Category Holidays

A Wintry Pancakes & PJs Party

There’s something magical and oh-so-cozy about watching the snow tumble down from the overcast sky while being snuggled up in warm PJs and a mug of rich, hot cocoa warming up your hands. Now add a bunch of your closest friends, fluffy eggnog pancakes with boozy maple syrup and classic holiday music and you have yourself a seriously fun, memorable party! I had the huge honor of teaming up with my sweet

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Designs of Any Kind’s Guide to a Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner

Our countdown to Thanksgiving has officially arrived. It’s Thanksgiving week and the true work of shopping and actually preparing all of the recipes you’ve gathered has officially started. Yay!  And if you are one of us that’s a bit behind and still not sure what to put on the Thanksgiving table, then we have you covered! We’ve put together our ultimate traditional Thanksgiving dinner so you can still wow your guests and

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One Flaky Pie Crust, Three Traditional Thanksgiving Pies

There’s something about sitting down wih a big slice of homemade pie, after you’ve feasted on stuffing and turkey, that makes Thanksgiving feel complete. I know in my family, pie has been the staple to a traditional, homecooked Thanksgiving meal. We always make sure to save a little room for it, no matter how stuffed we feel.  Today we are sharing three of our favorite Thanksgiving pies all made using

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Get Inspired : Setting the Thanksgiving Table

Thanksgiving is nearly a week away! I’m so excited! One of the most fun parts, I think, of Thanksgiving is getting the table set up and adorned with beautiful pumpkins, greenery, candles and all of the fun platters and plates you’ve kept stowed away for special occasions. Well, if you are like me and love to deck out your table in crazy splendor, then we’ve got you covered. We’ve compiled

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Pretty in Pink – Valentine Sweets

Yep, it’s that time of year where all of the love birds come out of the wood work! It cute and I love their adoration for this holiday. It’s not without saying that every day should be a day to show your significant other how much you love and appreciate them. However, some of us do need that blaring loud reminder to go out, but some flowers or whatever they

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Here’s to a Very Healthy Thanksgiving

If there’s one thing we know about Thanksgiving, it’s that eating healthy can be a challenge. You are probably guaranteed to be surrounded by heaping bowls of butter-ladened mashed potatoes; rich gravy; hearty, gluten-based stuffing packed full of delicious fixings; and then of course there’s pie… oh, the drool-worthy, sweet, yummy pie that we anxiously wait for all year! It’s all so crazy good, but very easy to over indulge in –

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16 Decadent Thanksgiving Desserts That Are Not Pie

I know what you are thinking, “how can you have Thanksgiving without pie? It’s simply against the rules!” Now don’t get me wrong, I’m fully on board with some silky rich Pumpkin pie or fresh apple pie – both loaded with vanilla bean ice cream and drizzled with caramel sauce. However, some years I feel like breaking out of the usual and having some fun! You know, try something new. With that

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12 Last-Minute DIYs for Your Thanksgiving Feast

Like most things in my life, I always find myself running behind – especially when it comes to the holidays. You look away for two seconds and the next holiday is only moments away and you are no where near ready! Now I know most of you are probably far more organized than I am, but for the rest of us, here are a few last minute ideas to DIY your way

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18 Drool-Worthy Dishes for Your Memorial Day Party

With Memorial Day Weekend in fast approach, it’s time to dust off your grill and throw an epic party. Invite the neighbors, your closest friends, and family, and celebrate not only the kick-off to summer but to remember and celebrate the lives of the troops and soldiers that fought tirelessly for us, throughout history. These uber-brave men and women, who daily risked their lives to keep America what it is today,

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9 Cocktails to Sip on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. This is the time when love, hearts and all things red and pink begin to stirring in the air!  Whether you have a special someone to share this day with or not, these drinks are hard to resist and you will definitely find the desire to make more than one. Grab your cocktail shakers and get to work.  This day only comes once a year! 1. There

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