Autumn Dessert Party With Girl Friends

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I have one of the most beautiful and inspiring dessert parties to share with you today. This gathering for a group of girl friends comes from Rosie of Simply Rosie Photography, and was pulled together with the help of one of her friends, Rosella of Rosellas Lane Etsy shop, who is a master at crafting, sewing, […]

Bird’s Party Fall Magazine

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Are you excited about Fall entertaining? I love this time of year and all the opportunities it provides for getting together with friends and family. To help inspire your fall parties the new Bird’s Party magazine is now out. Chock full of Autumn and Thanksgiving entertaining, Halloween parties, and kids birthday party ideas, this magazine […]

Autumn Party For Kids

Autumn party for kids

I’ve been holding on to this party to share with you for a while now and finally have a chance.  This is a spectacular play date party created by Amy & Bri of The Savvy Moms Guide.  There is so much fun Fall decor, and ideas to inspire an Autumn birthday party or Thanksgiving day activities.  […]

Simple Thanksgiving Styling {Video}

Thanksgiving Tablescape video

Today I’m appearing on our local morning news show, Virginia This Morning.  I’m sharing simple Thanksgiving entertaining ideas exemplified here and here.  I’ll also be discussing Operation Give Thanks and it’s party printables sets. Added:  You can view the tv segment below. Another fun idea I’m sharing are these printable coloring pages from Parents.  You can […]

Thanksgiving Kids table

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After creating the adult table here, I created a simple and easy table with the new product line from Waverly & Hefty.  I had in mind a table for elementary age kids.  Using stylish paper products for big gatherings is a great idea and the Waverly Tableware line is versatile enough to go from Thanksgiving to Christmas. There’s […]

Spiced Pumpkin Cheesecake

This pumpkin cheesecake recipe looks & sounds delicious…and easy to make!  It may just be on my Thanksgiving menu! Spiced Pumpkin Cheesecake via Kraft 38 NABISCO Ginger Snaps, finely crushed (about 1-1/2 cups) 1/4 cup finely chopped PLANTERS Pecans 1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted 4 pkg. (8 oz. each) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened 1 cup sugar […]

Thanksgiving Tablescape

Thanksgiving Tabletop

This Thursday I’ll be appearing on our local morning news show, Virginia This Morning, sharing ideas for Thanksgiving entertaining.   To help bring the ideas to life I created tablescapes using some of the ideas I’ll be sharing.  The look is easy to re-create using glass vases and organic items such as dried lentils, rice, pine […]