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Homemade Peach Iced Tea Recipe

Now that you know how to plan the perfect picnic, pack some goodies to bring along. Follow these quick and easy steps for peach iced tea heaven.  Serve this yummy tea to guests during gatherings.  Peach Iced Tea Recipe Ingredients: 4 … Continue reading

Picnic on the Go

How to Plan the Perfect Picnic

With temperatures rising, it’s time to start thinking about outdoor activities again. Take it slow and enjoy the great outdoors by planning the perfect spring picnic with your loved ones. Follow these steps for stress-free picnic planning.  This wagon is … Continue reading

“Color can be achieved inexpensively. In addition to flowers, artwork is another great way to add color. Plus, you can easily change up décor such as coffee table books or pillows from season to season and it really alters the look of the house,” Claire says.

An Organized Downsize: Part 4

 Organization is the hands-on way to make a fresh start in the new year. Make 2014 the year your home is transformed from cluttered and haphazardly organized to well styled and welcoming. This month we have featured Claire Hooper’s home … Continue reading

Festive and bright will be the perfect descriptors of your New Year celebration when you create DIY decor from metallic favorites and Christmas accents.

DIY New Year

 You spent all that time decorating for Christmas and its festivities, why take it down so quickly? Mix up your decor and give a New Year celebration with repurposed centerpieces and accents. The best part is that these sparkly, shiny … Continue reading

Lights are a must-have for holiday decor, but ensure your home is as safe as it is bright by following these safety tips.

5 Things Electricians Wish You Knew About Holiday Lights

 You may be tempted to light up your whole neighborhood with your home’s luminous display this Christmas, but you should resist the urge to rival the Griswolds. The following five tips from electrician Jeff LaCarrubba of LaCarrubba Electric in Fairless … Continue reading

This table is the epitome of rustic chic thanks to the color pallet and attention to detail. Incorporate opposites, such as burlap and silver, to complete your look.

Create a Rustic Chic Thanksgiving

  Thanksgiving brings with it rich hues, rustic charm and plenty of gourds. These seasonal treasures need not hinder your chic style at the dinner table, and they certainly don’t limit you to leaf patterned dinnerware. Set a table that … Continue reading

For a more sophisticated holiday, try decor that is delightful instead of frightful.

HAPPY HALLOWEEN: Give Your Home Sweet Touch

 With the night of spooks upon us, create a Halloween that will have fewer frights and more delights with sweet treats and rustic touches.  Not every All Hallows Eve celebration needs to feature over-the-top special effects and frightful ghouls. This year, … Continue reading

A stylishly colorful outdoor party makes for a perfect child'

Fun in the Outdoors: Children’s Birthday Party

Take the party outside and put on some well styled entertaining with these stylish ideas and clever party tricks.    Key pieces: A children’s birthday party is a great excuse to bring out all your bright colors! Two vintage milk glass pedestals are … Continue reading

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Last Minute 4th of July Recipes & Treats!

Happy 4th of July to our readers! Some of you may be already posted at the beach and others may be scrambling to pull together a last-minute get-together. Today, be inspired by the best of the Fourth of July and … Continue reading


How to Create a French Aesthetic

An attention to quality, understated and unique, is the essence of French style. Find out how to get the look:   In France, personal style is revered. Rich, textual elements abound through motley accessories, such as architectural elements, dress forms, … Continue reading