Easy Entertaining: Girls’ Night Out Bunco Party and a Bunco Giveaway


Last week, a friend and I co-hosted a bunco party for the ladies in our battalion.  To say that we had fun planning it would be an understatement--with great ideas all over Pinterest, it was easy, too.  If you want to take a look at the Bunco board I started, just click {here}.  Most (if not all) of … [Read more...]

Chalkboard Printables for Entertaining–Great for Buffets!

free printable buffet labels entertaining chalkboard

Did you see last week's post {here}, when I used small (2" x 3") frames from the dollar section at Michael's to make chalkboard labels/ tags for my next buffet-style dinner?  They turned out great: Then I started to think that you all might like me to do the heavy-lifting for you, and create a … [Read more...]

A Must for Entertaining~Easy DIY Chalkboard Buffet Markers

DIY chalkboard label printables

One of the reasons I haven't shown you too much of my home lately is because it's a mess--I'm working on several upcoming events and there just isn't time to do it all.  But, I've been hard at work on getting things ready so I can be the hostess with the mostest, and I wanted to share this EASY idea … [Read more...]

A “Sweet” Heart Martini just in time for Valentine’s Day


I am sharing this drink since it's almost Valentine's Day.  I am also sharing it because if you are at the point where I am this winter, you too deserve a drink! Between the bitter cold, the foot of snow that hit the ground overnight and the fact that my children are out of school for their … [Read more...]

A Visit to Christy’s Savannah Home…

group pic black and white

First, please don't miss our current giveaway for five copies of Confessions of a Scholarship Winner (giveaway runs 1/20-1/26).  Visit our giveaway page {here} to enter for a chance to win, and be sure to tell all of your friends with college-bound children to be sure to enter, … [Read more...]

Holiday Open House–Everyday Occasions by Jenny Steffens Hobick

holiday table

  Today we are thrilled to kick off our Holiday Open House series with Everyday Occasions by Jenny Steffens Hobick. She's showing us her beautiful home all dressed up for the holidays, and some of her fabulously classy entertaining products, all of which are available in her store.  Without … [Read more...]

Simple, Personalized Party/Shower Favors

favor marked

Last week I hosted a tea in honor of my Mother's birthday at my favorite Tea Room {the same place we held Terry's baby shower last winter} for a few of her closest friends. Since many of my mom's friends were traveling to attend the party, I wanted to give them each a little favor to take home and … [Read more...]

The best part of waking up…

marked cups of coffee

Can you hear that jingle in your head? "The best part of waking up is Folgers in your cup!" Does anything say 'coffee' more then that? Its classic! We are so happy to partner with Folgers today to talk about how much we love our coffee and announce their campaign for a new jingle {hang on for … [Read more...]

Versatile Pieces for Entertaining AND Decorating

Hobby Lobby hanging chalkboard

It seems like we entertain a lot in my household!  We are lucky to have friends and family who love to drop in for a few days (or longer).  We do tend to see them more when we're stationed in fun locations--Virginia Beach and Nashville have kept my guest room full--and I'm guessing that Savannah … [Read more...]

Terry’s Baby Shower

Queen Bee Baby Shower

For those of you who follow us regularly, you know that one of us is expecting a baby boy very soon! And if you are new, that would be Terry! After weeks of prepping and coordinating-- after all planning a party for someone who plans parties for a living is a challenging thing to do--we hosted … [Read more...]

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