Last Minute Christmas Tablescape

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Have you been too busy shopping, baking, or preparing a Christmas menu to plan your Holiday dining table decor.  Luckily Mindy of Modern Mindy shared with us how to prepare a beautiful tablescape using things you already have: Christmas ornaments, wrapping paper, and votive candles!  She simply wrapped a couple of boxes with festive paper, and incorporated […]

Sweet & Spicy Pecans

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Nothing says Holiday nibbles to me, like a dish full of spicy nuts!  This recipe is perfect to have sitting around the house during a party or on Christmas day while you’re waiting for your big meal.  It has just a hint of sweet and a hint of spice and has proven to be a […]

FREE Christmas Printable Activities For The Kids

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I just wanted to quickly share with you this link for printable activities for the kids, from Kidopo.  These are more thank just coloring pages, there are tags, greeting cards, bookmarks, and more! Above samples are a maze, “find the difference” picture page, cut & fold crafts, gift tags, and a bookmark.  Nice activities to keep the kids […]

A Christmas-y 2nd Birthday

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This adorable Christmas-y 2nd birthday party was sent in by Katie of Katie Cassidy Photography.  You may remember her from her son’s Halloween Birthday party here… ; ) I love the sophisticated design that is full of seasonal details without letting them overtake the occasion. You may know by now my love for using “furniture” […]

Stocking Your Family-Friendly Bar {Guest Blogger}

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Continuing with our “Bar” theme, I’d like to introduce you to Coryanne Ettiene of Housewife Bliss.  We “met” on Twitter and she is a delightful resource for all things “Homemaking.”  She’s offering tips today, for insuring that you have a Family Friendly bar to accomodate adults & kids alike: Celebrating with family over the holidays […]

DIY Ice Bottle Cooler

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This icy bottle cooler as seen on my Holiday Bar Design, is a stylish way to present vodka or white wine on the bar while keeping it cold at the same time.  It’s a simple project but you need to give yourself a couple of days to freeze the layers.  This works well for vodka because it […]

Creating Your Holiday Bar

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If there’s one thing you can count on at a party, it’s the fact that everyone will make their way to the bar for a refreshing beverage.  Setting a festive display and adding a few special details is simple with these ideas and tips.  I decided to design a bar that would coordinate with my Cocktails & Cheers […]

A Charlie Brown Birthday

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This Charlie Brown birthday party sent in by Do of Piggy Bank Parties is so unique and whimsical, and with adorable touches from the Christmas special, it’s just right for December birthdays or Holiday parties. The birthday “boy” was in fact Do’s husband Jeff (Piggy Bank Parties resident artist).  Do says, “Jeff has always loved […]

Cookie Cocktails {Guest Blogger}

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Hello Celebrations at Home readers! This is Carrie from Half Baked – The Cake Blog and I cannot tell you how excited I am to be guest blogging for Chris today. Celebrations at Home is one of my daily reads, so I am just thrilled to be here! In case you’re not familiar, Half Baked […]

Berries & Branches Winter Party

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This gorgeous party was sent in by Rene of Rene Takes the Cake, and is a fine example of a holiday party that doesn’t “scream” Christmas.  It is wonderfully appropriate for any social gathering all throughout the Winter months with it’s Berries & Branches motif!  This soiree was a wine & cheese theme and served up […]