Children who leave their shoes out for Saint Nick on the eve of Saint Nicholas' Day (December 5) will find candy in them in the morning. But although finding candy in your shoe and eating it is appealing when you're six, it might not have the same draw when you're all grown up. Here's a fun and equally sweet way to celebrate: throw a cookie exchange party!
If you're going to make a big mess crafting wreaths, you might as well make a big mess with your dear friends while feasting on wreath-shaped breads and sipping wintery pine-infused cocktails. Provide wreath forms and wire for your guests, and have everyone bring all the berries, branches, bells, bows, and bobbles they can get their hands on. Let the wreathing begin!
The weather's getting colder, the days are getting shorter, and cabin fever is imminent. A weekend in the wild would cure what ails you... but the weather's getting colder, your schedule is jam-packed, and none of the buses or trains go past any decent campsites. Time to invite your similarly-fevered friends over for an indoor camping party, s'mores and a (inevitable) sleepover!
Narwhals look almost like they should be mythical creatures, found on ancient maps of the sea. They're graceful, unusual, and charming. These sweet decor items featuring them are a nice choice for winter decorating — and a nice change from woodland creatures decor.
The winter solstice falls on a Saturday this year, making it the perfect evening to celebrate the shortest day of the year with a little light, warmth, and fun with friends. While it's dark outside, some twinkle and shine make this winter solstice cocktail party anything but:
Holiday entertaining season has begun. Here are eight totally easy table runner DIY projects that pretty much anyone can do. From gathering family photos (recent or vintage) to laying down some burlap or canvas drop cloth, these festive runners will show your guests that you can do more than just cook.