Host a Holiday Girls Night In

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This weekend will be the start of holiday parties everywhere.  On our list this month is a ladies night white elephant gift exchange, a Toys for Tots drive, our annual Christmas cocktail party, an ugly sweater Christmas party, and of course a NYE party.  Phew!  I can’t wait! You know how I love a monthly […]

Christmas Decorating & Entertaining :: Updated Classic

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I’m in full on Christmas decorating mode over here and I’m loving decorating the new house with what I already have, + a few new pieces added to the mix.  You’ve already seen my Christmas tree decorating, and today I’m sharing another view of our family room with the fireplace and a casual entertaining set […]

Peppermint Oreo Truffles + Toasted Marshmallow Topping for Hot Cocoa

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A few years ago I posted the classic Oreo Truffles recipe, and if you’ve ever tried them you know how amazing they are.  Well, you can  also make them using the Peppermint Oreos {available at Food Lion for a limited time} that just scream “holiday.” These Peppermint Oreo Truffles are easy to make and I […]

Tips for Decorating Your Christmas Tree

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I know it’s early and I’m personally not a proponent of putting up the Christmas tree before Thanksgiving, BUT in this job you’ve gotta get to things much earlier than normal, so this is how it looks in the Nease home in mid November. I want to chat about decorating your Christmas tree and give […]

Ideas for Holiday Gift Giving

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‘Tis the season for shopping and gift giving! Have you started yours yet? I’ve pulled some of my favorite items from The Grommet to help you with this task. I’ve talked about The Grommet before – they’re a resource that loves to promote new businesses and products and they’re the first place you’ll see many […]

Fresh & Festive Holiday E-zine

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Hi guys. I almost didn’t post today because it’s been such a crazy 3 weeks that I’m taking the next few days off to recharge before the second wave of Holiday crazy takes over. I want to share my friend Coryanne’s, latest food project with you. She’s collaborated on this Fresh & Festive Holiday ezine […]

Brunch Recipe – Eggnog Bread Pudding

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We’ve had a wonderful, family filled holiday with lots of food, drink, and fun {unfortunately it’s ended with a stomach bug making it’s way through the house}. I cooked a lot of favorite recipes which allowed me to update photos on the blog of my delicious broccoli casserole, and fruit & nut wild rice, and […]