entertaining

DIY Holiday Crafts

10 DIYs That Will Take Your Barbecue To The Next Level

Ready or not, summer has arrived… and with it comes barbecue season. Outdoor parties are a great way to celebrate the season with friends and family, and they also provide the perfect excuse to do some fun craft projects. While barbecues are usually casual affairs, that doesn’t mean that you can’t add a few unique […]

Parties

Hostess Gifts Under $25

Entertaining isn’t easy, so it’s important to thank your hostess upon arrival. While the safe choice is often wine, liquor, or dessert to serve at the event, a better bet is to pick a hostess gift that makes the party-throwing more efficient or fun. Take it from someone who has been hosting get-togethers large and small for […]

Parties

Simplify Christmas Hosting and Still Have the Best Time Ever

Ok, so you have pulled the short straw this year, or maybe you have willingly wrestled hosting Christmas off the party hosting hog. Whatever the family dynamic is, I’ve got some tips and tricks for simplifying the hosting duties while making sure that everyone still has a great time. The Welcome Drink. The moment that everyone arrives is […]