Be The Perfect Guest: Appropriate Behavior and DIY Hostess Gifts
It's sad but I've hosted many events where there is someone who behaves so poorly that I make a note never to invite them back. I still have some folks whom I don't speak to due to their rudeness at my son's wedding, and that was over 3 years ago! During the upcoming holiday season many of us will find ourselves guests at various holiday functions. Whether it be Thanksgiving dinner with family, an office Christmas party, or a friend's New Year's Eve bash it is important to ...
Grad Party Bar/Station Ideas – FREE Printables
It's that time of year again, graduations. Many folks are busy planning graduation parties to celebrate this milestone. One of the most important ingredients to a successful party is the food so many hosts and hostesses spend hours agonizing on what to serve.
Whether your doing the cooking or having the event catered you still have to decide what you're serving and how you're serving it, specially if you're hosting a lot of people at your home. When we host large events at home we ...
Fourth of July Celebrations – FREE Printables
I love the Fourth of July! I love the fanfare, picnics, parades, barbecues, fireworks, and all the hoopla that surround our great nation's birthday. And I adore the colors! Red, White, and Blue are my all time faves!
There are so many cool DIY crafts, recipes, activities, and party ideas for this great holiday it's hard to know where to begin, my grandkids and I are just dying to fire up the Cricut Explore Air (affiliate link) and make some cool decorations!
Here are some fun ...
Grad Party Ideas – FREE Printables
It's that time of year again, school is winding down and summer vacation is almost here. This means graduations; from pre-school to Grad School and anything in between we're soon to see a bunch of newly minted graduates ready to take on the world!
Graduations are major milestones in everyone's lives. Whether your little one is graduating from pre-school or a spouse, sibling, or friend has just earned a PHD celebrate their achievements with a party. Send them off to the next chapter of ...
Party Planning 101: Budget, Guest Count, Date & Venue
Everyone loves a good party and every hostess aspires to be the hostess with the mostest. But before the first guests arrive there is much work to be done in order to make each event memorable. That calls for Party Planning 101!
Whether you're planning for your dream wedding, a friend's baby shower, your child's first birthday, an office Christmas party, or even just a backyard barbecue, the key to a successful event is planning!
Planning in my world means making lists and lots of ...
Football Themed Party
A Football Themed Party is always fun, specially for little boys' birthdays. Last month we hosted my grandson, Devon's, football themed party at our neighborhood park, the kids had a blast and best of all it was easy to plan!
But don't think football themed parties are just for little boys, girls love football too! It's also a great theme for game nights and of course Super Bowl parties.
Here's what we did for Devon's Football themed party.
Parties start out with the invitation. I love ...
Themed Party Invitations Set the Stage
So you're planning a party! FUN! Our family loves to throw parties. The more elaborate the better! We like to celebrate every occasion we can think of with a party, and planning is half the fun; well usually.
Of course we first have to get the serious stuff out of the way, budget, guest list, and venue, before the fun part starts. Once that's settled we move on to our favorite part; deciding on the party theme!
I've been planning themed parties for years, back when my kids were ...