National Candy Month

Did you know that June is National Candy Month?  I didn’t know either, but I’m totally up for it!  Check out the various ways YOU can celebrate National Candy Month! has a great list of links to recipes using candy.  Milky Way shake?  Yes, please!




From Quirkbooks, learn how to make Rock Candy!

rock candy


OR, how to make gumdrops!



From Bubble and Sweet, learn how to make Marshmallow Ribbon Candy:

blue ribbon candy close up


And be sure to check out our Candy Land centerpieces in the Diva Entertains shop!


Romantic Evening At Home Ideas

Valentine’s Day is TOMORROW, and maybe you are a last-minute idea person (like me)… so here are a few articles and ideas to help you plan a perfect “evening at home” Valentine’s Day… or ANY day.. for your sweetheart and you to enjoy.

A SUPER cute idea (AND free printable) for an evening at home, from eat drink chic.  The printable is at the end of the post – right above the comments.


From the Mom Crowd – 30 Ideas for a Date Night at Home

From Six Sister’s Stuff – 50 Fun and Cheap Date Ideas (not all of these are for home, but many are… or could be adapted to work at home!)


And from Love Actually, a (hot and steamy) Body Shop Date Night idea… WITH more free printables:



Another Diva-licious Giveaway!

We are having so much fun doing online giveaways that we’ve decided to make it a more regular feature!  And today… we are excited to be offering this *FAB* Entertaining at Home book……

You can read about it HERE

You know you want to win this book!  How do you do that?  SIMPLE!

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SO, to recap… you can enter our blog giveaway up to FOUR times.  Do any or all of the above four things, and leave a comment EACH TIME on THIS POST. 

We will announce a winner in two weeks!