Entertaining

Love to have a few friends over for dinner? Entertaining is easier with these decorating ideas and hosting inspiration. You’ll be ready for any party, any time.

10 Secret Santa Gifts Ideas

Make Santa Proud With One of These Inspiring Gifts for Your Next Gift Exchange
If you start to stress the moment you pull someone’s name out of the hat for this year’s Secret Santa gift exchange, then fear not. We’ve gathered a list of affordable secret Santa gift ideas that everyone […]

Christmas Dinner Planner

Plan Your Christmas Dinner Down to the Detail
Somewhere between the gravy and the pumpkin pie, you may have found yourself offering to host Christmas Dinner. Now what to do? Don’t worry. You’ve got this. If we can give any advice, it’s this—give yourself one of the best gifts possible—the gift […]

Gift Buying Guide for Everyone on Your List

Get Out the Ribbon and Bows, Your Gift Giving Guide is Here
We have all been there before. The occasion presents itself to buy a gift for someone special in our lives, and we find ourselves at a loss for what to buy and wrap. So, whether you’re buying for that […]

Throw the Best Holiday Party This Year

Christmas Party Ideas to get the Celebration Started
What kind of festive gathering will you throw this holiday season? A caroling party for the kids? An open house for the neighbors? Or a feast for the whole family? Whatever you have planned, we’ve gathered together a few useful tips to help […]

10 Tips to Make Your Christmas Caroling Merry

Christmas Carol Lyrics are as Important as the Hot Cocoa When You Go Caroling
There are plenty of party themes during the holidays, but only one spreads holiday joy with such musical enthusiasm quite like the quintessential Christmas caroling party. It’s a perfect one to combine guests both young and old […]

Holiday Fun With New Christmas Traditions

Start a Christmas Family Tradition Today that will Create Memories to Last a Lifetime
After enjoying a delicious Thanksgiving feast, everyone’s thoughts turn toward Christmas. Whether it’s a casual Christmas Eve gathering of friends or Christmas dinner with all the fancy trimmings, visions of celebrations start dancing in our heads.

One of […]

25 Days of Christmas

 

2) Start a Tradition
Host a Christmas tree slumber party! Share your favorite holiday memories and fall asleep to the soft glow of twinkling lights. Gift Hint: Put together a “slumber party” basket with sleep mask, lotions and treats. More about starting new Christmas traditions here.

3) Call Old Friends
Track down old […]

Creative Ways to Stay in Touch Over the Holidays

Celebrate the Importance of Friends and Family this Holiday
Staying in touch with our friends and family is important and there is no better time to reach out than the holidays. Of course, there is always the requisite holiday card or family newsletter that you can pop in the mail. This […]

Practical Housewarming Gift Ideas

Arrive At The New Homestead With A Practical Housewarming Gift
Whether it is your best friend’s first home or you’re welcoming the new next-door neighbor, be sure to show up with a thoughtful housewarming gift. We’ve gathered together a few new home gift ideas to provide some inspiration.
Traditional Housewarming Gifts
The Baileys […]

Tips and Decorating Ideas for Easy Outdoor Entertaining

Create a Stylish Space for Outdoor Entertaining with These Patio Decorating Ideas
Take your entertaining outside and set a picture-perfect outdoor retreat that will entice your guests to relax and enjoy the great outdoors for awhile! Just as you decorate your living spaces inside, now you can bring your decorating sensibilities […]