Archive July 2013

Family Fun

By whitney | July 25, 2013

Photo via Media Cache

Planning activities for a family reunion can be tricky considering the span of ages. Its likely though, as long as the kids are having a good time, everyone else will be too!
Here are a few games and activities to consider:

Photo via Martha Stewart

Water Balloon Toss

Photo via Martha Stewart

Family Olympics
Break off into teams [...]

Inspiring Women

By catherine | July 22, 2013

As a small business owner, I have had the privilege of working with and meeting some truly top notch ladies – women who own their own businesses, work hard, push the limits, and look good while doing it. They have some amazing tales of growth, triumph, and lessons learned along the way.  So begins our [...]

Remembering the Good Ol’ Days

By whitney | July 18, 2013

A family photo slide show is always a fun trip down memory lane and a big hit. Reminiscing and seeing how everyone has grown is what a reunion is all about!
To pull one together follow these steps below:
1. Collect photos from family members via hard copy through the mail or emailed digitally. Ask for a [...]

Learn Grandma’s Secrets

By whitney | July 11, 2013

In honor of National Family Reunion Month we are going to do a series of posts to inspire the best reunion yet! Putting together a Family Recipe Book or Family Cookbook before the reunion is a great way to preserve family history. Cooking recipes we loved growing up is not only nostalgic but is an [...]

A Fab Fourth

By whitney | July 2, 2013

As one of our all time favorite holidays, we thought we would share a few fun tidbits to enhance your celebration!

Red, White and Blue Sangria

Fruit Kebabs

Patriotic Chocolate Dipped Pretzels

Berry Slab Pie

Tissue Fan Fireworks

Napkin Rings

American Flag Shorts
I made these last summer and they were a hit and are now my go-to 4th of July piece! [...]

July Home Organizing To-Do List

By whitney | July 1, 2013

Happy July!
1.Clear closet clutter: Be aware of the clothes you’ve been living in this summer and the clothes you haven’t touched- perhaps it’s time to let the latter go?
2.Try a new restaurant: Make a list of the restaurants you’ve been wanting to try, preferably with a patio, and use it as your go-to when deciding [...]