1. Easter Donuts DIY

     

    Let the Easter pastels begin! I wanted to kick off this year’s Easter prep with this pretty, easy, delicious, and fun DIY! It works as a festive and fabulous dessert on your buffet table, or can be the perfect kids activity todo after Easter lunch.

    Here’s what you will need:

    • Glazed donuts {for home-made check out this recipe, or I simply bought Krispy Kreme! Shhh!}
    • Cotton candy {they sell it in a container in most groceries or on Amazon}
    • Edible grass {I got this on Amazon}
    • Chocolate eggs or Robin Eggs are what I used
    • Small cut-outs of little birds or bunnies {can be store bought or home-made}
    • Cake stand for displaying

    What todo:

    Place a Krispy Kreme Glazed Donut on a cake stand of your choice. Tear small pieces of cotton candy and gently press down to make flat, even pieces. Lay the cotton candy in the center of the donut making sure you cover the hole.

    Spin a few short strands of the edible glass gently around three fingers to make a circle and lightly press the end result into the cotton candy to make sure that is stays.

    Finally top with Mini Robin Eggs and small paper bunnies or chickens. Display!

    Shop what you need and some easter favorites:

    Photography by Yesi of Simply Lively

  2. Dinner Party Spotlight: Living with Landyn talks Easter

    Continuing with the Easter prettiness, today’s FH Dinner Party Series Guest, Landyn of Living with Landyn created an adorable Easter display to share with us! To back track just a bit, Landyn and I were actually ‘down the street’ neighbors when I lived in Nashville {if you didn’t know I lived there for a hot minute, see my home tour here}! Such a Southern sweetheart, Landyn writes an amazing lifestyle blog showcasing her fashion finds, home decor {she finds the best pieces at HomeGoods – it’s not fair!}, while maintaining an amazingly optimistic personality {just watch her insta stories for a taste!}, and somehow finding time to…

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  3. Watermelon Cooler Cocktail

    Nothing pairs with sunshine quite like fresh watermelon, so today I wanted to whip up a delicious and refreshing watermelon cocktail to serve as a compliment to my Spring party and party menu! What I love about the cocktail is the natural sweetness which comes from the watermelon itself, and the hint of lime which comes from the fresh lime juice. Also a fab mocktail, it’s quite the crowd pleaser so I recommend making a pitcher worth to place on a bar cart. One note if you plan to serve outside, I recommend placing ice separate {ie. in an ice bucket} as…

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  4. Spring Party Menu

    When it comes to my Spring parties I am all about a healthier and lighter fare. As you saw in a recent tablescape, I created a juice bar, a delicious cheese platter, and healthy crackers rather than bread. So this party {see the table to compliment}, I decided to make create a tiered cheese platter {which takes the presentation to new heights – literally!!} and a delicious quinoa salad with a few unexpected ingredients! Ok so let’s start with the salad. A huge Spring trend is styling your salad like above. Rather than mixing all of your ingredients together, show guests everything the salad…

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  5. Updating my Kitchen with the Adorne Collection by Legrand

    This week I got started on my Spring Cleaning and I wanted to focus on the most popular room in the house, my kitchen. Out with the old… chipped dishes, left-over Holiday decor, the list went on. One swap that I hadn’t considered for my todo list, but quickly realized was essential, was switching out my old electrical plates and light switches. When I updated the kitchen when I moved into the house last year, I switched the pendant lights and the cabinet pulls, but I actually never thought to update the light switches, thus leaving older, chunky switches on my beautiful white walls….

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