Party Pleasers: Sausage Bites With Pine Nuts

Ah, the summer is here.  Picnic and party time.  Also hot as you know what, and incredible laziness sets in before you even have a chance to realize it.  Cooking sessions become shorter, farther apart, and I don’t know about you, but my creativity in this heat all boils down (ha ha, no pun intended, but totally fitting) to whether to sprinkle fresh herbs on top of my plate of boring dinner or not....more

How to Throw a 'Great Gatsby' Party, Menu and Decor Ideas Included

There was music from my neighbor’s house through the summer nights. In his blue gardens men and girls came and went like moths among the whisperings and the champagne and the stars. At high tide in the afternoon I watched his guests diving from the tower of his raft, or taking the sun on the hot sand of his beach while his two motor-boats slit the waters of the Sound, drawing aquaplanes over cataracts of foam. ...more
@zsuzsahawaii thanks! Saw your party photos. Love the set up and the effort your friends put ...more

Wizard of Oz Party Inspiration

So this movie Oz /The Great and Powerful is out in theatres and it inspired me to create this Oz birthday party idea board (based on the original Wizard of Oz movie). ...more

A pizza and beer party


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Get Ready to Be Jealous, Book Nerds.

Sorry for the late start today, but my body decided it hates me. I woke up to an excruciating pain in my head due to my stupid bone issues – but that’s another post for another day.Today, I’m here to discuss something much more awesome: Dead Authors....more

Friends' Xmas Party

Hmmmm, actually this was a tacky Christmas sweater party. As you can see I'm sans tacky sweater. I don't own one. Guess I'll need to make sure I hit up the Junior League thrift store next year when I take my fall quota in. I felt not so festive, but regardless, it was fun. We had great food, good laughs, and we played Catch Phrase. I think that's my new fave game. It's hilar the things people come up with to describe their word(s). :)...more

All In The Details: Top 8 Hosting Ideas Sure to Impress

Ever find that you are wondering how to put in that one special touch here and there that will set your event apart from others that you've hosted? It all really comes down to the details! You don't have to rent a horse to escort your guests into your party (a la Bridesmaids), just try one or a couple of these special touches....more
@valerija I agree! @MissHostess has great ideas.more

Cheers to Ladies! Have a ladie's night this weekend!!

There’s something about a night with only your girlfriends that is uniquely fun.  A good girls night involves food, and for some of us, a drink of wine or two (J hehe).  After a night with my girlfriends, I always feel refreshed, and re-energized, pumped up once again to take on the world!  Something about the good talk, the bonding, and oh yes the eating and perhaps the drinking… ...more

Last Minute Halloween Party Ideas!

You blinked didn’t you? Guess what, Halloween is around the corner! It’s not too late to showcase your festive side with these easy party and décor ideas.Just thought of Hosting a Halloween Party and don’t know what to do?—it’s ok.....more