March Madness Basketball Party

Every year when March rolls around there are a few things that we get excited about, warmer weather, spring break, and of course March Madness! I'm a big sports fan and it's no secret that we celebrate big around here, from our annual Super Bowl party to our tournament kickoff March Madness Basketball party we like to get together with friends to cheer on our favorite teams. This year I partnered with Oriental Trading to show you how to create your own slam dunk March Madness party.  You … [Read more...]

Game Day Popcorn and Pretzel Bar

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on the behalf of Cost Plus World Market.  The opinions, text and photos are all my own. Growing up in Texas, football is a way of life. So when it comes to tailgating and game day parties I know how to entertain and wow a crowd! When you get to combine two things you love, football and entertaining, you know it's going to be a good day.  I'm gearing up for the Big Game with a fun football themed snack station that is guaranteed to get the party … [Read more...]

“You Stole a Pizza My Heart” Valentine’s Day Pizza Party

One of the things I remember most about my childhood is how my mom would always create fun themed events for all of the holidays.  I don't remember eating out much as a kid, but I remember the themed "restaurants" my mom would create at home to celebrate everything from Chinese New Year to Valentine's Day.  This year I'm channeling my uber creative mom and serving up lots of love with a fun family-friendly "You Stole a Pizza My Heart" Valentine's Day Pizza Party. I've teamed up with … [Read more...]

Easy Entertaining Tips for A Winning Game Day Party

Every year the first Sunday in February millions of people tune in to watch the Super Bowl. It's become an unofficial holiday in the United States and is a day when families and friends gather together to watch football, hilarious commercials and epic halftime shows.  Whether your favorite team made it to the Big Game or not, or you are just tuning in for the commercials, you'll score big with these tips for easy entertaining and a winning game day party! I'm a big fan of both … [Read more...]

Cute and Simple Donut Themed Party

I have partnered with Hobby Lobby to create this post. All ideas are 100% my own. Wow, can you believe the holidays are already over and it's the start of a brand new year?!?  I always hate when the holiday season is over because I truly love this time of year and all the festive decorations and parties.  Fortunately for me, my daughter's birthday is just around the corner, and I've partnered with Hobby Lobby to bring her party vision to life.   I think she has finally … [Read more...]

Farmhouse Style Hot Cocoa Bar

This month DecoArt challenged us to create a project that was warm and cozy for our monthly challenge.  When it comes to warm and cozy during the winter months I can't think of anything better than sipping on a cup of hot cocoa wrapped in a warm blanket.  So, I did what any normal person would do and I created a farmhouse style hot cocoa bar that we can use all winter long! I am a big fan of a styled bar cart, as you may have noticed when I created this DIY Metallic Bar Cart, or … [Read more...]

Making Spirits Bright Holiday Bar Cart

The holiday season is in full swing, but that doesn't mean that you can't still amp up your holiday entertaining with a festive and colorful cocktail party. The holidays are a busy time of year for everyone and it's easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of this fast paced season.  If you are like me and want to focus on slowing down, relaxing and savoring moments with family and friends you are going to love this easy Making Spirits Bright holiday bar cart. I've teamed up with … [Read more...]

Mistletoe and Margaritas Holiday Party

This month I'm in charge of hosting our supper club and I am so excited for our celebration this week I can hardly wait.  I love entertaining any time of the year, but hosting celebrations during the holidays is like the Super Bowl for an avid entertainer like myself.  It's when you get to go big and pull out all the show stoppers, or get creative and try something new.  Which is exactly what I did with this year's Margaritas and Mistletoe theme. I teamed up with my friends at … [Read more...]

Merry & Bright Holiday Table Setting

My Christmas decorations over the years have changed from traditional red and green holiday decor, to neutral with a touch of glam.  I love my glam farmhouse Christmas tree and decor, but every year I contemplate changing things up with bright and cheery colors.  While I haven't taken the plunge to completely go bright and bold, I've teamed up with Cricut and DecoArt to show you how you can dress up your holidays with a merry and bright table setting! I've created several DIY … [Read more...]

Mini Lasagna Roll-up Appetizers for Holiday Entertaining

This is a sponsored post, but all opinions are 100% my own. My calendar is quickly filling up with Christmas activities and holiday parties.  As an avid entertainer and social butterfly, I love this time of year!  I always look forward to all of the events that give us an excuse to celebrate this magical time of year with friends and family, like our annual Jingle & Mingle holiday party.  But, I often find myself stuck on what to serve.  Even though I have some tried and true dishes that … [Read more...]