Christmas Party Ideas, Games & More

I recently hosted an annual Christmas party for 58 women and we had a wonderful time.  We always use the slogan, “What happens at Girlfriends stays at Girlfriends.”  I wanted to share my Christmas Party ideas, games & more with you today. Because I was very busy before and during the party, I didn’t get […]

Springtime in Paris Luncheon + Chilled Strawberry Soup

Chilled Strawberry Soup is one of my favorite soups, especially in the spring and summer and it’s so, so easy to make!  If you’ve never had it, you must try it.  It’s sort of like a strawberry milkshake in a bowl. Sometimes, I just want to act the fool and turn that bowl up and […]

Carolina Coastal Christmas

I just recently planned a big party for our ladies group at church (Girlfriends Unlimited).  I started planning months before the actual event that took place this past Friday night. Every year I try to think up something new and different.  So this year I went with a coastal theme and made all of the […]

Shades of Pink Brunch – Fun, Friendly & Fabulous!

This is the last installment of our Shades of Pink Brunch.  And it’s the fun, friendly & fabulous part! As the ladies arrived for brunch last Saturday, they were greeted by the ever gregarious, Ms. Marilyn.  She is a preschool teacher, so naturally she is bubbly, outgoing and just plain fun to be around.  Marilyn […]

Shades of Pink Brunch – The Menu

One of my favorite aspects of planning an event is creating the menu.  It usually evolves over weeks as I add, subtract, and sometimes, totally redo the entire thing. When I’m planning for a large event, I like to construct a menu that enables me to do a lot of the cooking the day before. […]

Shades of Pink Spring Brunch – Part 1

I get inspiration for my events from all over the place.  I may see something while out shopping or in a magazine and then I just run with it by creating a theme and a menu. This shades of pink spring brunch was inspired by a tablecloth that I bought.  Yep, a tablecloth.  And pink […]

Chilled Strawberry Soup

Chilled Strawberry Soup is one of my favorite soups, especially in the spring and summer and it’s so, so easy to make!  If you’ve never had it, you must try it.  It’s sort of like a strawberry milkshake in a bowl. Sometimes, I just want to act the fool and turn that bowl up and […]

A Few of My Favorite Things . . .

Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens Bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens Brown paper packages tied up with strings These are a few of my favorite things! Well, Thursday night was one of my favorite things – our Girlfriends Unlimited Christmas event.  I begin planning weeks months ahead of time (in my head).  So, […]