Happy New Year!

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Looking forward to many wonderful Celebrations in 2009! Cheers!!

3 Favorite Appetizer Recipes

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This round up of appetizer recipes is the perfect thing you’ll need to get the party started.   I’ve made each of these and they are proven crowd pleasers.  Choose one or all to serve at your next soiree.  Spinach-Artichoke Party Cups 36 small wonton wrappers 1 small can(8 1/2 oz)artichoke hearts, drained and chopped 1/2 of a […]

Easy Christmas Table Decor

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We are down to the last few days before Christmas….I swear Thanksgiving was just last week!! Here are a few simple, but so cute, table decorations. I love this idea for anyone who loves the “retro/modern” look. Those old fashioned Christmas bulbs never looked so good! The larger vase has a smaller vase inside, filled […]

Dress Up Your Chairs

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Why don’t we think about dressing up the backs of your chairs for the holidays? Afterall, it probably is the first thing someone sees when they are coming to the table. Here are a variety of ways to dress up a variety of chair styles: photos via BHG.com

A "Plaid" Christmas Setting

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I have been busy working on our Christmas Cocktail Party for tomorrow night. You know the drill…shopping, cooking, cleaning, decorating. But I came across this interesting twist on Christmas decorating. Scottish Plaid!! If you enjoy bringing nature into your decor, then this is a good one for you. Enjoy! I love how they have layered […]

Layered Cookie Mix In A Jar {Hostess Gift}

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Do you love to add a personal touch to your hostess gifts? Then why not make this “Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix in a Jar” for a party hostess, a school teacher, or anyone else you like to recongnize over the Holidays. Here’s what you do: Put ingredients in layers, inside a Quart-size canning jar. Cut […]

Girl’s Gift Swap-Part 2

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Today I wanted to show the wine bar, the favor bags, and a couple other details from the party. For the wine glasses I used a string of fun garland I got from the drug store and cut off the balls to tie around the stems. I bought this wine bottle from the Bizarre Bazaar […]