It’s hard to believe that the 4th of July is quickly approaching. As I pulled together ideas for this year’s celebration, I looked for details that would be both festive and unfussy, while also easily blending into my summer décor. Dual purpose is the name of the game!
Easter is a much celebrated and beloved holiday for me and my family. From observing Lent, to dyeing eggs, hiding baskets filled with sweet treats and small trinkets, to enjoying spring with a good old fashioned Easter egg hunt. We also love sharing good conversation over a delicious meal. Often this includes festivities such as brunch with friends and dinner with family. This year, we’re hosting a sunrise Easter service at our house and we’ll conclude with a buffet breakfast, so I wanted a table that’s festive and fun for both the adults and young ones.
Easter celebration is a great time to get together with the family over fun games and a warm, hearty meal. You can still put together an elegant table amidst all the excitement with all the preparations. These creative and easy tablescapes provide you ideas for your Easter entertaining that both children and adults will appreciate. Continue reading “Easy Tablescapes for Your Easter Celebration” →
In today’s busy and fast-paced world, spring cleaning on a Sunday morning has become challenging and meticulous. Imagine answering important emails between rounds of deep-cleaning your carpet and upholstery. However, with careful planning and involving the rest of the family, cleaning up your home for spring can be simple and stress-free. It all comes down to setting daily cleaning goals to maximize your productivity.
Get your home fresh and organized with this simple spring cleaning checklist: Continue reading “5 Practical and Productive Spring Cleaning Tips for the Family” →
Hailing from Cleveland, Ohio, home to many Irish immigrants, my memory is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with a large St. Patty’s Day parade, lots of corned beef and cabbage, and of course, beer. Now as a mom of four and living in a small town in Southern Michigan, I’ve been thinking a lot about how to recreate a festive, family celebration at home. My first thought was how can I make it a little classier? You know — less crazy green and shamrocks. But honestly, who wants that? That would take all the fun out of St. Patty’s day. So instead, I decided to embrace it with all of its green, pots of gold, and kitsch! Continue reading “St. Patrick’s Day Dinner with Jen Lutz” →