Five Tips to Enjoy Your Outdoor Living Space

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Can you believe it is July already? The weather has been wonderful in Southern California and we are really enjoying our outdoor living rooms. Today I am thrilled to team up with some of my blogging friends to share our outdoor living rooms. In the summertime, we love spending time outdoors and today I am sharing five tips to enjoy your outdoor living space.

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How to Host a Stress Free Bridal Shower

This post has been sponsored by Huhtamaki, Inc. makers of the Chinet® brand. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

Most of you are aware that I have had a lot of wedding blog posts featuring lots of wedding events as we were preparing for my son’s wedding. One comment I received over and over was that many of you are busy, don’t own a large number of plates, and yet still want to host a bridal shower for a close friend or relative. Today I am going to show how you can host a bridal shower that works for any size group and is easy to prepare and clean up.

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We Found New Outdoor Patio Furniture!

We did it! We replaced our teak outdoor patio furniture on our back porch. And guess what? We replaced our 23-year-old teak furniture with new teak furniture from Arhaus! This Arhaus furniture is by far one of the nicest things we have ever done in our home. We have all spent so much time on our back porch these last few days and I couldn’t be any happier. You should also know that Arhaus is having a big outdoor sale right now!

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How to Make a Charcuterie Board

how to make a charcuterie board

Lately, I have been a bit obsessed with Charcuterie boards. There are so many different boards you can create as I have seen them range from cookies to cheese to lots of great appetizers. Today I am going to share how to make a charcuterie board. I have also joined some of my blogger friends who have created a lot of fabulous Charcuterie Boards. Be sure to scroll down to the end to see all of their wonderful ideas.

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Creating the Perfect 4th of July Decor for a Backyard Barbecue

This post is sponsored by JOANN. It may contain affiliate links but all words, reviews, and opinions are mine.

I am so excited about the decor and fabrics I found at JOANN for my 4th of July decor. I know there is no red, but I love gold, navy and white! And wait until you see the fabric with the names of the fifty states!

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My Favorite Outdoor Summer Party

Summer is here and nothing is better than entertaining outside. Today I have joined several bloggers to share our favorite outdoor summer party. It was difficult to pick my favorite outdoor party. We have hosted a lot of amazing dinners this last year, including a dinner on the beach, a dinner club party in our backyard and Andrew and Charlotte’s Engagement party. But the one outdoor summer party that holds a special place in my heart was when we hosted the Engagement Party in our backyard for my son Andrew and his fiance Charlotte.

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