Christmas Dinner Party

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Once upon a time I hosted an annual Christmas party, but I haven’t done so in several years. This year I decided to throw a Christmas dinner party for a few of my best girlfriends. Here’s some inspiration for your own holiday parties, plus some delicious recipes!…

Why I Love Nordmann Fir Christmas Trees

Can’t decide what kind of tree to get? Read this! First of all, let me start by saying that I am a real Christmas tree advocate. Can one advocate for real Christmas trees? Because if so, that’s me. Once when I lived in Fort Worth, I stuffed a seven foot tree in my little four-door…

A Mistletoe and Holly Affair 2016

I hosted my first Mistletoe and Holly Affair – named after one of my favorite Rat Pack Christmas songs – back in my college days, if you can believe it. Even then I asked my friends to dress up in cocktail attire! The table and food have both definitely improved since the early days but the spirit…