Home Depot Harvest Style Challenge

Home Depot Harvest Style ChallengeAs you guys probably already know, Fall is definitely my very favorite season of the year. Yeah, sure, Summer is great, but Fall has so much more to offer like pumpkins, cozy socks, hot chocolate, caramel apples, and HALLOWEEN! So when the Home Depot asked me to participate in their annual Harvest Style Challenge, I jumped at the chance!Home Depot Harvest Style ChallengeI was given the opportunity to style and decorate my front door using  fun and festive items that you can find at the Home Depot. I also added a little bit of my own personalization and style to give it a fun and easy twist.

Home Depot Harvest Style ChallengeCheck back here next week, when I’ll be sharing the full reveal, or head over to The Home Depot blog to see my whole design tomorrow!

Happy harvest guys!

DIY Sprinkle Photobooth Backdrop

This DIY sprinkle photobooth backdrop is a cinch to make, so colorful and fun, and won’t break the bank! It’s perfect for your next party!

DIY Sprinkle Photobooth BackdropNow that Valentine’s Day is over, it’s time to celebrate all of the other important occasions in life…like weekends, and cake, and things like that. (I said important).

DIY Sprinkle Photobooth BackdropI’m a huge sprinkles fan and there’s really no other cupcake topper that scream “PARTY” like brightly colored sprinkles. And you can’t really document an awesome party without a photobooth. So I combined my love for both and created a super simple way to make your very own DIY sprinkle photobooth backdrop!

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Mini Key Lime Pie Cheesecakes

This recipe for mini key lime pie cheesecakes is the perfect dessert for the non-chocolate lover in your life for Valentine’s Day this year. And they are heart shaped too!

Mini Key Lime Pie CheesecakesIf you guys haven’t figured out that I have an obsession with all things mini by now, I’m lucky. Things in mini form are just so much cuter and more delish for some reason too. Don’t ask me why, but it’s true. If you throw in a heart shape on top of that, it’s all over.

Valentine’s Day usually involves a whole lot of chocolate covered everything, but there’s no reason why you can’t pave your own road and go with something unique for a V-Day dessert. And, of course, I come prepared to help you guys out.

 

Mini Key Lime Pie CheesecakesToday’s post is all about citrus! Who needs chocolate anyways? (Just kidding chocolate, I love you.) I’m making mini key lime pie cheesecakes. But not just any old mini key lime pie cheesecakes….mini heart shaped key lime pie cheesecakes!

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Citrus Sidekick Cocktail

Sharing a recipe for a citrus sidekick cocktail, the perfect cocktail to sip with your girlfriends for “galentine’s day” this year!

Citrus Sidekick CocktailValentine’s Day can definitely be one of those days that you dread. A holiday filled with pink, red, and love everywhere. If you don’t happen to have a significant other to share it with, there are plenty of other ways you can celebrate February the 14th that won’t make you loathe the holiday.

The idea of “Galentines” day has become very popular over the last few years and I love it! It’s a fun way to celebrate all of the awesome girlfriends in your life and some of us have quite a few that deserve some kudos every once in awhile!

Citrus Sidekick CocktailI’ve teamed up with Ménage à Trois Vodka to create a yummy citrus sidekick cocktail that is inspired by all of the awesome “sidekicks” in my life. They are the perfect sip to cheers with this weekend!

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Mini Fruit Bouquets

Chocolate dipped mini fruit bouquets are the perfect sweet treat to gift your loved ones for Valentine’s Day this year!

Mini Fruit BouquetsCan you believe that Valentine’s Day is in a week? I can’t. I’m still trying to figure out where January went! As I get older, it seems that my days are more busy and time seems to pass a whole lot faster. It’s hard to remember to take in all of life’s little moments and appreciate them. But there is one thing that I’ll be appreciating this upcoming weekend…70 degree weather! I’m heading down to Las Vegas for an annual weekend trip with close friends and family and couldn’t be more thrilled to escape the snow and cold.

Getting out of town for the holidays is always more fun for me. I feel like it takes a lot of pressure off to plan really extravagant things and to just enjoy the people you’re with. Plus, who doesn’t like a change of scenery every once in a while?!

If you’re staying home and stressing over what to make for the loved ones in your life, I’m sharing a cute little project, that’s fun for the kids to make too!

These mini fruit bouquets are easy to make, super cute, and a lot less expensive than online options too. Plus, they’re healthy. Ok, maybe not exactly “healthy” but healthier. (Kinda hard to justify something dipped in milk chocolate, but, hey…fruit counts for something, right?)

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Red Velvet Ice Cream

A delicious and easy to make red velvet ice cream filled with yummy chocolate chunks!

Red Velvet Ice CreamWith Valentine’s day right around the corner, I figured I’d share a love of my own with you guys…Red Velvet.

For those of you that might not know, red velvet is actually just chocolate flavors dyed with red food coloring. It can also be dyed using fresh beets, but if I have any excuse to use chocolate, you can bet that I’m going to go the chocolate route! And I can’t just have a little bit of chocolate either…I’m adding as much as possible!

Red Velvet Ice CreamFor this month’s ice cream recipe, I’m making red velvet ice cream with chocolate chunks!

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Sweet Stop: Bruges Waffles and Frites

Sweet Stop: Bruges Waffles and FritesFrites: a Belgium take on the classic “french fry”, and a delicious one at that.

My next sweet stop took me on a yummy Belgium adventure right here in good old Salt Lake City, which included frites! And you might be wondering why I mentioned french fries for a sweet stop…but I have another word to throw into the mix…waffles!

Sweet Stop: Bruges Waffles and FritesI’m sharing a fun little spot called Bruges Waffles and Frites, that’s a must try if you happen to live in or stop into SLC!

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Cupid’s Arrow Shirley Temples

Cupid's Arrow Shirley TemplesIt might still be January (for a few more days), but love is definitely in the air! The floral shops are full of brightly colored pink and red bouquets, boxes of chocolates and candy hearts are lining the aisles at the grocery stores, and reservations at the top restaurants are already booking up. For me and the hubs, Valentine’s day is the perfect night to spend in, ordering pizza, wearing sweats, and watching netflix. Does that make us old?

Whether you plan to spend Valentine’s Day in or out this year, there are still some fun and simple ways you can celebrate the holiday without going broke or spending a lot of time planning.

Today’s post is great for the kids, a fun v-day party, or even for adults who don’t plan on drinking over the holidays. These non-alcoholic Cupid’s Arrow Shirley Temples are easy to make, yummy, and too cute!

Cupid's Arrow Shirley Temples

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