Friday December 6, 2013
My pile of unwrapped Christmas and hostess gifts is growing. It's like a monster that has taken on a life of its own across my dining room table. It doesn't add much to my seasonal decor. Wrapping is one of my least favorite holiday tasks. Maybe it's because I just never do it as beautifully as some people I know. That's why, before I begin to tackle this task over the weekend, I plan to study this video on How to Wrap a Boxed Present and and maybe then I'll feel better about the task in front of me because I know how beautiful the end result will look.
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Wednesday December 4, 2013
The race to Christmas is on, especially since Thanksgiving fell so late this year. More than ever I feel as though everything can't possibly be done in time. Which is why it's great to have ways to accomplish two things at once. For example, why not entertain and decorate for Christmas at the same time? A Tree Trimming Party is the perfect way to check two things off your list.
Monday December 2, 2013
What's the first thing you think about when you plan a party? Is it the menu, the music, or the table settings? How about the centerpieces or the party favors? I'm sure any of these myriad details fill up your to-do lists. But how much thought do we really give to our guests? Let's face it, they're the reason for the other to-dos! Luckily this collection of tips will help you plan for your guests - the most important element of your party!
Friday November 29, 2013
We've made it through Thanksgiving, and the first two nights of Hanukkah if we celebrate it, but there are plenty of other holiday parties on the horizon over the next month. Did you find yourself stuck in long lines at the supermarket? Do you wish there was a better way to make your grocery shopping less stressful before your next party? If so, you'll want to read these tips in Surviving the Supermarket When Holiday Grocery Shopping.