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This post is certainly overdue. With all the family gatherings and catching the flu to distract me from blogging, I can finally share my home for the holidays. Christmas and 2012 may be long gone but I hope you can still find some inspiration for your upcoming winter parties. My home decor for [...]
Last year, my hubby’s side of the family (all 13 of us) embarked on a 10 day medical & dental missions trip to the Philippines. Half of us have no medical training but what we did have to offer was a willing heart to serve the people of Palawan, Philippines.  I was assigned to the [...]
My wonderful sister-in-law owns a family daycare & child learning center named Kidz Haven. It truly is a place where parents can be assured their little ones are being cared for and develop a genuine love for learning. She seriously goes above and beyond her duties by hosting several events [...]
I recently became a member of the Shinoda Design Center, a wholesale warehouse in SoCal. I am in absolute awe of this place! I’m like a child in a toy store, there’s so much great stuff I can’t decide what to take home with me. This is the place where my creative wheels [...]
What door would be complete during this time of the year without a beautiful holiday wreath to adorn it? Browse my top 10 favorite wreath ideas from around the web to get you inspired. Winter Twig Wreath by Design Dining + Diapers This rustic and modern wreath is perfect for my own décor theme [...]
“Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.” – W.T. Purkiser I have so much respect for companies that take the time to show their appreciation for their employees. I’m a firm believer in that keeping your workers happy is the key to a [...]
If you are hosting Thanksgiving Dinner, you are probably caught up in the frenzy of holiday preparations.  Here are my top 5 Thanksgiving Tablescapes to help you finalize the details of your family dinner. Timeless Tradition styled by Matthew Mead for Yankee Magazine via French Garden House [...]
Thanksgiving is right around the corner! Too often we’re consumed with preparations for the big family meal that we forget about our little guests. To help in your planning, here are 10 Kid-Friendly Desserts that can be done with the assistance and enjoyment of small hands. 1. Oreo Turkey [...]