2017 · Christmas · DIY · For Home

Christmas Decor

This year for Christmas, we decided to go with “white and gold” theme.

Hobby Lobby has a great selection of Christmas decor items in a plethora of color choices! Best part is, there is currently 50% off on all the Christmas decor!

Michaels also currently has around 70% off on all the Christmas decor items including wreath, garlands, ribbons, ornaments etc.

Continue reading “Christmas Decor”

2017 · For Home · Winter

DIY Hot Cocoa & Coffee Bar

I have never been a coffee drinker all my life. But, until recently, when I tasted Starbucks’ Holiday Blend Coffee! I started developing a liking towards coffee and ended up buying different Starbucks coffee flavors like: Holiday Blend, Peppermint mocha and Caramel flavored coffee powders from Target.

Having spent several hours on YouTube on “how to design my own coffee bar”, I made several trips to Target, Hobby Lobby & Dollar tree and gathered all the coffee bar essentials: coffee mugs, coffee mugs stand, canisters, cake stand, Hot Cocoa mix, marshmallow, candy canes, coffee stirrers et al.

Continue reading “DIY Hot Cocoa & Coffee Bar”

2017 · Cities · TRAVEL

Chattanooga Attractions

If you are looking for vacationing in Chattanooga, there are a couple of attractions including: Lookout mountain, Ruby Falls, Incline Railway, Rock City Gardens & Tennessee aquarium. These attractions are unique in their own way.

Here’s what we did during our stay at Chattanooga last weekend (Oct 28th – Oct 29th):

  • Cabin: We bumped onto “City Overlook & Hideway” cabin on homeaway.com. The cabin was stupendous! It was spacious, cozy, hardwood floored, and very well maintained. The den had wall of glass windows to enable picturesque views of downtown Chattanooga, Lookout mountain and Signal mountain.

Continue reading “Chattanooga Attractions”

2017 · DIY · For Home

Project Kitchen – Painting

Being DIY fanatics,we had this plan of changing the interior wall paint of our kitchen from dark yellow to something brighter. We decided to accomplish this long-waited project, this Saturday!

After 3 hours of taping & 5 hours of painting two coats of paint, our kitchen looks more elegant now!

Materials used:

– Paint brushes

– Rollers

– Plastic sheets

– Paint tray

– Paint: Sherwin Williams – Greek Lane – 1 gallon from Lowe’s

– Painters tape

– Spackling compound – for filling the holes

– Sanding block- for smoothing the walls

– Putty knife

Continue reading “Project Kitchen – Painting”

2017 · 2017 Reads · BOOKS · Mystery

Every Last Lie – Book review


Title: Every Last Lie

Author: Mary Kubica

Rating: 3/5

Review:

Being a fan of Mary Kubica, I snagged this “signed” copy at Target recently.

Story revolves around a family: Nick, his wife Clara, their daughter Maisse and a newborn son Felix.

Clara discovers that Nick is dead in a car crash at Harvey road, on his way back home. Their daughter Massie miraculously survives the crash and starts having nightmares about the bad man who was following their car in a black car.

Continue reading “Every Last Lie – Book review”

2017 · Themed Parties

Lego Birthday Party

It’s that time of the year again!! Our little monster turned ‘TWO‘ this September. I had a blast handcrafting lego invitation cards, envelopes, banners, favor boxes, backdrop and lego cubes for the ‘Lego’ themed Birthday party!

Party was a huge hit!!

Hop over to my craft blog to view:

A sneak peek into the ‘Lego‘ party! 🙂

A1