New Years Eve Party – A BRIGHT Shiny Future!

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Happy Holidays!! How will you be spending New Years Eve this year? Adult’s only bash? Stay at home with the kids? An intimate dinner party with friends? There are so many options but when you have kids it can be tough to get a sitter and go out until well passed midnight. With that in […]

Budget Friendly Kids Christmas Table

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Yesterday I was a guest blogger over on A Blissful Nest and shared ideas for a budget friendly kids table for Christmas. Here are even more details of the table with a list of $1 items I used. Creating a kid’s table on a budget is easy when you start with traditional colors, use some […]

Homemade Gift Idea – Savory Snack Mix

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We tend to give so many sweet treats at Christmas time but today I’m sharing a Savory Snack Mix that you can mix up and give, or serve during your holiday entertaining. In my experience men usually go for the salty snacks over the sweet ones, so this may be a great alternative for your […]

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

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If you still have last minute gifts to give to hostesses, co-workers, friends, or helpers don’t go to the mall – go to your grocery store and get the ingredients for making these delicious homemade Oatmeal Chocolate Chip cookies. What’s more is you can also get the ‘gift packaging’ at the grocery store too! For […]

Entertaining Series – Rustic Woodland Christmas

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If you love Rustic, Vintage, or Shabby Chic, my Rustic Woodland Christmas Entertaining series will have some great tips and inspiration for you.  We’ve included tablescapes, decorating ideas, recipes, and gift suggestions, all with a cozy, homespun feel.  Visit each of the photo links below to see the entire collection of ideas. ______________________________________________________________________________   For more inspiration, follow me […]

Eggnog Punch Recipe

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To round out our Rustic Holiday Entertaining series, I want to share this YUMMY eggnog punch recipe. It’s incredibly easy and starts with store-bought eggnog….I know, I know, hard core foodies may scoff at that but you can use your homemade recipe if you like. The great thing about this mixture is that you can […]

Rustic Woodland Christmas Treats Table

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Okay, you can’t have a Christmas entertaining series without some delicious homemade treats can you?! Of course not – that’s why I put together a Rustic Woodland Sweets Table to coordinate with our rustic tablescape. I filled it with some of my favorite holiday candies & desserts, and am sharing the recipes so you can make them […]