Sunday, March 1, 2015

Styling A Floral Centerpiece For Spring Entertaining


I promised another floral arranging tip in my last post, as when I have an abundance of flowers that are not in their prime anymore I usually recycle them. There was no time this weekend to...

Friday, February 27, 2015

Pastel Mason Jars And Floral Styling

Friday is upon us once again and in our home that usually means a food fest, always flowers and most certainly wine:~). With my birthday this past week there is still plenty of the aforementioned left to hold us over...

There are flowers in all states of freshness around here, and one of my favorite things to do with flowers that are passing their prime is to cut them down and arrange them with shorter stems....
 It gives the blooms a couple of extra days of time when I snip with my cutters and add clean water. For these pastel Mason jars...

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

A Lifestyle Photo Session and a Luxury Hoodie


Last week I did a lifestyle photo session with the lovely Kaitlin and the weather was perfect to shoot outdoors! It was a fun shoot and she was a joy to work with and took to posing for the shots so naturally...

Monday, February 23, 2015

Spring Living Room Styling


I know that some of you are still freezing up north, but I do hope that you had a great weekend. Spring is on the way!

My husband and I have been slowly doing some Spring cleaning around the house (like pressure cleaning...ugh!) and I've been working on some styling in the living room...

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Kitchen and Dining Room Spring Updates...and Organizing Tips


It might be slightly early to be decorating for Spring, but when you think about it...the Vernal Equinox is just a month from tomorrow. It's cold here though right now, with the temperatures to drop to around 40 tonight...and this is South Florida!

So as you might have noticed if you have been following along, I've been organizing and decluttering and it's such a slowwww process. Painful at times in terms of getting rid of things that I used to be attached to. With that, and everything else going on around here it's been a busy and productive week. I am FAR from an organizing expert, but here is what I recommend...

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Hearty French Leek and Potato Soup

My Weekly Flowers from Trader Joe's, and some left from Valentine's Day. If you haven't ever purchased "wax flowers", they are very inexpensive and when you pinch the waxy head they smell like fresh lemon!

Enough about flowers, as this post is really about satisfying soup and I have a 5 minute recipe to easily follow...