When we moved here to Charlotte, we knew we were a central hub for a lot of our family and friends. Since I'm from Georgia and The Hubs is from New York, we knew it was very important to have a guest room that was very welcoming to our family and friends. My neighbors joke that we have a "revolving door" and they're really right. We get a lot of ... View the Post
Weekend Wear Out
Last Thursday, I spent about 14 hours straight cleaning my house and going through those last few pesky boxes that had yet to be unpacked. At midnight, I painted my nails and fell into bed, wondering what kind of crazy person agrees to 16 people in their house for the weekend. But when the doorbell rang Friday morning, I was oh so glad I ... View the Post
Home Made Simple and Guest Baskets
Remember this post where I told you all about how I make guest baskets when we have company? Well, I wrote another version of it for the site Home Made Simple! If you're expecting or going to be company this holiday season, check it out for some pointers! ... View the Post
A room fit for a Queen. Or at least a guest.
We've had lots of company lately. You probably noticed by the minimal post around these parts lately. I love entertaining and there isn't a month that goes by that we don't have someone staying with us. I've been busy menu planning, cleaning and making something I've grown to love... The Welcome Basket: I just started making ... View the Post
The holiday aftermath.
When we were trying to get pregnant with Callan, we decided there would be no trying during the month of March. I didn't want the chaos of a Christmas baby, especially knowing I would be having a c-section. Little did I know that a November baby is just as difficult. Even one born on November 1st. Things around here have been complete chaos for the ... View the Post
How to have 5 house guest…and live to tell about it.
I have had house guests. Lots of them. Wanna know how to make your life easier next time this happens to you?First and foremost, you need to be perfectly fine with your house looking like this: Set up a cute box of disposable dishes and announce that you will be washing NOTHING for the next week. Meal plan. Write it out so people are prepared, and ... View the Post