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 […]

Inside Out Party & Puppet Show

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #InsideOutEmotions #CollectiveBias My husband and I recently took the grandkids to see Inside Out.  It was the prelude to their Inside Out Party & Puppet Show that I hosted on Sunday.  Don’t tell anyone, but I enjoyed the […]

Game Time Tablescape, Menu & Recipes

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GameTimeMVP #CollectiveBias We’re a sports loving family and we often get together to watch the big game. Game day festivities at my house includes football, food, fun and family.  I always enjoy planning my game day tablescape because […]

New Year’s Eve Tablescape & Menu

Do you have big plans for New Year’s Eve?  How do you usher in the new year? My plans are the same as they’ve been for years – staying home, dozing off and waking up at midnight to see the old year out and the new year in with my husband and whatever kid(s) happens […]

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 […]

Easter Menu

Easter is neck and neck with Christmas in terms of being my favorite holiday.  And why not?  These two celebrations represent the birth and later, the death, burial and resurrection of my Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ! And, of course, the song “Celebrate” is running through my mind because you know I have a song […]

Throwback Thursday + Valentine’s Day Menu

Are you ready for another week of Throwback Thursday??? We are!! There is nothing more fun then to see all the great projects you have done and have chosen to share them here with us. This week I’m sharing my top three perfect Valentine’s Day Menu.  You can find them all here! **If you would like […]

Fourth of July Menu

Today I’m sharing an easy, breezy, old school Fourth of July Menu.  It’s fun, festive and fabulously delicious.  Enjoy and let freedom ring! The Frugal Decor:  I found the cutest place mats in red, white and blue at Everything’s a Dollar store! I also found star shaped ice cube trays – two for a dollar! The […]

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. […]