3 Ways to Thank Your Host

Whether you are staying at friend’s house for a week or attending a simple get together, it’s always important to thank your host. No one wants their planning and energy to go unnoticed; organizing a celebration, no matter the scale, is a ton of work that should be recognized. Here are 3 ways to thank … Continue Reading

Stocking Stuffers You’ll Want To Keep

Finding stockings above the fireplace is a real treat. I love a stocking full of gifts. They are the icing on top of a Christmas cake. Filled with goodies as simple or fancy as you want them to be, they are even better when personalized. Because the stocking can be an afterthought for some, here … Continue Reading

The Best Source for Party Supplies

You know I love a great party, so I was thrilled to discover a new source for chic party decor: the Oh Happy Day! online store. This one-stop shop offers everything you need to make any event–from a dinner to a big bash–look like it was designed by a professional event planner.  It features all … Continue Reading

Pick of the Month: Personalized M&Ms

Parties feel so much more festive with a personal or custom touch, so why not create some one-of-a-kind M&Ms for your next special occasion! The My M&Ms website makes it incredibly easy to do. You can order M&Ms in the colors of your choice emblazoned with custom messages, logos and even photos. M&Ms with the … Continue Reading

How to Organize Your Gift Wrapping

As you may have heard, I am passionate about creating beautiful-looking gifts. I stock up on wrapping paper, ribbon and decorative present toppers all year round. You don’t have to live in a “manor” to have a well-organized space devoted to gift wrapping–you could transform a guest room bureau or a spare closet into your … Continue Reading

Holiday Gift Tips

I love giving gifts at the holidays, but it can present some sticky issues. What if somebody gives a gift to you when you weren’t expecting it? (And you’re not prepared with something to give in return). Who should you gift, and how? Here’s a little advice: Prep a few “extra” gifts. It’s smart to … Continue Reading