December 3rd, 2009 |

Holiday Appetizer Guide

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 |

Holiday Appetizer: Goat Cheese Ornaments

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!

Ingredients

1 8-ounce package cream cheese, softened
6 ounces [...]

November 3rd, 2009 |

Bridal Shower: Decorated with Buttons and Ribbons

 

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 |

Real Party: A Glittery-Glam Halloween Soiree

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 |

Black & White Halloween Bash

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 Party Idea: Tequila Tasting

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 |

Candy Apples

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 |

Sip & See: A Meet & Greet For Your New Baby

 

 

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 |

Celebrate The Harvest: Wine & Cheese Party

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 |

End Of The Summer Birthday Bash

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 [...]

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