SET UP A HOT COCOA BAR

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My kids love hot cocoa and it seems like they ask for it on a daily basis during the winter months.  Thanks to my friend Jessica who snapped a photo on Instagram of her hot cocoa bar, I was inspired to set up my own so the kids could help themselves.  As a mom I […]

PUMPKIN SPICE Kahlúa COFFEE

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Every morning I start the day with coffee, and I’m always excited when I see the shelves at the grocery store begin to stock the pumpkin spice flavored creamer. That’s when I know Fall has truly arrived! Since this is the time of year when you’ll likely be having house guests {or maybe you’ll be […]

Coffee & Doughnuts Bar With FREE Printables

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I’m pretty sure one of the oldest forms of hospitality & entertaining that I was exposed to was coffee & doughnuts at Church on Sunday mornings. It was for the grown ups but if we were lucky, we kids might get a pinch of a doughnut before heading off to Sunday school. There’s something very […]

Modern Christmas Design + Peppermint Martini Recipe {Vendor Challenge}

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I’m excited to share the one and only Vendor Challenge post I have for this month. Since I know everyone is crazy busy at the holidays I didn’t want to burden stylists & vendors with a Christmas challenge, but lucky for me {and You}, I had a conversation with Rebekah of A Blissful Nest early […]

Make Your Own Chocolate Stirrers

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I’ve got some easy ideas for making your own chocolate stirrers to use for coffee or hot chocolate.  These make great gifts or thoughtful add-ins for entertaining. I first came up with the idea for the post when I was out shopping and found chocolate stir-in blocks for about $5 for 4, and thought “I […]

Hot Cocoa & Candy Christmas Party

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I can’t tell you how thrilled I was to receive this in my “in” box yesterday. This Christmas Sweets & Hot Cocoa party design was created by the uber talented Amanda Parker of Shindig Parties to Go, and showcases her latest printable party set appropriately called “Candy Christmas.” I’ve showcased several of Amanda’s designs in […]

Autumn Entertaining – How To Set Up A Coffee Bar

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In my final post of this Autumn entertaining series I decided to talk about setting up a coffee bar {these ideas can also be translated into a hot cocoa bar too}. If your family & friends are anything like mine, coffee is a necessity of life! We drink it in the morning, in the afternoon, and some […]