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It’s here! It’s here! Our Date Night Holiday Favorite Things Party! I hosted my first Favorite Things party to celebrate the launch of my book, Eat More Dessert. Everyone had so much fun that it got me thinking about how to do it again, but with the guys. So last Christmas, instead of just hosting… Read More
Five years ago I hosted a gingerbread house decorating party for my kids and their friends. I look at the photos and my party self cringes at some of the details from so long ago, but the day is dear to my heart. It was the most relaxing afternoon of holiday fun, surrounded by my… Read More
Ever since we moved to the Keller Farmhouse, I’ve wanted to host something outside in the fall. We have five gorgeous acres of trees with changing colored leaves, a beautiful mountain view, and a porch we don’t use nearly enough. Living in a Seattle suburb though proves a challenge, meaning, it rains here. A lot.… Read More
The air is crisp, the leaves are changing and pumpkins are showing up in every social media feed, magazine cover and grocery store item. It’s time to decorate your porch!! It’s very simple to do and creates such a warm welcome for your guests. Begin by gathering fall-themed items and build as you go. Create… Read More
In December of 2012, my husband and I purchased a 1937 farmhouse. We had been looking high and low for a farmhouse in our area on a nice piece of property. There was nothing. I’m certain I knew every home for sale within a 6 city radius. Being in the mortgage industry, my husband had… Read More
Last spring I hosted a Favorite Things party with my girlfriends to celebrate the launch of my book Eat More Dessert. It was one of the most fun parties I’d ever thrown. I was literally planning the next party in my head as I hosted the first one. Who does that?? Christmas was the perfect… Read More
You guys. Wanna make something your family will cheer for? Make these pancakes. Your family will go crazy for them, I promise. Best Pancakes EVER 1 egg 1 cup buttermilk (if you don’t have buttermilk, use regular milk plus one tbls vinegar) 2 tbsp oil 1 cup flour 1 tbls plus 1 tsp sugar 1… Read More