Tea for Two birthday party (Tea Party birthday)

Our little girl turned TWO last week!  I’m still in disbelief that this little baby is already two – time just flies so fast! She is super into cooking in her play kitchen and having tea parties with her dolls and stuffed animals so when I began looking for a theme, I came across “Tea […]

Pink, Mint & Gold 1st Birthday Party

I cannot believe my little girl is already ONE!  Everyone said time would fly and I would blink my eyes and it would happen, but I honestly didn’t think it would happen this quick… I cannot even express how much joy this little one has brought to our home this year.  She is a happy, […]

Using wood crates to decorate for weddings and parties

Disclosure: I was provided crates and pallet from CratesandPallet.com to use whoever I wished, but all decorating ideas and opinions expressed are all mine. Since we just talked about using old windows to decorate your home, let’s talk about using some other wood objects in decorating … and that is wood crates!!  The trends of DIY […]

10 tips to hosting a budget friendly party

I love to blog about all things frugal here – hence the name “The Frugal Homemaker”.   I truly am a homemaker at heart who loves all things home – from decorating, to cooking/baking, to entertaining, to cleaning and laundry – ok, well maybe not those last two!     I love to make all things PRETTY […]

Coffee Punch

If you love coffee, or Frappuccino’s you will LOVE this coffee punch.  In fact many people that don’t drink coffee still say they like this punch. I made this for 2 bridal showers this summer – a beach themed one and a modern vintage one and it was a hit.  I mean how can you go […]

Modern Vintage Green + Gold Bridal Shower Luncheon

This has been the year for weddings in our church!  I am the shower coordinator right now and this is the 3rd bridal shower  + 1 baby shower we have had since March.  And one more to go before the year is done.  I enjoy being stretched and challenged in my decorating and seeing how […]

Bridal Brunch at the Beach (Beach themed wedding shower)

I love decorating, love entertaining, and I love food so I guess a fun job for me would be to plan parties revolving around food.  Which is exactly what I get to do as the shower coordinator at our church.    So thankful that I get to use my love of decorating to minister in […]

Western theme baby shower (gender neutral)

If you follow me on facebook, you might have seen a sneak peak I posted on Sunday of a baby shower I was working on.  (And if you don’t follow me on facebook, why not?  Click over and follow me here!) I am in charge of helping to decorate, coordinate and host showers at our […]