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…

A Pirate’s Voyage to Weight Loss

Weight Loss Journey I remember the day that I found this pirate jacket at Target three years ago. I purchased the largest size in stock and immediately took it home to start planning my pirate invasion.  That Halloween, with the help of my dad I built a huge pirate ship for my church’s, fall festival.…

DIY Hot Chocolate Bombs

DIY hot chocolate bombs are one of the hottest projects this Christmas season. I missed pre-sales with a few local vendors and decided to try my luck at making these festive bombs myself. Spoilers- I was successful and it’s a highly addictive and therapeutic process. Supplies Some of the links below contain affiliate links, meaning,…

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…