HOLIDAY HOME-SPIRATION: Oh, Christmas Tree!

I think no matter what kind of space you have, you should always have a few holiday decorations! I love this new trend of the Wall Christmas Tree, for all those who have very small spaces to decorate! Here are some of my favorite home-spirations images for this creative solution!

LOVE LETTERS TO HOME.

LOVE LETTERS TO HOME.

LOVE LETTERS TO HOME.

LOVE LETTERS TO HOME. LOVE LETTERS TO HOME.

LOVE LETTERS TO HOME.

LOVE LETTERS TO HOME.

LOVE LETTERS TO HOME.

LOVE LETTERS TO HOME.

LOVE LETTERS TO HOME.

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HOLIDAY: Unique Gift Wrapping

As the countdown to Christmas begins, we are all doing our holiday shopping! In my opinion you could give someone the greatest gift in the world, but presentation is EVERYTHING! Here are some of my favorite unique and stylish ways to wrap your gifts this holiday season!

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LOVE LETTERS TO HOME.

 

LOVE LETTERS TO HOME.

 

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LOVE LETTERS TO HOME.

 

LOVE LETTERS TO HOME.

 

LOVE LETTERS TO HOME.

 

LOVE LETTERS TO HOME.

 

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LOVE LETTERS TO HOME.

LOVE LETTERS TO HOME.

 

LOVE LETTERS TO HOME.

 

 

HOLIDAY: Put A Stamp On It

I hope you all are enjoying the weekend after Thanksgiving! Before you settle in to your turkey leftover comas, don’t forget about Holiday cards! Its important to mail them the first week of December! Here are some of my favorite holiday cards this year!

LOVE LETTERS TO HOME.
LOVE LETTERS TO HOME.

LOVE LETTERS TO HOME.

LOVE LETTERS TO HOME.

LOVE LETTERS TO HOME.

LOVE LETTERS TO HOME.

LOVE LETTERS TO HOME.

LOVE LETTERS TO HOME.

HAPPY HOUR: Apple Cider Sangria

Happy October 1st!! Now that it is officially October I can really start using Fall recipes and I am so excited I found a great sangria recipe for the fall holidays! I’ll be in Dallas for the holiday and it is still hot here, so this will be a wonderfully refreshing drink to have this Thanksgiving season!
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1 bottle (standard size) of pinot grigio

2 1/2 cups fresh apple cider

1 cup club soda

1/2 cup ginger brandy

3 honey crisp apples, chopped

3 pears, chopped

DIRECTIONS: Combine all ingredients together and stir. Refrigerate for an hour (or longer) before serving.

DIY: Wine Corks

So after all of my wine/wine and cheese posts I am sure you guys have been finding yourselves with a lot of empty bottles and wine corks! Here are a few of my FAVORITE WINE CORK DIY PROJECTS you can do with these corks that are simple, fun, and great for the decor!

Start your own initial! Perfect for the kitchen or right near your wine rack!

Start your own initial! Perfect for the kitchen or right near your wine rack!

Instead of your initial try a heart!

Instead of your initial try a heart!

Might be a little time intensive but I love the idea of this wine cork wreath! Perfect for a holiday party decoration! Or skip the bow and it could be for any time of the year!

Might be a little time intensive but I love the idea of this wine cork wreath! Perfect for a holiday party decoration! Or skip the bow and it could be for any time of the year!

Love love love this simple idea for a few corks left over!

Love love love this simple idea for a few corks left over!

Such a unique way to create a cork board for above your desk or near the kitchen!

Such a unique way to create a cork board for above your desk or near the kitchen!

Simple and easy table centerpieces for a wine lovers dinner party!

Simple and easy table centerpieces for a wine lovers dinner party!

Perfect for a romantic wine date for two! LOVE!

Perfect for a romantic wine date for two! LOVE!

Perfect for a dinner party or even wedding reception! Adorable!

Perfect for a dinner party or even wedding reception! Adorable!

Hopefully I will be doing one of these great projects soon! Pictures to come! 🙂

HAPPY MOTHERS DAY!

HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY!

HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY!

 

Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms, moms to be, and grand mommys out there! I hope you had a wonderful day full of love! I celebrated mother’s day with my Mom with a few morning cocktails and an amazing brunch! Just in the spirit of the holiday here is one of my ALL TIME FAVORITE baby/mom blogs! http://www.DEARBABYBLOG.com This is a blog full of amazing parenting stories, stylish children’s wear, and beautiful relationships! Please check it out!

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HOLIDAY: Instant Cinco de Mayo Party

HAPPY CINCO DE MAYO!

HAPPY CINCO DE MAYO!

My life has been quite crazy these days! I just finished up a week long road trip/weekend in my hometown of Cincinnati with my boyfriend (many posts to come!) But of course there is never an excuse to not celebrate the holidays! Here are a few great ideas to throw together an easy and inexpensive Cinco de Mayo party (because who doesn’t love an excuse to drink a margarita!)

Make a very EASY tablescape for appetizers and drinks with a festive and wild patterned table cloth and a few colorful dishes!

Make a very EASY tablescape for appetizers and drinks with a festive and wild patterned table cloth and a few colorful dishes!

EASY COCKTAIL RECIPE! INGREDIENTS: 1 lime, cut into 8 wedges 1/4 cup sugar 2 pints lime sorbet 1/2 cup tequila DIRECTIONS: Rub the lime wedges around the rims of 8 stemmed glasses. Place the sugar on a small plate. Turn each glass upside down and dip the rims in the sugar to coat. Place 2 scoops of sorbet in each glass and pour 1 tablespoon of tequila over the top of each. Serve with a spoon.

EASY COCKTAIL RECIPE!
INGREDIENTS:
1 lime, cut into 8 wedges
1/4 cup sugar
2 pints lime sorbet
1/2 cup tequila
DIRECTIONS:
Rub the lime wedges around the rims of 8 stemmed glasses. Place the sugar on a small plate. Turn each glass upside down and dip the rims in the sugar to coat.
Place 2 scoops of sorbet in each glass and pour 1 tablespoon of tequila over the top of each. Serve with a spoon.

THEMED FOOD ITEMS! We all know these are my favorite! Click on the picture above to get the recipe for these AMAZING margarita cupcakes from HOWTOEATACUPCAKE.NET

THEMED FOOD ITEMS! We all know these are my favorite! Click on the picture above to get the recipe for these AMAZING margarita cupcakes from HOWTOEATACUPCAKE.NET

 

Ending the evening with simple and easy party favors! Find adorable bags and place individual tequila bottles, lime, and homemade margarita mix for a fun take home for your guests!

Ending the evening with simple and easy party favors! Find adorable bags and place individual tequila bottles, lime, and homemade margarita mix for a fun take home for your guests!

Hope you all have a great Sunday and Cinco de Mayo! More posts to come about the big move and the amazing road trip!