Heart French toast bites make the perfect Valentine's breakfast! This easy Valentine's recipe makes adorable heart shaped toast bites with rich vanilla flavors and a cinnamon and sugar topping. I don't generally make a big to do for Valentine's Day, but these heart french toast bites are so easy and make the perfect Valentine's breakfast or snack... So I'm excited to share them as part of the Style + Set Entertaining series with Designthusiasm. If you're just dropping by from Celebrating ... Read More about Heart French Toast Valentines Breakfast
It's Saturday morning before 9 am. I've fed six people (homemade French toast and fried eggs, for the record... more on that coming to the blog soon ;) ), but I'm still in my pajamas, and as I work I can see my kiddos snuggled under blankets watching Homeward Bound (hello, early 90's!)... and my heart is so full. Life with four littles simply doesn't have what I would have defined as "relaxation" or "rest" if you'd asked me 10 years ago, but I wouldn't trade it. Speaking of how much I adore ... Read More about Home Style Saturdays
Looking for fireplace ideas to update an outdated fireplace or design a new one? Trying to find the perfect mantel inspiration for your fireplace? Here are five gorgeous fireplace and mantel options: painted brick fireplaces, precast fireplace surrounds, reclaimed wood mantels, white millwork mantels, and even faux fireplaces made with antique mantels. With the recent near-arctic temps we've had here in central Texas (ok, so maybe it's only got down to 21°, but that's practically the same ... Read More about Fireplace Ideas: Mantel Styles for Today’s Homes
I feel like I've been reminded recently that I can't do this life thing alone. I mean, I've always known that, but there are seasons in life when I'm reminded more poignantly. Not only does it help to have multiple people to do the practical things (like make dinner, pick up the house, etc.), but it helps to have fresh perspective, to look at things from angles that never would have occurred to you without others' ideas. I'm feeling that way especially right now about the big things and the ... Read More about Home Style Saturdays
Should I use marble in the kitchen? It's one of the most common questions for today's kitchen design! Read all about the pros and cons of marble countertops as well as what it is like living with honed marble countertops in a household with kids. When we remodeled our kitchen almost a year and a half ago, I had plans to use a marble-look quartz. Instead, I chose a honed Carrara marble, and at least weekly I get questions from readers and followers about the marble: should you use marble ... Read More about Should you use marble in the kitchen?