Color Crush :: Mint and Coral Party


A party color combination I'm loving right now is mint and coral!  Although a mint and coral party might seem like a Spring color combination, it will work equally well for a Fall party.  It works especially well with gold and rustic accents for a fall party. I've gathered up some of my favorite … [Read more...]

Friday Finds :: Back to School for College Students


    It's Back to School time not just for little kids, but also for college students.  We have a few years left before we have to start thinking about college, but we have lots of friends who are starting college for the first time this year.  So, if you are going back to … [Read more...]

Chocolate & Chicory Coffee Cupcakes with Bourbon Vanilla Buttercream


  These cupcakes pretty much have it all!  Chocolate. Coffee. Cream Cheese Icing. Pralines. Bourbon.  I can't decide my favorite flavor, but luckily I don't have to.  These cupcakes combine all those flavors for one perfectly New Orleans inspired treat!  I made these cupcakes for this … [Read more...]

Picnic with the Pops Recap 2015


Every August we attend the Lexington Philharmonic's Picnic with the Pops.  It's one of my favorite nights of the year!  Each year it's held at Keeneland, one of the most beautiful spots in Lexington, Kentucky.  This year's theme was a "Night on Bourbon Street: A Tribute to Louis Armstrong" with jazz … [Read more...]