How to Host a Holiday Cookie Exchange Party

Hosting a Holiday Cookie Exchange is one of the easiest ways to gather friends for an evening of sweets and fun. Not only does it give you a chance to spend time with your favorite people during this busy holiday season, but it also provides the added bonus of getting to try a bunch of different yummy cookie recipes.  After years of hosting our annual cookie swap, I decided to share my favorite tips to help you host an extraordinary holiday cookie exchange party of your … [Read more...]

Holiday Cranberry Moscow Mules

I recently hosted my very first Friendsgiving dinner and created a special cocktail and party favor for each guest. To save me time and a little money, the signature drink was served in copper mugs that each guest took home.  With all the holiday entertaining coming up I decided to give that signature drink a makeover and create these delicious Holiday Cranberry Moscow Mules. I love the crisp and refreshing taste of Moscow Mules, but I wanted to bring in a little flavor of the … [Read more...]

How to Host a Holiday Gift Wrapping Party

The clock is ticking down and there are only 12 days until Christmas.  During the holidays there are so many things to do.  There are gifts to buy, parties to attend and presents to wrap.  Why not combine two of these for the ultimate way to catch up with friends and check things off your holiday to-do list and host a Holiday Gift Wrapping Party!     This holiday season turn a boring task into a fun holiday party with friends.  Stop wrapping presents … [Read more...]

Reindeer Games Holiday Class Party

When my oldest started kindergarten I couldn't wait to be the room mom to plan the class parties.  Fast forward 7 years and 3 kids later and I'm still loving my job as room mom.  This year I'm planning a Reindeer Games Holiday Class Party full of fun activities and themed treats. There is a reason Santa's reindeer are so popluar...they know how to have lots of fun. I've teamed up with Oriental Trading to show you how you can too with this festive reindeer themed party! When it … [Read more...]

Holly Jolly Holiday Party

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and The Coca-Cola Company. All opinions are mine alone. #MyHolidayEveryday #CollectiveBias The holidays are such a magical time of year, but they can also be an incredibly busy time of year. This year host a simple Holly Jolly Holiday party and spend time making memories with friends and family.  You are going to Fa La La La in LOVE with this Holly Jolly Holiday Party, and our Holly Jolly Punch recipe is going to be your go-to signature … [Read more...]

Poinsettias & Plaid Holiday Brunch

Throughout the holiday season, our homes are filled with friends, family and lots of delicious food.  This holiday season, host a stress-free Poinsettias & Plaid Holiday Brunch to kick off the festivities.    During the busy holiday season, there are lots of parties to attend,  brunch can be easier on both the guest and the host. It's actually one of my favorite parties we throw all year and today I've teamed up with Calloway's Nursery to show you how to host your own … [Read more...]

Farm to Table Dinner Experience with Uptown Farmhouse

Do you ever feel like life is speeding by at a breakneck speed?  With three active kids, a small business and constantly busy schedules it sometimes feels like it's impossible to slow down. I recently had the chance to escape the hustle and bustle for a farm to table dinner experience with Uptown Farmhouse. With such hectic schedules, I am always looking for experiences that allow us to unplug and reconnect with loved ones.  Squeezing in a date night is often a … [Read more...]

Fa La La La Llama Pancakes and PJs Christmas Party

Tis' the season to rock your Christmas jammies!  But, not just any PJs, no we need cute personalized fa la la la llama PJs.  And if you are going to have cute new PJs you might as well plan a Llama Pancakes and PJs Christmas party too! The holiday season is one of my favorite times of the year, especially when it comes to hosting parties.  I love putting together simple celebrations that let us soak up every second of this joyful time of year.  I decided this year that we … [Read more...]

Mason Jar Lid Pies for Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving quickly approaching I’m in full on entertaining prep mode.  Over the next few weeks, I'll be focusing on everything from cleaning the house to planning and preparing the menus.  I'm a big fan of mini desserts and I can't wait to serve up these Mason Jar Lid Pies for Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving dinner is one of my favorite meals, but in all honesty, it's the huge selection of pies for dessert that I love most.  However, sending home slices of different pies … [Read more...]

Buffalo Plaid Thanksgiving Table Setting + Printable Conversation Cards

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, in fact, there are only 18 days until Turkey Day!  It's hard to believe, but it's not too late to start planning your Thanksgiving table setting.  You can set a gorgeous Buffalo Plaid Thanksgiving Table Setting that will wow your guest with these helpful tips! Buffalo plaid is one of 2018 hottest holiday trends, which means it's super easy to find products that will elevate your decor.  In fact, I recently teamed up with Oriental … [Read more...]