Appetizers, casseroles, and delicious desserts all your guests will enjoy.

Party Themes

Looking to invite your friends over for a night of fun, these themed parties will entertain them till the party is over.


Creative ideas for instilling your children with memories to cherish for a lifetime.


Looking to redecorate or need some inspiration. These are my favorite looks.

Gifts from the heart

Nothing is more personal than when you make a gift and share it with your loved ones. Here are some creative ideas.

Look for love

My thoughts on love and why you should always look for it. You never know when or where it will show up.

Friday, April 13, 2012 baskets

Feeling like a basket case because you were asked to put together a gift basket for a gift or fundraiser?  Well we know how you feel.  So here are 30 fabulous ideas to choose from and ease your mind. The secret to every basket's success is choosing a theme and collaborating with others so you minimize the cost and maximize the gift. The top five were our favorite baskets from the Wilson Charity Auction.

Spirits Around The World
Taste a sampling of world spirits without ever leaving your home. Fill a cooler with bottles of booze from each country. 
Tequila - Mexico
Vodka - Russia
Rum - Caribean
Whiskey - Ireland
Champagne - France
Saki - Japan
Jagermeister - Germany


Take Me Out To The Ball game

Seat Cushions
License Plate Frames
Beach Towels


Serenity Package / Spa Basket

Gift Certificates to a local spa
Massage Creams/ Oils
Fragranced Candles / Oils
Nail Care Set

Spoil Your Teacher
Give your special teacher this wonderful basket

Manicure/Pedicure Gift Certificate
Starbucks Gift Card 
Glue Sticks
Wall Mounting Tabs
Cricut Cartridge
Various School Supplies
An Apple
Movie Tickets

An Evening in the Orient
Only good fortune can come from this basket!

Asian Cookbook
Cooking Oils
Gift Cert to PF Changs & PickUp Sticks 
Assorted Teas
Sake Set
Fortune Cookies
Bed, Bath and Body works Japanese Blossom Hand Lotion.