Sweet & Sparkling Holiday Party (+Free Printable Collection)

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Free Christmas Holiday Party Printables
Holiday Treats: Gingerbread Marshmallows + Candy Apples!

We're in for a treat! Lemonberry Moon + Forever Your Prints teamed up for an absolutely darling party! With the holidays approaching, I'm always looking for clever ideas and party treats to use for holiday parties. There are definitely lots of cute ones in this party that I plan to use this year! I especially adore the edible cupcake stands (tutorial here),  ornament "cake bombs". Too cute (and … { read more }

Kris Kringle’s Hot Buttered Rum & Red Velvet Bites!

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A lot of readers ask what type of treats I love to give to friends over the holidays. They are looking for easy, delicious recipes that are perfect to give away. Check out some bite size Christmas treats here as well as some easy recipes here. For another idea, I took a few pictures of the RED VELVET CHEESECAKE BITES I gave away to my friends this year! Pair these with a hot buttered rum recipe … { read more }

Christmas Cheer for Your Co-Workers

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For me and many others, my work family is as much a part of my life as my real family, but adding another 27 people to my Christmas list can get quite costly. Since I have been on a baking bonanza for the last 3 weeks I decided to put together some bite-size treats for my co-workers. Working with materials I already had on hand, I was able to package them in a personalized way to give my … { read more }

“Buddy the Elf” Holiday Brunch!

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Creative holiday parties just make our day so this "Buddy the ELF" themed holiday brunch just took the cake! Elf is one of my absolute favorite holiday movies, and I think it's such a cute idea to design a party all around your fave holiday movie! That's exactly what Dina Hafez-Suggs of Deliciously Darling Events did for her friends! "ELF has to be my favorite holiday movie of all times and … { read more }

Spreading Real Cheer through Holiday Decorating!

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The holidays are here and the decorating has begun! I'm so excited to share some fun decorating ideas with you and let you shares yours here too! I have partnered with Sears to share how I spread real cheer throughout the season. One of the ways I love to spread cheer through holiday decorating is gift packaging. I absolutely LOVE packaging gifts in cute and clever ways. Here are a few of my … { read more }

Mimosas and Mistletoe Tasting Party

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What a chic and fun spin on a holiday party!  Tanya Martinez from Save the Date for Cupcakes put together this swanky little bash for a few of her close friends. I love the idea of offering several small bites of fun foods, it allows your guests to have a little taste of everything!  Plus, not only does it look great, it makes for easy entertaining, too! Tanya fills us in on all of the … { read more }

Are you a Frost Bite or a Meet Me At The Mist-letoe?

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This time of year, there is certainly no shortage of delicious cookie and Christmas treat recipes floating around the web. So I'm excited to share a few recipes for COCKTAILS & MOCKTAILS so your party has some super sweet sips too! Sierra Mist Mixologists (I think I'd like that job title!) have shared some of their fabulous cocktail and mocktail recipes with us today! They asked a few bloggers … { read more }

{Freebie} “Snow Day” Drinks + Treats Gift Set

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Today’s homemade DIY gift idea is a set of three hot drinks and sweet treats, perfectly paired for snuggling up in front of a cozy fire.  These gift sets are so simple to make (even the marshmallows!), but look impressive and taste great. Enjoy! After blending up the drink mixes and baking up the sweet treats (recipes below), package them up in kraft coffee bags and clear plastic bags from The … { read more }

Top 10 Holiday Decorating Must-Haves + Win American Express Gift Card!

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It's time to decorate for the holidays - my favorite time of year! This year is the first year I'll be enjoying Christmas in Nashville so I'm very excited to decorate my home with lots of holiday decor. I know lots of young couples that are also enjoying Christmas in new apartments or homes or are on the search for a new home (I'm in this category!). You'll find lots of tips in this post for … { read more }

{Holiday} Celebrate the Season With A Hot Toddy Bar

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My sweet friend and owner of the custom party boutique Fancy That and the talented Inkberry combined forces to create a classic HOT TODDY BAR to celebrate the season for a girl's night out. She took her love of tartan plaid and combined it with her other love, the movie Holiday Inn.  This nostalgic table conjures up visions of warm cozy evenings in a snow covered cabin. There is no better way to … { read more }