Take it as a sign...engagement party decorations

Take it as a sign...engagement party decorations

Welcome back! (or I’m glad to meet you if this is your first visit!) I am excited to say that the engagement party for Hannah and John went great. The food and beverages seemed to be enjoyed by everyone. Hannah put a personal twist on the party with four very cute signs she crafted with some inspiration from Pinterest.

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Not the typical yard game...

Not the typical yard game...

I hope everyone's Memorial Day weekend was great! Mine was filled with a myriad of activities, moving Hannah and John into their new space, dinners with family, and getting the yard in shape. Many years ago when the lake house was built JP and I installed an outdoor Chess board, it’s very rustic and simple. JP had created a full set of chess pieces from small twigs and the board was designed for them. This year it’s getting a makeover…

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Tasty alternatives to traditional summer sides

Tasty alternatives to traditional summer sides

The sun is out in NH and the weather is finally getting warm. I have been very busy getting the lake house in shape for summer and consulting on my son’s construction project since my last blog. Lots of fun! Today I want to share with you some delicious vegetarian side dishes that I plan to serve at Hannah and John’s engagement party. It’s a few weeks away, but it’s never too early to get organized!

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When two parts of your life collide...

When two parts of your life collide...

This time of the year can be busy with graduations, bridal showers, baby showers and just wanting to spend time with family now that the warm weather has returned. I am certainly excited to be able to get outside and enjoy the sun. Have you ever had a time when two parts of your life collide? It happened to me a few weeks ago! I never thought that an email from an old friend and my daughter’s engagement party would somehow get connected.

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Ringing in the New Year

Ringing in the New Year

Though the Christmas craziness may be over for my family, the holiday season is not over yet!  New Year’s Eve is right around the corner. I pulled together a few recipes for appetizers, desserts, and cocktails on the TU living Pinterest. If you are looking for any last minute ideas for your own party or just to enjoy while relaxing at home, take a look!

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