An outdoor-inspired Brave Boys birthday party for brothers featuring cookie pizza and trail mix bars!

My “Brave Boys” Birthday Party

The weeks following Christmastime are always pretty hectic around here. Mostly due to the fact that both of my boys were born within 2 weeks of the holiday! Since I had my oldest son, the plan has always been to rotate birthdays so that we weren’t trying to have more than one big party every…

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Express your gratitude this Thanksgiving with these beautiful printables /// by Atkinson Drive

Express Your Gratitude This Thanksgiving

Each Thanksgiving I find it so important to make sure we’re expressing gratitude to our creator for everything we have. We are so blessed, and I want my children to understand and appreciate that! So, I have found 10 beautiful printables to help us all express our gratitude this Thanksgiving! Gratitude Journal | Kori Clark…

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(Grown-Up) Chilled Caramel Apple Cider by Atkinson Drive #fall #cocktail

(Grown-Up) Chilled Caramel Apple Cider

 I don’t know about where you live … but it’s SO hot in Indiana right now. It’s been in the 90s every day this week – and it’s not that breezy hot like I remember from growing up on the beach. It’s stagnant, humid air. Ugh. If you’re anything like me, you’re basking in the…

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Cucumber Toasties | Atkinson Drive

Summertime Appetizer: Cucumber Toasties

Hello friends! Today I want to share with you one of my family’s favorite Summertime (or anytime) appetizer recipes. These are a hit with everyone who tries them … literally; and we have been eating them for years. My aunt usually makes this recipe when we all get together for cookouts and family gatherings, but…

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Red, White & BBQ (with fall-off-the-bone ribs) | Atkinson Drive

Red, White & BBQ Party (Plus Fall-Off-The-Bone Ribs)

Happy Memorial Day! I have a great, patriotic “Red, White & BBQ” celebration to share with you today. It was so much fun to prepare this party for our friends, and everyone seemed to truly enjoy it! Read on for all the details!

Ice Cream Cookie Cake | Atkinson Drive

Easy & Delicious Ice Cream Cookie Cake

With Summer quickly approaching, everyone is gearing up for cookout weather – I know I am! Next week I’ll have some great tips for you on how to cook fall-off-the-bone ribs, and decorate for a Red, White & BBQ event. But now I want to share with you one of my favorite new Summertime recipes…

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Cigars & Cognac Birthday Celebration | Atkinson Drive

Cigars & Cognac Birthday Celebration

Just a few weeks ago, my husband celebrated his 29th birthday! You might remember the Vino & Ale birthday bash I threw for him last year. I knew I had to do something fun this year, but with a new baby in the house I didn’t exactly have the time to put something elaborate together….

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Atkinson Drive Saturday Seven

Saturday Seven (Super Bowl Style)

In honor of the big game tomorrow this week’s Saturday Seven features are all about having a fantastic super bowl celebration! Enjoy the features and follow me on Pinterest for even more inspiration! *click the images below to view original posts* Super Bowl Coaster Printables | Design Sponge Chicken & Waffle Sliders | Food, Folks…

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These gluten free Pumpkin Cupcakes are not only delicious, but moist and airy. Topped with cream cheese frosting, and mallow pumpkins, these cupcakes are a must try for everyone!

Gluten Free Pumpkin Cupcakes

Last week I co-hosted a rustic Fall themed baby shower for a friend of mine. She is gluten-free, so we tried really hard to provide delicious food options for her. Some of the recipes we used were from gluten-free blogs, but a few of the foods we tweaked ourselves to make them GF. One of…

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Rustic Fall Baby Shower

Rustic Fall Baby Shower

Recently, my friend Hannah and I had the honor of hosting a baby shower for a couple in our church small group. We wanted to have a more modern baby celebration than the “traditional” brunch type of ladies-only showers with games and little tea sandwiches. Ok…I know in reality those aren’t too prevalent anymore, but…

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Tutus & Ties Gender Reveal Party | Atkinson Drive

Tutus & Ties Gender Reveal Party

You all know that we’re expecting a fantastic Christmas surprise this Winter! With that being said, we are FINALLY half way through this pregnancy which means that we can find out if this little peanut is a boy or a girl. We have been extremely blessed with some incredible friends who asked for the opportunity…

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Rustic Country Wedding | Atkinson Drive

A Rustic Country Wedding

Some of you might recall that my family and I were out of town for a few weeks to visit family and celebrate my cousin’s wedding. It was great being back home in Florida and taking my little man to see all of the things I loved growing up! From the beginning my cousin had…

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