Holiday Party: A Home Alone Themed Christmas Party

Every year, we throw a themed Christmas party. This year, our theme was Home Alone. I’ll admit, I wasn’t originally on board with the theme but it was one of the best parties we’ve ever thrown! And, that’s saying a lot because I adored last year’s Rudolph theme. Jerad and I attended an awesome Christmas…

Holiday Party: A Rudolph Themed Christmas Party

This year, we hosted our 8th annual Christmas party and we went all in for a Rudolph Themed Christmas Party.  Like clockwork, we send out party invites to our friends and family at the start of the holiday season. Our Christmas cards and party invites always coordinate and serve as our loved one’s first clue…

Holiday Party: Christmas Cookie Exchange Invite Wording

My Christmas cookie exchange party is one of my favorite events of the season. I mail the invitations the day after Halloween, yes the day after Halloween! Developing the cookie exchange invite wording can be complicated but over the last five years, I’ve developed invite wording that works for our crew. I use the same…

Christmas in July: Planning Christmas 2020

July is always the start of the Christmas planning season for me. The unknown of 2020, has me uncertain as to what festivities we will be able to host. If you’ve been around awhile, you know that we typically host two parties (Cookie Exchange and Christmas party) and co-host a third (Neighborhood Caroling Party). Realistically,…

Christmas Oreo Dirt Dessert

I have a love-hate relationship with oreo dirt desserts. But, this Christmas-themed twist on the traditional dessert was an instant classic. Oreo dirt is always favorite amongst any crowd and it’s super easy to make. Full disclosure, this year’s batch was especially messy as I dropped a tray of cups and I made the classic…

Holiday Party: Reindeer Games

Even Rudolph is allowed to play our Reindeer Games! We recently threw a Rudolph-themed Christmas party at our home, our family and closest friends all attended. We pick our party themes a year in advance, this helps save money and gives us time to plan each year’s shindig. I found these reindeer medals online this summer,…