I was invited by Drizly and the Midwest Influencer Network to try this service and review it for you. Spoiler alert: It’s awesome. What defines a great weekend varies person to person. A friend of mine spends her free time hiking, while others like parties or shopping or shows. For me, a great weekend involves some serious relaxation — in loungewear, because bras … Keep reading…

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With Thanksgiving just around the corner, now is the time to share my favorite tips, recipes,  decor and more in Thanksgiving 101! Much like cocktails, appetizers are one of the make-or-break aspects of hostessing. If you leave people thirsty and hungry, they will go home. If you feed them, give them drinks, and provide some form of entertainment, you are more than … Keep reading…

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Does hostessing count as a hobby? Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays, and by far my most beloved party to hostess. This year was my seventh apartment Thanksgiving celebration — I’m sure I’ve made the meal at least a dozen times — and, dare I say, it was a huge success. Since I love the experience of playing Holly Hostess almost as … Keep reading…

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Okay, okay, so the Super Bowl did not go as planned. (Next year, Broncos!) But our party was great, and these Slow-Cooker Buffalo (Sans The) Wings turkey meatballs were a delicious, delicious hit. I was inspired by two amazing-sounding recipes: Slow Cooker Buffalo Ranch Turkey Meatballs by 365 Days of Slow Cooking and Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Meatballs by Momables. But they weren’t … Keep reading…

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