Tables for all Tastes : A Round-Up of our Favorite Dining Tables

Elizabeth Erin Designs Fresh Finds, Furniture, Holidays, Residential, Trending, Uncategorized

It’s the time of year where we are thinking about family gatherings, hosting events, and eating really yummy foods. Whether you’re the one going to a gathering, hosting an event, or just there to eat the yummy foods, I think we can all appreciate a good dining table. Dinging tables are places for good conversation, where some of the best …

EED’s Favorite Holiday Traditions

Jodi Peterman Holidays, Seasonal, Uncategorized

One of my favorite holiday traditions is putting up our tree. It started when I was born and my great-grandmother Fullerton would make all the great-grand children homemade ornaments and put a dollar bill in them. It was something I looked forward to every year and I still have most of them. Every year in our family now we, make or …

The Calm after the Storm

Jodi Peterman Holidays, Uncategorized

WOOHOO! You survived the craziness of hosting Thanksgiving. Pat yourself on the back, friend! You can finally have a well deserved break or finish all the bottles of wine… I choose both. Curled up on my sofa watching the the final season of Scandal on Netflix. Mhmm. That’s my well-deserved award! I actually really love family get-togethers, but sometimes you …

Alternate Christmas Gifts

Jodi Peterman Holidays, Seasonal, Uncategorized

“Maybe Christmas, he thought doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more.” (The Grinch). I could not have said it any better myself. Christmas is a time to spend with those around you: friends, family, loved ones. Two of our family traditions do involve gifts, but not in the typical way.   The “Saran Wrap Game” is …

Not Your Typical Christmas

Jodi Peterman Holidays, Seasonal, Uncategorized

One of my favorite Christmas memories is decorating the tree with my grandma. She is well known for her “themed” Christmas trees. Some of her past themes have been: red and gold, santa, angels, homemade, Iowa State, etc. Over the years she has collected so many ornaments that she could probably pick any theme that she wanted. I love seeing …

Party Serving Ideas

Jodi Peterman Holidays, New Ideas, Seasonal, Tips and Tricks, Uncategorized

Sometimes parties can be tricky to plan, which tends to keep some of us from hosting them. It takes a lot of time, money, and effort. That being said, I still love to have them! I love thinking of new creative themes, trying out new recipes, and of course spending time with those I care about. It does not always …

Spooky…But Not Scary

Jodi Peterman Holidays, Uncategorized

It is no secret that Halloween is not my favorite holiday. I enjoyed that I got to dress up as  whoever I wanted! However, I only ever wanted a little candy. There was no desire to eat until I didn’t feel good. A few pieces was all it took. I lost count the number of years I still had Halloween candy …