5 FUN FOOTBALL PARTY IDEAS

football fan party

I’m taking a nice break from holiday posts today and talking football – always a hot subject at my house as my husband is obsessed with his fantasy football leagues, and his college and pro teams of choice {Marshall and the Pittsburgh Steelers – can you tell he’s from W. VA?}.  I know some girls […]

Host A Green Infused Party

green entertaining

I know “green” entertaining has taken a whole new meaning in the past several years, but I’m taking it old school today, and literally talking about green entertaining!  Setting up for a casual dinner with friends is never easier than when you start with one specific color and work around it. Green is the color […]

Top 5 Thrift Store Finds For Parties & Entertaining

top 5 thrift store finds for party decor

If you’ve read this blog for a while you probably know my love of vintage pieces and using them in party design. The funny thing is I’m drawn to a more modern aesthetic in home decor, but for parties it seems nothing adds charm quite like the addition of items from a bygone era. I […]

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} […]

7 Creative Ideas For Balloons

7 ideas for balloons

For years I’ve had a love-hate relationship with balloons. I think it’s because they’ve been the fall back party decoration that people {who don’t read party blogs *wink*} use when they don’t know what else to do. I’ve often said that displaying them en masse is a GOOD way to use balloons. Alternatively, using 1 […]

Mother’s Day Ideas, Freebies, & Recipes

ideas for mother's day

With Mother’s Day being this Sunday it’s time for that mad dash to be made from the kids and Dad.  Feel free to direct them to this post so they’ll get some ideas of how to celebrate.  Or, maybe you need some inspiration for honoring your own mom!  Either way I’ve gathered some ideas and […]

Peacock Inspired Party

peacock party

I believe ANYTHING can spark your imagination and inspire you to design a festive party.  You don’t need a special occasion to do it either.  I’ve been known to create a party around some cool whimsical cocktail napkins, as well as a unique centerpiece idea… I even designed a back yard shrimp boil one time […]