Well, we made it to summer! Although short and sweet, it's undoubtedly the most coveted season here in the Midwest. We look forward to kissing all that snow and ice goodbye for a few months and enjoying the hot, humid temperatures, longer days and carefree lifestyle. Recently, I discovered a reality show on the National Geographic Channel … [Read more...]
As the great Ella Fitzgerald sang, "Summertime, and the livin' is easy...." It's been a good summer here for us so far. We've enjoyed our share of hot weather, swimming, sleeping in late and enjoying down time. I don't really plan a whole lot of big projects around the house for the summer months, because we basically live outside. But we … [Read more...]
5 Fabulous Finds for the Fourth!
If you know me, you know I love to throw a good party, especially the kind that involve food, family, friends and good ol' fashioned fun! I'm assuming some of you will be doing the same over this upcoming holiday weekend as we gear up to celebrate America's Independence Day. Some of my favorite childhood memories come from the summer parties … [Read more...]