B. Inspired: Happy Autumn!!!

Happy Autumn Friends! Today is officially the Fall Equniox. The days are getting a bit shorter, the air a bit crisper and the leaves are starting their beautiful transition. This is absolutely my favorite time of the year. The gorgeous colors of the changing leaves, cooler nights and not to mention the delicious wardrobe shift….

B. Styled: Summer Fun

It’s FRIDAY!!!! This day could not get here soon enough for me. This weekend is actually the first official weekend of summer. Sunshine, shades, and sangria! What are your plans? Will you be out enjoying the sunshine? At the beach? Grilling out with family and friends? I’ve curated 5 of the the best (in my…

B. Inspired – Merry Christmas!

Well, it’s finally here. The final day before Christmas Eve and Christmas. Shopping is complete, gifts are shipped (hopefully!), Christmas cards sent out to those near and dear. And here we are during the most wonderful time of the year! Time for family, friends, food, festivities and thoughts of those who are no longer with…

B. Styled- Fab Holiday Food

Happy Wednesday darlings! Today we are keeping it light and easy with some awesome links to Christmas brunch and dinner ideas. I love the idea of doing a fabulous brunch; chocolate chip and strawberry pancakes, cinnamon turkey bacon, fruit salad, cheese grits, stuffed omelettes, fresh, warm biscuits and all the mimosas you can handle – Yum!…

B. Inspired – A Few of My Favorite Things

As the Winter season approaches and the air gets crisper and cooler, it’s a great time to winter proof your home (check that furnace filter) and get out your warm and cuddly throw blankets if you have not already. Some folks are not very fond of Winter, but I find this transition of the seasons…

B. Inspired – I am grateful

This thanksgiving take a moment to pause, breathe and reflect on all that you have in your life. Family, friends, spouses, co-workers and those that are there in the moments when you need it the most. While the holiday season is here and we anxiously make the lists of luxury items we could easily live…

B. Styled – Give Thanks With Style

Okay, so we are literally 2 weeks (and one day) away from Thanksgiving! Oh, how time flies during this back to back holiday season. If you are like me, you’re probably scouring the web, Instagram and Pinterest for décor ideas, recipes and anything to make your life simpler but more fabulous at the same time….

Friday Feature: Homegrown Taste & Culture

No matter who you are, what culture, race or group you represent, chances are food is a vital part of your everyday routine and often, even part of your cultural identity. I’m a big fan of cooking and baking from scratch. Growing up in the midwest, my mother prepared all of our meals, packed our lunches…

Rebirth: Spring is Here

Happy Spring & Happy Easter, my friends. Oh, how I delight in the budding plants and flowers as Spring peeks it head out after an icy, cold and wet winter. The blog is undergoing lots of changes so we’ll continue our conversation on color through April as well as tackling Spring cleaning, quarterly purging and…

Love & Style

Love is in the air! We have entered the fabulous month of February and the frosty air is making everyone dream of Spring. Being the holiday fanatic I am,  I’ve  been pinning lots of  great Valentine’s Day party and gift ideas. See here. And just to keep you motivated, take a look at my Full…

At the Fair!

As the season comes to the end with the final summer holiday of Labor Day, we welcome a renewing of seasons. The Autumn season has finally arrived and I am truly looking forward to this transition. This past weekend, I attended a nostalgic event that brought back so many joyous memories: the State Fair. The North…