December 3rd, 2009 |
Small bites, appetizers, hors d’oeuvres – whatever you call them, Holiday parties call for a lot of them! To freshen up your appetizer recipe file, I have searched the web – here are my new favorites, updated classics, and a few that just look delicious!
1. Marinated Feta and Olive Skewers
2. Sausage Mushroom [...]
November 18th, 2009 |
LOVING this appetizer idea from Better Homes and Gardens! An updated version of everyone’s favorite cheese ball…..done in mini-size to look like Christmas ornaments, and served in a footed bowl…..yummy and pretty!
1 8-ounce package cream cheese, softened
6 ounces [...]
November 3rd, 2009 |
When it comes to decorating a party, whether it be a bridal shower, a birthday party, or a wedding….consistently using a couple of common items can help you pull a theme together. Take for example, buttons and ribbons. Easy to find at your local craft or fabric store – when [...]
October 30th, 2009 |
I pretty much had closed the book on Halloween this year….the time had come, I had shared all of my favorite orange and black finds for the season…..in some ways, I was over it (even before it happened!). But then, this amazing party showed up in my inbox from photographer Meg Baisden. It stopped me dead [...]
October 12th, 2009 |
Halloween isn’t just for kids! It’s a great opportunity to gather all of your adult friends for a festive cocktail party. To keep the event looking more mature than child-like, set the tone with a black and white theme, add in a little sparkle, a special cocktail….and you have a party that will have [...]
September 28th, 2009 |
Cocktail parties are one of the easiest ways to entertain your friends. But, if you entertain often, you are probably always looking for a new theme. What’s on my radar right now?! A Tequila Tasting….full of margaritas and lots of Mexican appetizers.
Invite your guests with this charming invitation from Tiny Prints. It’s the perfect mix of [...]
September 22nd, 2009 |
Aren’t these just about the prettiest candy apples you have ever seen?! A perfect treat for any Fall party, candy apples can be customized to any flavor. Country Living has a great basic recipe, as well as an updated version called the pistachio chocolate apple. Yum!
The added touch of the ribbon-wrapped stick truly make this a [...]
September 9th, 2009 |
A Sip & See is a great way to introduce your baby to the world! It can take the place of a traditional baby shower, or can be thrown by the new parents as a way to formally introduce their baby to family and friends.
Use a traditional birth announcement to invite your [...]
September 7th, 2009 |
Fall is the perfect time to host a wine and cheese party. It’s about that time to bring your entertaining back indoors, so why not invite friends over to cozy up with a fire, some fabulous wines, and create a cheese assortment that any die-hard fan would fall in love with?!
For this type of party, presentation [...]
August 31st, 2009 |
Looking to plan an end of the summer birthday bash?! A casual neighborhood gathering to say goodbye to Summer, and hello to Fall?! Gather friends for a casual party decorated with bright colors, lots of patterns, and some delicious summer appetizers.
Set the mood for this colorful party with this invitation from Minted….I love the colors and [...]