into the garden and snipping a few of our... Continue reading →

Floral Votives: Lavender

Published November 06, 2012

[caption id="attachment_1635" align="alignright" width="150"] Use lavender from your garden for this idea.[/caption] Floral Votives   Now that the warm weather is upon us it's a great time to head outdoors and spend some time entertaining. If you are planning a... Continue reading →

Floating Candles in Cylinders

[caption id="attachment_1632" align="alignright" width="202"] Use hydrangea heads from your garden for this.[/caption] Floating Floral     Creating a beautiful table centerpiece doesn't have to be time-consuming or arduous. If you keep the basic items on hand you can assemble something in... Continue reading →