Easy Elegance Wednesdays – Inspirational Holiday Season Ideas

This weekend we are hosting our third annual Friendsgiving and I am so excited! We have a group of friends that have gotten together every few months for thirty years and we have now added this really fun dinner to our schedule. Friendsgiving feels like it’s the beginning of entertaining during the holiday season and I love it.  You can follow along with my Instagram stories this week to see what I have planned for this year. 

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The Kitchen Reveal in Our Waco Fixer Upper Home

I believe the kitchen is the heart of the home. Which is why I am so excited to reveal our new Open kitchen in Our Waco Fixer Upper Home.

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This post is sponsored by Bed Bath & Beyond. All words, reviews, and opinions are mine.

I am finally ready to share the kitchen in our Waco Fixer upper home. It’s light, airy and an open kitchen and I am so happy with the end result. Just so you can appreciate how far this kitchen has come, here is what it looked like when we bought the home.

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How to Set a Table for Fall

I hope you enjoy these tips on tips on how to set a table for fall.

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Whether we are ready to accept it or not, fall is finally here. It’s time to swap beach days for homework. And late summer night movies for enforced bedtimes. I do miss summer but I have to admit it’s a lot more fun to entertain when it’s not 100 degrees outside. Today I thought I would share a few of my favorite fall tables and also share some tips on how to set a table.

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How to Create a Summer Dinner Centerpiece

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I love setting summer tables! When I was asked to be part of a Summer Dinner Centerpiece blog hop, it took me about a second to say yes! Summer tables give me an excuse to bring out my fun dinnerware and use lots of colors! Does it get any better than that?

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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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