Chris Nease is a party stylist and home entertaining expert with over 15 years of experience specializing in small celebrations. In addition to being the Editor & Creative Director of Celebrations At Home, Chris is a freelance stylist & writer and has contributed to Homes.com, SheKnows, Occasions online, and more. She was recently featured in Celebrate magazine and her work has been published in Woman's World, Yum Food & Fun For Kids, Ocala Style, and Cottages & Bungalows.

8 Ideas for Casual Entertaining

casual entertaining

this post sponsored by Kellogg’s One of the best things about casual entertaining is that you don’t have to spend a lot of time decorating, or creating a labor-intensive menu. That doesn’t mean you can’t make it fun with a few special touches though. I’m going to share 8 ideas for casual entertaining, with a […]

Winter Wonderland Dessert Table {guest feature}

winter wonderland dessert table

Today’s Winter Wonderland dessert table couldn’t come at a better time as I’m looking out my window at another 6 inches of freshly fallen snow. This pretty dessert table was created by Ashley of Undercover Hostess and incorporates silver and white with a touch of teal. The sequined tablecloth sets the stage for this sparkling focal […]

Creamy Chili Dip

creamy chili dip

I’m sharing an old party appetizer recipe today, that’s great for last minute entertaining or taking to a potluck social. This is my creamy chili dip that I acquired from a friend at a brunch social several years ago. I’ve mentioned here before that hosting or going to a potluck party is one of my […]

Honey Ham Flatbread Pizza

honey ham flatbread pizza

Last summer we vacationed at the Homestead Resort and this honey ham flatbread pizza was on the menu at one of the restaurants. I had it for lunch and loved it so much I had to re-create it at home. It was unlike any other pizza I’ve ever had, as it’s “secret” ingredient is honey […]

Oscars Viewing Party “Pinspiration”

awards party ideas

If you’re hosting an Oscars viewing party on Sunday I’ve got you covered with lots of ideas, printables, and recipes perfect for the occasion. Remember these beef & blue BLT party sandwiches I created for King’s Hawaiian? They’re styled specially for an awards viewing party, and I’ve been helping curate a “Pinspiration” board with them […]

Gin-Ginger “Zing” Cocktail

gin ginger cocktail

It’s been a while since I’ve used my ginger liqueur in a cocktail so I decided to shake up something new this week. I created this gin-ginger “zing” cocktail using a few simple ingredients I had on hand. It turned out light and refreshing with the pineapple, and it’s sweet but not TOO sweet. It […]

Winter Party Style Shoot {guest feature}

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I’m sharing a gorgeous guest feature styled shoot today, to inspire your winter entertaining outdoors. Styled by One Fine Day, and photographed by Lynne Graves, this outdoor gathering celebrates the New England winters and the iconic activities that can be enjoyed such as ice skating, sledding, bonfires, building s’mores, and drinking hot cocoa. Although this […]

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