It has happened to all of us at least once in our lives. Someone calls and says they are going to stop by for a visit—that afternoon. Or you and your friends decide to throw together a last minute party for Memorial Day—and guess what—it will be at your place! Although everyone understands you didn’t have a ton of time to plan, you don’t want to disappoint them. Here are some really easy last minute party tips that will have you looking like you spent days preparing in the kitchen.
Love is in the air! Valentine’s Day is around the corner and the Social Fabric Community has put together the Ultimate Valentine’s Day Round-Up to help you prepare for the season of love. From tutorials to crafts to delicious recipes, we have something for everyone. We dare you not to fall in love with these […]
This time of year is full of family get-togethers and holiday parties. It seems like every weekend you have someplace to go or someone is coming over for dinner at your house. It can be difficult to come up with last minute, easy ideas when serving dinner to a group; especially if you try to stick with a theme or are trying to keep things lower calorie!
Ask anyone in my family what cookie they have to have during the holidays, and every one of them will answer peanut butter kiss cookies. Some of you may know them as peanut blossoms, but we’ve always called them peanut butter kiss cookies in our family. Forget the sugar cookies and gingerbread, we want some peanut butter and chocolate at our holiday parties! Okay, to be honest, I want peanut butter and chocolate year-round.
This post contains affiliate links. I’ve never been to an Ugly Christmas Sweater party before, but they sound like the would be fun! The idea of everyone voluntarily looking ridiculous is amusing. I started looking around to see what ideas I could put together if I was to throw an Ugly Christmas Sweater party, and […]
One easy way to make your gifts look more exciting is to add Christmas ornaments on them. What is great about this, is that you are giving two gifts in one! What is even better? You don’t have to limit yourself to using them only during the holidays. Especially if you can find a good assortment of ornaments.
Now that you’ve cashed in on all the great deals that Black Friday and Cyber Monday had to offer, you may have a bit of buyer’s remorse. Or, you may find that the things you bought online just aren’t as great as they seemed on screen. Don’t beat yourself up over it. It happens to […]
The holiday season is here, and it can be a wonderful time for newlywed couples. However, if you are like my husband and I, you may need to make sure you are on the same page for the holidays. Sit down and discuss how and where you will spend Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, New Years and […]
As the holidays get closer and the temperatures drop, I find myself slowing down just as things start to get crazy around here. Planning holiday dinners, buying presents, decorating the house, relatives dropping by – the holidays are a very busy time of year. This is when I start craving comfort foods. You know, the elaborate meals that warm your belly and make you think of your mom cooking when you were little? Who has time for that when things are so busy? Not me!
Every day, we encounter stressful situations and things that exhaust us physically. The holidays are no exception. In fact, they can be even more stressful, especially for newlyweds. You have so many things to deal with: Where will you spend the holidays? Should you host a party for friends and family? Is your new house big enough to hold a party? What presents should you get your in-laws? How much should you spend? How will you deal with family expectations? And the list goes on!