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…View Post
I can do it! You can do it! DIY for the win! Just keep you fingers away from the super glue.
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…View Post
This almost hurts to type. As much as I hate to admit it, there’s one small problem with shopping the clearance racks: When an item is 60, 75, or 90 percent off, it’s rarely the right time to wear it. This was the issue with my recent CLR-MNSTR find; it has been in the twenties and thirties this weekend, so a sheer … Keep reading…View Post
You’re a gal on the go. You don’t have time to bake from scratch or clean your apartment (just me?), let alone read a super-long blog post. For those of you in a hurry, I have a quick post and project: the DIY rhinestone chambray shirt. Looking for a craft you can complete, start to finish, in less time than it takes to … Keep reading…View Post