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 […]

Winter Dinner Party Ideas – Black & White Plaid

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Looking forward to New Years Eve? This dinner party design I created for The Party Dress magazine is perfect for ringing in the new year or celebrating a special birthday. The idea was to work with a plaid theme, but I didn’t want to do the flannel, rustic, or traditional red that has been done […]

Inspired By This – Dress Up A Corner With A Holiday Buffet

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I hope you all had a spectacular Thanksgiving and didn’t eat too much. I stayed away from the computer for 2 days!…almost unheard of. I had a relaxing time with family though, and got some Spring Fall cleaning done in the prop & supplies department. Now it’s time to take on the Holidays, full speed […]

4 Favorite DIY Projects For New Years Eve {Or Any Party}

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There is nothing like a great festive New Years Eve party, I think. Ringing in the new year with friends or family is such a cultural ritual and a great way to say goodbye to the old, and hello to the future. As I’ve been on the web these last few weeks I’ve saved some […]

FREE New Years Eve Printables With Modern Chevron!

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I love sharing all the printable goodies that designers have created for you for FREE!!  This modern chevron set for New Years Eve is from Brandy of Simply Creative Printables and includes:  8 x 10 “keep calm” sign, place cards for names or food labels, bottle gift tags, a resolution form, and flags to place on drink stems, straws, […]

A Colorful & Glittery New Years Eve Bar {Guest Feature}

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This bright, colorful, and glittery bar created by Renee of The Creative Orchard strikes me as the perfect set up for New Years Eve. Renee designed this for her Homemade For The Holidays ezine and the modern lines and brilliant colors would be a great addition to the evening. She used tiny punched circles {from […]

Silver and Gold FREE New Years Eve Downloads

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If you are planning for an adult dinner party or other celebration for New Years Eve, these silver and gold printables may give an extra boost to your decorating. These are the items I used in my silver & gold tablescape last year {updated for 2012, of course} and I’ve had several people ask me […]