How To Host A Sleepover Without Losing Your Mind

"Mom, can I have a sleepover?" These six words can send fear through even the most seasoned parent. One of the only times I ever remember seeing my mom's feathers ruffled was when my sister and I spoke those six words. Mom had raised three boys before she had us girls. She said boys were so much … [Read more...]

Finding Dory Pumpkin Stencil + Halloween Party Ideas

It's hard to believe that Halloween is almost here! One thing that IS already here is the digital release of Finding Dory available today on Digital HD!  (You'll have to wait until 11/15 for the Blu-ray and DVD). That makes the timing perfect to celebrate a Dory Halloween! Last week, while visiting … [Read more...]

Impress with Invitations from Basic Invite

If you're in charge of planning a special event then you know that one of the most important purchases you'll make are the invitations. You don't want to just buy a standard, non-personalized invitation from the store.  You want an invitation that will jump out to your guests and set the tone for … [Read more...]

Calorie-Conscious Party Hosting Tips

While it seems that most everyone likes a party, we sure do hear a lot of complaints about the "not so good" food and beverage choices we make when attending parties and the accompanying weight gain. While not everyone is concerned with food choices, as a good host it's always considerate to offer … [Read more...]

Grown-Up Game Night Must-Haves

Love a good game night?  While family game nights are a great way to pass the time, game nights for adults only can take the fun to a whole other level. Make your next get together more fun with these Grown-Up Game Night Must-Haves! … [Read more...]

Candy Buffet Ideas

Candy Buffets are a popular new trends whether it be for kids parties, wedding receptions, or more.  You can arrange candy by color or theme, and mix it up with fun containers.  Here are a few Candy Buffet Ideas: Apothecary Jars - A big part of the appeal of a candy buffet is the display … [Read more...]

Adults’ St. Patrick’s Day Games

If you are looking for some cool adult games to play at your St. Patrick’s Day party, look no further than this fun list of adults' St. Patrick’s Day Games. Sure drinking and eating always make for a great party, but this will add a little something extra to make your party stand … [Read more...]

St. Patrick’s Day Party Planning Ideas

You don’t need the luck of the Irish to plan a great St. Patrick’s Day party. With a few simple preparations and these St. Patrick’s Day Party Planning Ideas, you should be all set to have a great time with your family and friends.  St. Patrick’s Day Party Planning … [Read more...]

Celebrating Game Day with TGI Friday’s Appetizers

While we are stuck in the dreariness of winter that has been hitting most of the United States, it's fun to escape from the reality of cold and snow with a game day celebration.  Whether it's for football, basketball, hockey - you name it - a gathering of family and friends for good times is a … [Read more...]

Look Inside a Tastefully Simple In-Home Party

I recently shared the news that I am now a happy member of Tastefully Simple’s blogging program.  This month I continued my adventure by attending a Tastefully Simple party.   The company provides convenient, easy-to-prepare foods that let you spend less time in the kitchen and more time enjoying … [Read more...]




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