How To Throw A St.Patricks Day Party

St.Patrick’s Day is a wonderful holiday, because both kids and adults can celebrate. We’ve done some research for you on simple and easy ways to throw together what you may already have, get at the grocery store, or craft ideas to give your party that extra detail!The #1 rule to ANY party is to have an eye-catching table spread. Display your pot of gold cookies, themed drinks, snacks, and more. Make sure your food items go with the color scheme of St. Patrick’s Day!...more

Wintertime Sangria

While it is cold outside and the snow continues to fall we know of one way to stay warm and toasty…Sangria for the winter.  This refreshing beverage will have you dreaming of sandy beaches and crystal blue waters.  This recipe has a little twist to it that makes it perfect for the winter.  Be all the rave at your next Sunday Funday or GNI (Girls Night In) with this yummy cocktail. ...more

Alice in Wonderland Tea Party

The Inspiration"A large rose-tree stood near the entrance of the garden: the roses growing on it were white, but there were three gardeners at it, busily painting them red....more

The Light

Been reminiscing. Rollingstone magazine just came out with their top 100 albums of the 90’s and I realized – as I was about to complain about all the missing albums – most of my favorites come from the 80s.The 80’s.  Oh man.  Crazy times.  Fun times.My parents were pretty self-involved back then, and if they did know what was going with their two oldest daughters, they sure weren’t talking....more

A Little Party Never Killed Nobody

The year is coming to a close and what better way to celebrate than partying till the clock strikes twelve??? We here, at T2B, know how to throw a good party, but what does make a good party are the details you put into it. Little things really do go along way. New Years Eve is a great excuse to dress up, drink up, and dance the night away!...more

How to enjoy yourself at a party

(Photo credit NinaZed via Flickr Creative Commons.)Over the weekend, Eric and I agreed to attend two parties, two days in a row. For most people, this isn’t too big of a deal. For me, this is a surefire panic attack.And dear lord, did I panic....more

Make New Friends But Keep The Old?

I cannot be the only one...who has suspected that their long time friendships may have turned into something other than actual friendships over the many, many years that we have known each other....more

Hosting a Gingerbread House Party, Step by Step

I don't do much decorating for the holidays.  We don't have a fancy mantle set-up, a model sized winter wonderland or deer cutouts in the yard.  What we do have are gingerbread houses.  Lots and lots of gingerbread houses.  Each year, we host a gingerbread house party for our friends. &n...more

Halloween 2013: Our Costumes

Halloween is for adults too, right? Right! This past weekend my husband and I attended our first ever adult costume party and it was a blast! There were other costume contenders but we ultimately decided on being Caroline and Farmer Ted from Sixteen Candles.  ...more

Throw A Halloween Party

It is almost time for all of the spooktacular parties that are happening in the next few weeks. One of my favorite times of the year is the Fall and I think that is because I love all things Halloween. Since I was a little girl I have always planned my costumes out for months and wanted to execute them perfectly. My mom would make our costumes from anything from a full body fur leopard costume to an amazing dinosaur costume for my brother. I am very proud to say that my leopard costume won the costume contest when I was little. One of the highlights of my life....more