Ideas For A Superman Party

man-of-steel-party

Have you seen the new Superman movie yet? I’m sure the film will spark all kinds of “Man of Steel” parties over the next year. My newest contribution for SheKnows has ideas for a Superman: Man of Steel party with invitations, backdrops, and food in a 3-part article. As usual, the suggestions are totally do-able […]

Tips & Ideas For Hosting Girls Night In

casual girls night in

I’m all about a Girls Night In. I think one of the best things we can do for ourselves is to stay connected with our women friends on a regular basis. Up until the last couple of years {when almost everyone we knew here moved away} I was always part of a group {2 actually} […]

Tropical Themed Party Ideas + FREE Printables

tropical themed party

Today we’re going to the Tropics for some fun in the sun and delicious food and drinks! Drink week continues with this Tropical themed party that was inspired by the yummy flavors of Seagram’s Escapes malt beverages, and when I received an email asking me to style a party around these drinks I was THRILLED, […]

Wine Time Ladies Night

ladies night wine time

I think I should go ahead and call this week “drink week.” It just so happens I have posts scheduled every day that are centered around entertaining with adult beverages, so let the fun begin! For this wine time ladies night I teamed up with Black Box wines to create a casual setting for the […]

Our Last Minute Summer Cookout + Recipes

summer cookout

Over the years I’ve hosted a lot of parties – casual, formal, themed – and they usually take weeks or months to pull together. The thing I’ve noticed though, is that some of the most fun parties have been the ones we pulled together at the last minute with a few close friends. Everyone has […]

Chris’ Summer Potato Salad

summer-potato-salad

Last week I mentioned that we hosted a last minute Memorial day cookout for a few close friends. It was literally Saturday evening and we made plans for Sunday evening – 24 hours to pull it all together. I ran to the grocery store and picked up what I needed to make everything, including this […]

A Gold Party With Martha Stewart Celebrations

gold party

I have a fun project today that I worked on for the new Martha Stewart Celebrations line at JCPenney. They asked me to use one of the new collections to style a party and make it personal. I was thrilled to receive the gold party in a box because it’s so celebratory and would be […]