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...]

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...]

DIY Snowman Holiday Napkins with Cricut EasyPress2

I love finding creative ways to make the holidays feel extra special.  Over the years I've learned that it doesn't have to be an over the top production or party. Sometimes it's the simple things that they remember most.  Like, baking cookies with mom, or the special holiday glasses.   You may remember that I recently created a set of 4 fun DIY Halloween napkins with my Cricut EasyPress2.  My kids had so much fun using these monster themed napkins all month long, and … [Read more...]

How to Host a Murder Mystery Dinner Party

Halloween is the perfect time to dress up and create a spooktacular themed party.  Murder mystery parties are an excellent way to engage and entertain friends this Halloween.  Not sure where to start?  Don't worry, I'm here to share my favorite tips and show you how to host a Murder Mystery Dinner Party that is to die for! I recently teamed up with Oriental Trading to create this bone chilling Murder Mystery dinner party.  It's full of spooky Halloween decorations, to die … [Read more...]

Pink-o-Ween Halloween Ghoul’s Night Party

Halloween is one of my very favorite holidays to celebrate.  I love everything about it from dressing up, transforming my home into a spooky Dead & Breakfast Inn and of course celebrating with spooktacular parties!  A night in with the "ghoulfriends" is always good for the soul, so I'm planning a Pink-o-Ween Halloween Ghoul's Night Party to eat, drink and be scary! While I love Halloween, I don't necessarily love the traditional black and orange color scheme.  I typically … [Read more...]