About Melissa

Hi! I'm Melissa, part time blogger full time mother, wife and administrative professional. I love and am thankful for all of the relationships that I have cultivated in my life. My interests include people, cooking, horticulture, floral design and whatever else I decide on any given day. Life is good even when it get's hard!

DIY Silk Flower Crowns

By | 2018-01-10T11:35:25-05:00 July 8th, 2017|DIY Projects, Momma Likes to DIY, Momma Likes to Party, My Friends, Party Planning, Wedding|

What is a Bachelorette Party without DIY silk flower crowns? Well, I can tell you one thing….. It’s not our kind of party that’s for sure! By now social media may have alerted you that we are back at it again! This certainly isn’t our first bachelorette party to go down in the history books! [...]

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Building a Raised Garden Bed

By | 2018-01-10T11:35:25-05:00 June 30th, 2017|Blog, Momma Likes to DIY, Momma's Corner, Nature|

Oldcastle Planter Wall Block – you have made my gardening life so much easier! Thank you Home Depot, my readers know how much I love a good garden solution!!  So much so I even had garden themed wedding invitations! Last summer we had recently purchased our home and I knew that I wanted to implement a [...]

Behind the Scenes of an Appletini Newborn Session

By | 2018-01-10T11:35:26-05:00 June 8th, 2017|Blog|

Let’s talk Tiffany and her amazing work as a Bucks County Newborn Photographer. **DISCLAIMER: Tiffany, is my best friend of course I am biased. The good thing is I can confidently be biased knowing her work speaks for itself.  Not to mention, everyone that meets and works with Tiffany can agree her love, humor, personality and [...]

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Banana Nut Bread – Joy of Cooking

By | 2018-01-10T11:35:26-05:00 May 31st, 2017|Momma's Corner, Momma’s Gotta Eat, Recipe|

I yelled into the kitchen “don’t throw the rotten bananas away” only to hear “they look like they are rotten”! I am always grateful for the times my Hunny goes into kitchen clean mode, it is just sometimes things do not make it out alive!! Today was one of those days, he was cleaning and [...]

Natural Toy Cleaner – Mrs. Meyer’s Multi-Surface Cleaner

By | 2018-01-10T11:35:26-05:00 May 24th, 2017|Appletini Photography, Blog, DIY Projects, Momma Likes to DIY, Momma's Corner|

As I laid sweet baby angel face down into his crib around 9PM, I watched him swiftly drift to sleep while I planned my action packed Saturday evening. You see, late night Target runs have become a “night out” now that I am a Momma.  Who wants to waste quality time with the babes for [...]

Easy and Delicious Chicken Salad

By | 2018-01-10T11:35:27-05:00 May 16th, 2017|Blog, Cooking Photography, Momma’s Gotta Eat, Recipe|

Oh Man, once you try this easy delicious chicken salad it is hard to have any other!  If you like chicken salad, I'm sure you already have a favorite..…this might be your new favorite (just sayin’)! It is so simple and tasty, not to mention made in just a few minutes with ONLY FIVE  ingredients. It's the perfect addition to your [...]

There’s a New Mom in Town…

By | 2018-01-10T11:35:27-05:00 May 8th, 2017|Blog, Momma's Corner|

Happy Monday, friends...unlike Garfield, I love Mondays!! It's a fresh start to the week and the opportunity to make it a great one! Allow me to introduce myself to those that do not know me as Tiff’s best friend, Melissa.  Tiffany and I have been best of friends since the 7th grade lunch table. It's there we [...]