Brunch & a DIY #fail

This weekend I hosted my first event at my new house – brunch for my book club.  On the menu was hashbrown casserole, Mediterranean baked eggs, homemade granola, hummus and a cheese tray. I was excited to use some of my new gifts: a Texas shaped cutting board and cheese knives.  I used both leafs in my dining room table and pulled out all the stops – tablecloth, cloth napkins and silver chargers.   Continue reading

Birthdays & Roomies

It’s been a busy last couple of weeks! I celebrated my birthday with friends in Dallas and got wonderful gifts for my house such as home depot gift cards & the promise of a comforter set I’d had my eye on.  I also received a fabulous delivery of Sprinkles cupcakes from my wonderful brother & sister in Indy.

Sprinkles Birthday

Then I had the good fortune to go home for Labor Day and spend the weekend with 16+ of my favorite people under one roof. Continue reading