Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day

Celebrating St. Patrick's Day
Yay for March! This means spring and all that it promises is on its way! It’s also the month when we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and the Luck of the Irish. As you know, I love celebrating all things holiday, and St. Patty’s Day is no different. Continue reading “Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day”

A Memorable Valentine’s Day With Your Loved Ones


Hello, February! We made it through the first month of winter in the Midwest. The month of love has officially arrived and I’m going to share my favorite tips for creating memories with your loved ones—family, friends, and significant other this Valentine’s Day. Continue reading “A Memorable Valentine’s Day With Your Loved Ones”

12 Ways to Prepare Your Home for the Holidays

The holiday season is upon us, and with Christmas just days away, I’m sure many of you are decking the halls and getting your home ready for your celebrations. To help with your preparations, I am excited to share 12 tree trimming and house decorating tips that will make the work easy, fun, and memorable. Continue reading “12 Ways to Prepare Your Home for the Holidays”

Outdoor Entertaining for the 4th of July

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!

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas for the Favorite Man in your Life

Life can be pretty busy at the Lutz household — in particular for my husband and father of our four kids. So, for Father’s Day, our favorite ritual is to kick back and relax. We love to grill out, make dad’s favorite dessert — which may be as simple as s’mores over the fire — play games, let him have a little downtime, and watch a movie as a family. Our kids usually make homemade cards accompanied by a gift.

Now, deciding what to give your husband or dad for Father’s Day can be difficult. This year, I compiled gift ideas for all types of dads. Here’s a list of what you can give the favorite guy in our lives: Continue reading “Father’s Day Gift Ideas for the Favorite Man in your Life”