10 DO’S & DON’TS FOR HOLIDAY ENTERTAINING + SALMON-POTATO BITES RECIPE

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I have exactly one week and one day to prepare for our annual Christmas Cocktail Party…I have the house partially decorated as you know, and I do have my menu planned out. Now I just need to do all the shopping and prepping that goes into “show time!”  To be honest, after putting this event […]

Friday Funny – What Your Wine Choice Says About You

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I found this amusing graphic posted on Facebook and thought it would be fun to share with all my ‘sister moms’ out there.  Created by NickMom, it’s a cute look at what your wine of choice says about you. Hmmm, I admit my favorites are Riesling and Pinot Noir, with Shiraz being a close third, […]

Wine Time Ladies Night

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I think I should go ahead and call this week “drink week.” It just so happens I have posts scheduled every day that are centered around entertaining with adult beverages, so let the fun begin! For this wine time ladies night I teamed up with Black Box wines to create a casual setting for the […]

Hot Mulled Wine

HOT MULLED WINE recipe

On Christmas Eve I decided to try something new, thanks to my friend Coryanne who posted on facebook that she was going to make mulled wine for the holidays. I’ve never made it before – never even tasted it, but after a rave review from another friend {who doesn’t like wine – WHAT?!} who had […]

California Wine Club GIVEAWAY!

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‘Tis the season for gifts, parties, wine, and GIVEAWAYS! I told you last month about my opportunity to review the California Wine Club, which sends you 2 bottles of California wine each month. This month I’m excited to give away one $50 gift certificate to www.cawineclub.com so someone {maybe you} can try it out for […]

Rustic Wine & Cheese Themed Dinner Party

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This photo shoot makes me want to jump right in and spend the weekend with friends gabbing around that table! The simple rustic setting is the perfect background for a wine and cheese themed dinner party. Created for an inspiration shoot by Alchemy Fine Events & Enchanted Dream Weddings, the combination of rustic neutrals with […]

Dress Up Your Holiday Hostess Gift – Wine

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{all photos by Celebrations At Home} Are you a guest at someone’s holiday party this weekend? Give the perfect hostess gift {wine of course} a special presentation by wrapping it with decorative layers. For this rustic presentation I used several textures to create an interesting wrapper: Materials Cut corrugated paper A strip cut from a […]