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Susan Phillips

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August 11, 2018
Dreaming in California Sunflowers

  If you live anywhere near the Northern half of California, you are fortunate enough to see these beautiful seas of yellow.  As far as the eye can see, never-ending rows of...

July 21, 2018
Refreshing Summer Melon Bar

Melon season is in full force in the Golden State, and what better time to take advantage of hosting a fun and tasty Melon Party full of fresh melons and sweet toppings.   Think warm...

May 30, 2018
Floral Crown

Did you know June is California Grown Flowers Month?   And what awesome timing because graduation celebrations and wedding season are in full force! If you know anything about me, it's...

December 27, 2017
How to Host a Wine Tasting Party

So you are thinking about trying your hand at hosting a Wine Tasting Party? Many people who love and drink wine, find themselves wanting to explore new and different wines, but don't know where to...

November 15, 2017
Succulent Pumpkin Centerpiece Tutorial

Have I got the PERFECT Thanksgiving Centerpiece for you! It's made from all natural materials (no faux anything here!) and it is easily transportable so you can take it as a splendid hostess...

June 14, 2017
California Cacti Favors for a Wedding or Luncheon

Looking for a fun and unique option to beautify your party tables this season? I've got a dazzling idea that is not only gorgeous, but surprisingly easy on the wallet. This summer, I hosted a...

May 3, 2017
Floral Ice Bucket DIY

Want an easy way to WOW your summertime guests this season?   Why not make a Floral Ice Bucket to keep your beverages chilled in style? This is a super easy project that packs a...

March 23, 2016
Chicken Feeder Vase

Who loves a good repurpose?   Or a NEW function for something you wouldn't ever believe could serve two purposes?     I took a traditional, run-of-the-mill Chicken...

December 30, 2015
Sparkling Wine Fruit Kabobs

Did you realize we have some awesome fruit that grows here in California in the dead of winter?  Thanks to the amazing weather and rich soil here in the Golden State, we can enjoy sweet,...

October 28, 2015
How to Make a Pumpkin Keg

This is one of the funnest, most festive projects I have made to date!  What screams Fall more than a pumpkin?  Well, now you can use the quintessential October mascot for your...

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