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 stylist & writer for Homes.com, Marie Callender's, and SheKnows. Her work was recently published in Woman's World, Yum Food & Fun For Kids, and Ocala Style magazines.

DIY :: HOT COCOA MIX PARTY FAVORS

hot cocoa recipe - favor jars

I love sending bridal or baby shower guests home with something they can use up and feel good about. That’s why edible treats are on the top of my list for party favors. It can be as simple as a designer cookie wrapped in cellophane or a homemade mix placed in reusable jars, like this […]

BAKED CORN DOG SQUARES

baked corn dog squares

Disclosure: Compensation was provided by Hebrew National via Mode Media.  The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Hebrew National. Now that it’s tailgate season, I want to share a grab-and-go snack idea with you. These baked corn dog squares are a lighter take […]

CELEBRATE BIRTHDAYS WITH AN ICE CREAM SODA BAR #PartyReddi

ice cream soda bar

I’ve partnered with Reddi-wip to bring you party ideas and get you #PartyReddi Around our house it’s time to start thinking about birthdays. My son’s is this month, and my daughter’s is just a few short months later, and she’s ALWAYS planning her own party. They love my job because they get to reap the benefits […]

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TO GET YOUR GUEST ROOM READY

GET YOUR GUEST ROOM READY

I’m so excited about this post today because 1.) I’m sharing another completed room in our house – the guest room;  2.) This is my first project as part of the BHG Live Better Network;  3.) I’ve included everything you need to know to create an inviting space for overnight guests! Having guests stay overnight […]

FOX N’ SILLY SOCKS BABY SHOWER :: OPERATION SHOWER

Fox n' Silly Sox baby shower for Operation Shower

A couple of weeks ago I took a road trip to what has become my annual Operation Shower event, in Norfolk. I’ve been fortunate to be able to volunteer my time with them on 8 or 9 showers over the last 4 years, that recognize and shower the ‘expecting’ wives of our deployed service men. […]

5 THINGS FOR FALL ENTERTAINING

5 things for fall entertaining

PIN this post As the weather starts to cool down for Autumn, our entertaining style changes as well. Things seem to get a little more rustic and earthy, and menus are a bit more hardy. I’ve chosen 5 things to update your Fall entertaining and reflect the changes all around us. Olivewood Cutting Board – I’m slightly […]

1 BOOKCASE STYLED 2 WAYS

1 bookcase 2 ways

Remember my black bookcase I styled for entertaining a while back? Well today I have 2 more ways you can style the same bookcase – one for the guest room and one for a tween/teens bedroom. I was given the challenge by Sauder furniture to use the same piece in 2 new ways. I tried […]