Being a holiday hostess with mostess is not cheap! My family hosts Thanksgiving and Christmas and we always have a full house! While it can be pricey, we really do enjoy hosting the festivities. If you’ve ever wanted to throw an ugly sweater party but feared to add additional costs to your holiday budget I’m … Continue reading Tips for hosting an Ugly Sweater Party
We all know the holidays can be tough. Especially if you’re hosting dinners and celebrations for your family and friends. The shopping, the wrapping, and the cooking, finding the time for it all can be exhausting. Sometimes you need to cut a few corners to fit it all in. That’s where my secret stuffing recipe … Continue reading Dishing up my secret stuffing recipe
Do you suffer from O.C.T.D.D- Obsessive Christmas Tree Decorating Disorder? Do you find yourself stressing out over the placements of ornaments on your tree? Do you get your tinsel in a tangle if your tinsel isn’t perfectly aligned? Well, I’m here to help with my DOs and DON’Ts for putting up the tree. DOs: Do … Continue reading Deck the halls with my DOs and DON’Ts for tree decorating
The holidays are filled with so much cheer... and temptation. If you work in an office you know what I’m talking about. It seems like every day there’s a new cookie tray getting delivered. Then there are the parties. The office parties, the family parties, the friends, the neighbors and so on. By the end … Continue reading Tips for staying “healthy” during the holidays
Christmas time is my favorite time of year. Whether it’s watching movies on the couch, baking cookies or going to holiday events, I will be spreading the spirit of the season around. Here are some of my favorite local holiday events: The Comcast Holiday Spectacular: An excellent stop on a Philadelphia Christmas tour. This free … Continue reading My Favorite Local Holiday Events
Wow, can you believe it’s December already? This year has really zoomed by. I’m not complaining though, we’re in the heart of the holiday season a.k.a. my favorite time of year. To celebrate I will be doing my first ever blogmas! Here’s what you can expect: I will be putting up blogs three times a … Continue reading Merry Blogmas!
I have so much to be thankful for every year, every day really. I feel especially thankful this year. I am in a really good place. If you told me things would be this good just a few months ago, I would not have believed you. Over the summer I was feeling really down. I … Continue reading Dishing up a side of gratefulness