Whatever it is that makes you occasionally miss out on parties — being an introvert, being shy, some combination of both sprinkled with social anxiety — if your goal is to get out of your comfort zone more this year, use this guide to make it to more events this holiday season.
It's literally the sweetest part of any meal: dessert. It's also, we think, the best part of any dinner party: All your work is done, the main course was officially a hit, and now it's time to linger over coffee, sweets and great company. So why not keep the party going 'til the last crumb? Here's how:
Hosting Thanksgiving at your home this year? Here are 10 inexpensive and easy place card ideas that will make both your table and your guests feel special. Some won't take more than a couple minutes to construct, while others will take a bit more time. It could be fun to make a festive crafting afternoon out of it and enlisted some help from a friend or the kiddos.
Every winter, I look forward to hanging a strand or two of string lights inside my home to make it a cozy and festive. I usually stick with my standard strand of globe lights, but there are so many fun ones out there this year, I might have to switch it up.
'Tis the season...to have houseguests. If you're starting to think (or stress) about how to prepare for a full house this holiday then we can help! Consider these 5 things to keep their stay carefree and your sanity unscathed.
Despite a very limited budget, I am able to pay my bills... but what's this I hear about the holidays approaching? Where's all that present/giftwrap/travel/mulled wine money going to come from? Let's figure out how we're going to be able to afford the next two months:
When I worked with clients, every single one said that a top wish was to entertain more at home. Few of them did, they said, because they didn't feel confident. We'd like to help you solve this problem. With Thanksgiving around the corner, you know we're going to speak to experts, load you up with inspiration and show you how to cook a turkey. Today let's get started!
We love entertaining this time of year: By the time the November chill sets in, sharing a home-cooked meal with friends is way better than anything that might be going on outside our front door. And if you set a beautiful table, you really, ahem, set the tone for a delicious evening. Want to make your table even more fetching?