Tag: party

  • Stuffed Mushroom

    Stuffed mushrooms are a family favorite. There’s a long history of how these grew in popularity. Long story short, my ex-sister-in-law started making them. Everyone liked them… but she stopped making them. When and if she did, they weren’t the same. They were missing flavor. In retrospect, it should have…

  • Dinner Party Etiquette

    It should come as no surprise, but I am very passionate about etiquette. I don’t like party faux-paus and while I consider myself a rule breaker, I also think it’s important to have some common social rules so no one gets hurt. Basic Rules If a formal invitation is sent,…

  • How and Why to Start a Book Club

    I know I’m not alone when I say that 2020 left me missing human connection. Especially with strong, like-minded females. And I also fall back in love with reading. How to Start Starting a book club is actually really easy! I wasn’t sure if anyone would be interested, but I…

  • Bomb Pop Piñata

    Turn an old cereal box into a quick and easy piñata – perfect for small children and parties. Supplies Empty cereal box Construction paper in red, white, and blue Tissue paper Tape/glue Directions Keep your cereal box intact on one end. Draw a shape of a bomb pop (rounded triangle)…

  • Mom’s Bean Dip

    I have a fairly large family: 2 parents + 3 brothers + me. Add in sister-in-laws and niece and nephews and our family of 6 quickly grows. When I was younger – my entire family would all gather for the holidays at my parent’s house. With a huge crew and…

  • Galentine’s Day Brunch

    It’s February, which means that love is in the air. Not only romantic love but the love of friends. So what is Galentine’s Day? Sparked from the T.V. show Parks and Rec – Galentine’s Day was invented to celebrate and empower the women in your life. Leslie Knope is an…

  • Golden Girls Party

    I have been a huge fan of the Golden Girls since forever. I would watch it with my parents when I was younger, and continue to do so now. I’ll be the first to argue that it’s still relevant to this day: politics, health care, education, and immigration. It’s timeless…

  • Are You Ready for Some Football?

    Unfortunately, I’m a Detroit Lions fan. A fandom passed down by for generations, a gift or curse from my dad. If you’re a Lions fan, you remember the tragedy of 2008 (0-16) and the tragedy of 2015, where we made it to the playoffs but a bad call (per usual)…

  • Winter Blues

    Ugh – it’s that terrible point in winter where the holidays have ended, and we still have 2-3 more months of icy cold, grey skied days. Our decorations our down and the house feels sad, like it too is striving to survive until spring. The bitter cold continuously battling the…

  • 10-Minute Makeover for the Holidays: Takeover

    Special guest blogger, Jayme Grant, is here with quick tips to be glam and fab for the holidays. It’s almost 5 o’clock on Thanksgiving Day. You just put finishing touches on the dinner table settings and your feeling pretty damn successful. While you’re standing there admiring your work, you realize…