what we’ve been up to lately…

Summer Picnic
Three Ingredient Coconut Ice Cream
Three Steps to an Easy Summer Table
Entertaining Essentials

Kool-Aid Dip Dyed Tassels

These pretty Kool-Aid Dip Dyed Tassels are perfect party decor, or a great little bunting for around the house. Dip Dyeing them in Kool-Aid is the perfect way to add some ombre colour in an inexpensive and non-toxic way. We did ours with Sharkleberry Kool-Aid and it gave us a pretty peachy pink, but by… Read More »

DIY Boho Driftwood Sticks

These beautiful DIY Boho Driftwood Sticks are so easy to make and add a little fun to any room. I found the sticks while out for a walk one night with my husband.  We were walking along Lake Ontario, and took turns carrying them till we made it back to the car.  I knew they’d… Read More »

Late Summer Home Tour

It’s the first of August, and officially the beginning of the second half of our Canadian summers.  Our kids go back to school the day after Labour Day, so we have one more full month to enjoy.  I’m already fighting off thoughts of back to school, especially as I see lots of my US friends… Read More »

Breakfast Picnic

A beautiful morning by the lake, homemade breakfast treats, fresh coffee, and a sunshiny yellow colour palette are the perfect ingredients for our Yellow Breakfast Picnic Party! We’ve been having a lovely summer so far…and I wish I could slow it down, and squeeze every bit of goodness out of it!  Last week we were… Read More »

Jelly Donut Pancakes

Hi, Maddie here -I’m the youngest member of the “Life is a Party” family and I love to bake.  Today I’m taking over the blog for my mom, and  I’m going to be sharing an amazing recipe for Jelly Donut Pancakes. I make these pancakes quite often on school mornings. I’ll get up earlier than… Read More »

Summer Picnic

Today I’m sharing an easy and pretty summer picnic. I recently asked my blog readers “what keeps you from entertaining more”?  One of the answers I heard from quite a few people was that their house was the main reason they don’t entertain more.  Some felt their decor wasn’t what they wanted, or they were… Read More »

Three Ingredient Coconut Ice Cream

This Three Ingredient Coconut Ice Cream is sooo yummy, and soooo easy.  The perfect combination!  It’s a no cook also.  It’s really checking all my boxes. This is a perfect recipe to make with kids this summer -even toddlers could do this one. You will need to break out your ice cream maker -this is the… Read More »

Three Steps to an Easy Summer Table

Last week I shared a post on my Entertaining Essentials -you can read it here.  I shared all the basics you need for entertaining like white plates, stemless wine glasses, and white linens.  In today’s post I’m sharing Three Steps to an Easy Summer Table set with those basics so you can see how to… Read More »

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