Easter is just around the corner and in my family that means it is time to start thinking about Greek Easter Bread.  While my mom was visiting, we hosted a Craftenhagen event where she showed us how to bake the most deliciously sweet Easter Bread. I make this Bread every year with my own family […]


The Teen Surprise Party

by Tina on March 26, 2014

in Celebrations

Other parents try to tell you before your kids are born that nothing can prepare you for the love that you will feel for your child, but it really is so hard to comprehend.  And once they come into your life, there is not much that can prepare you for the overwhelming desire to spoil […]


I have been freaking out just a little all week as our Traveling Girl’s 13th birthday was approaching.  I kept feeling mild panic as I realized that my gorgeous little baby was about to become a teenager.  Gulp.  And that meant that I would be a mom of a teenager.  Double Gulp.  I have always […]


A Dressed Up Valentines Day Look

by Tina on February 11, 2014

in family, Fashion

This year our kids are on winter break for Valentine’s Day so we decided to celebrate a little early with just the two of us.  Normally I play it pretty casual, but this year I decided to go for a more dressed up Valentine look.  I fell in love with this stunning LBD from COS […]


How to Make a Bow Napkin

by Tina on February 7, 2014

in Celebrations, DIY

Today I am back to show you how to jazz up your party table with an adorable bow napkin, which is a cute and playful way of adding something extra special to your place settings, which we featured in our Valentine’s Party at Home. You will need three supplies: A paper napkin, a 1″ x […]