March 12th is National Girl Scout Day! Founded over 100 years ago by Juliette Low. Her idea was to create an organization to help young women to get outdoors and be more independent, self-reliant and resourceful so they could become better citizens in the future. Take the time this week to teach a special little girl you know something important and useful, that will help her to have more confidence in herself and her skills and abilities. (Featured Product: Green Valance)
(Photo: pink tablecloth and red valance) It's National Strawberry Day on March 27th. This beautiful delicate and delicious fruit has it's own special day. The groundhog may have seen "more winter", ugh, but strawberries will soon be coming out of the ground. So you can whip up some strawberry pie or shortcake. Have a "berry nice day".
Be my Valentine! Fun Valentine Fact: in 2009 over 8 Billion candy hearts were made according the the National Confectioners Assoc. That's a lot of candy hearts that say be mine! No matter your age, we all enjoy this sweet day. If you're planning something special for that special someone, remember to keep the table setting simple-but flirty. Try adding a cute little valance to your table decor. It will spruce the table up in a snap.
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Photo courtesy of: Latonya Bankston of @ColorfulSolutionsWeddingDesignsandEvents Weddings can leave a huge hole in your wallet. Venues, caterers and floral costs add up quickly. Not to mention the dress and the honeymoon. The average cost for a wedding in 2016 in the United States was $26,645 with most couples spending less than $10,000. That is the down payment on a house in most areas! Here are a few tips in keeping the costs down without looking cheap! 1. Instead of an expensive catering hall, have your reception at your church following your vows. Or weather permitting, try a local...