Recently, I had the privelege (and challenge) of hosting a formal banquet for over 200 people, Scholars Event. If you read last week’s post on Mail Merge for Events, you already got a glimpse into what Scholars Event looked like. But what you may not have seen yet is the silver tree centerpieces that we […]Read More Silver Tree Centerpieces (Under $10 each!)
One of the most important things I have learned from my current job is the art of an old-school tool that is still incredibly relevant and useful today: Mail Merge. I’m willing to bet that you haven’t used this tool in your every day life, and if you HAVE used it, it was probably for […]Read More How to Use Mail Merge – for Events!
When my friends said that they wanted to get together and create vision boards together, I must admit that it was a new concept to me that I had to get familiar with. I’m a person who usually likes tangible rules or guidelines. What exactly are we envisioning here? What is the goal? What are […]Read More Tips & Tricks for Vision Boards
If you’re like me, you wanted to be completely prepared for Valentine’s Day, but had an insane couple of weeks leading up to today. So, it’s time to whip out the last-minute but oh-so-delicious Valentine’s snack recipes! The way to your sweetie’s (and/or your friends and co-workers) heart is through his (their) stomach(s)! Take this […]Read More Easy (Last-Minute) Valentine’s Snacks
Almost two years ago (oh my goodness, it can’t really be that long ago, can it?), my little brother and his wonderful wife got married. When they got engaged, I was over the moon ecstatic and couldn’t wait to throw them an engagement party. But of course, I didn’t have much of a budget to […]Read More Engagement Party on the Cheap: He Put a Ring On It!
When I share with new friends and co-workers that my wedding was on the beach and I explain why I chose that venue, they are often very surprised at how affordable it was. I would say that choosing to have my wedding on the beach was one of the best decisions we made about our […]Read More The Benefits of Beach Weddings
Well guys, I’m back for the new year! Like literally… I just got back. We drove all around the state of Washington seeing all kinds of friends and family, and even stayed in the Bavarian town called Leavenworth for our annual family Christmas vacation. It was in a cabin under 4 feet of snow and […]Read More Tiny Living: 6 Month Update
About 6 months ago, my husband and I embarked on the journey of full-time RVing. I’m not entirely sure about him (I’ll have to ask him when I see him tonight), but I am really liking it. There are some small things I would change, which I will write a post about soon, but for […]Read More Christmas-time in an RV
I don’t know about you, but my Christmas budget is super low to begin with, and after I have bought presents for my loved ones, I’m not left with much money for beautiful wrapping paper. But that doesn’t mean that I can hand someone a gift in a plain old gift bag! Oh, no no. […]Read More Almost Free Gift Wrap Ideas