Celebrations

Foodie Friday: Almond Roca

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One of my very favorite Christmas traditions is to make Almond Roca (sometimes called “English Toffee”) with my Mom. Our candy-making sessions often take a whole day, so we can make enough batches to give&hellip

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Wrap It Up

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It seems every year around this time I cannot help but talk about creative ways to wrap gifts. I think part of my love for this component of presents is that it creates an element of surprise.&hellip

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Bonjour Nouvelle Saison

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I swear I may say this every 3 months, (and I really do mean it each time!), I can’t believe another thematic season is complete. Au revoir to our exploration of fashion. Our Makeover Monday&hellip

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Foodie Friday: Sloe Gin Fizz

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I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving. The Foodie Friday after Thanksgiving is always a funny post because most people are still in a food coma from the day before and talking about more food&hellip

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Birthday Brunch Bash

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Sweet Athena Linz turned an adorable 26 this month and of course we took that as an excuse to boogie on down with friends.   Our inspiration was Linz’s love of eggs and a recent article in&hellip

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I Heart You!

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Valentine’s day is quickly approaching and we have yet to mention the celebration of love, candy and hearts here at Sweet Athena. I guess this particular holiday gets such mixed reviews from people. I feel&hellip

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Happy Birthday Linz!

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Vintage Sugar Cube made this 6 Layers of SexyToday is Sweet Athena Lindsey’s birthday! Hooooo-RAY! I am excited to celebrate with her later this weekend, but as for today I cannot get my mind off&hellip

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Enjoying Winter

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Does anyone else feel like their home is a little boring once they take down all their Christmas decorations? I’m not ready to commit to Valentine’s Day decoration, but was wanting to add a little&hellip

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Etsy Birthday Fun for Kids

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With Dale’s birthday down and mine on the way, I’ve been thinking back to the days when realbirthday parties existed. You know, the kinds based around a cartoon (TMNT, for example!) or creatures (bugs!) or&hellip

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Hey Santa,

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I’ll take the same thing I asked for last year. On this very day a year ago, I finished wrapping my Christmas gifts. Seems like we have a tradition on our hands as I again just&hellip

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Ring Around the Rosettes

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As promised, here are photos of my Felt Rosette Wreath! Actually, much of this project’s credit goes to my husband, Dale. This was his brainchild after seeing the Styrofoam wreath shape at JoAnn’s. He even&hellip

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Decorating for Christmas

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Some may feel it is a bit late in the season to be putting up Christmas decoration, but I say nay to that. Decorating puts me in the holiday spirit and I’m happy to do&hellip

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Wire Ribbon Bow Tutorial

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Lindsey’s easy wire ribbon bow can be attached to anything. Think of all the decoration possibilities! It’s time to “deck them halls, ya’ll” (as one of my favorite family Christmas ornaments reads), so let’s spruce&hellip

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Classy Holiday Cards at Etsy

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You probably know already that I, Lindsey, am a bit of a graphic design junkie. That’s why any excuse to peruse through printed goods is okay by me. That’s also why I recently stayed up&hellip

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A Week of Feasting

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One of my very favorite parts of the holiday season is the food. While I generally search for healthy alternatives to unhealthy (but delicious) recipes, the holidays are an excuse for me to be a&hellip

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