DIY Patriotic Italian Soda Bar

Summer is in full swing here and we are filling our social calendar with lots of pool parties, backyard BBQ's and outdoor concerts. While the summer is heating up we are cooling down with a fun and refreshing DIY Patriotic Italian Soda Bar!  This red, white and blue drink station is perfect for all your summer celebrations and I'm sharing all the details for this Italian Soda Bar over on the Chinet® brand blog.   Guest young and old will enjoy sipping on their own delicious … [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...]

Easy Entertaining: Fall Coffee Bar

I'm always looking for a reason to hang out with friends and catch up.  The older I get I find that spending time with close girlfriends is essential for my sanity & my soul.  Now that fall is here, and the kids are in school, I thought it would be fun to host a few girlfriends over and catch up over coffee.  I set up a simple Fall Coffee Bar and invited friends over so we could take a break from the hustle and the bustle that comes with this time of year. I'm excited … [Read more...]

Simple Luau Party Ideas

When it comes to summer, I always think of luau parties! Mostly because they are bright, festive, and super easy to decorate for. And, because I love organizing parties, I am super excited about sharing easy ways to create simple luau party ideas as I stop by from my blog, The Organized Mama! Bar You can't have a luau party without a bar! So why not add some flair to your bar. Create a tiki hut by covering the bar area with gold tissue festooning. I attached the festooning using painters … [Read more...]

DIY Patriotic Serving Tray

I am so excited about this weekend I can hardly stand it.  We have lots of plans for Memorial Day weekend, and I'm looking forward to spending lots of quality time with our friends and family.  But, what I'm most excited about is the unofficial start of summer and my favorite season for entertaining! There will be backyard BBQs, pool parties, lots of porch sitting, and of course plenty of refreshing beverages.  So I  whipped up this sweet and simple DIY Patriotic Serving Tray … [Read more...]

Pineapple Mojito with Spiced Rum

Summer is almost here.  The end of school countdown is on and the kids are begging for daily trips to the pool.  I'm looking forward to a more relaxed schedule and hot summer days spent lounging by the pool.  The only thing that will make those pool days better is a good book and a refreshing Pineapple Mojito with spiced rum. Ideal for pool lounging, summer barbecues, or simply to relax at the end of a hard week, this cocktail totally hits the spot.  It's sweet, light and refreshing.  You can … [Read more...]

DIY Outdoor Bar Cart

Sip, sip, hooray, summer is on it's way!  And you know what that means - it's time for outdoor entertaining!  I love entertaining, but summer entertaining is one of my favorite ways to hang out with family and friends.  I teamed up with my friends at DecoArt to create a colorful DIY Outdoor Bar Cart to get ready for all the pool parties, porch sitting, and backyard BBQ's!   When I think of summer entertaining I think of bright, bold colors. Last year I discovered the … [Read more...]

Girls Night Oscar Viewing Party Ideas

Award season is here!  I can't wait for the Oscars on Sunday. Not only do I love seeing what films and actors take home the top honors, it's a great excuse to host a girls night.  Join me on the red carpet to celebrate the Oscars and host your own glam Girls Night Oscar Viewing Party. Once again I've teamed up with my favorite party company, Oriental Trading to show some simple, creative and oh so glam Oscar viewing party ideas that will make even the stars envious!  I'm … [Read more...]

Jingle and Mingle Christmas Party

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #HolidayPartyPlanning #UncommonlyGood #CBias #CollectiveBias The holidays are a busy time of year for most people, but it's also the time of year where family and friends gather together to celebrate friendships, love, and laughter while making memories that will last a lifetime.  This year our busy schedules made it difficult to find a date and time that worked for everyone so I decided to … [Read more...]