Holiday Recap

Did anyone else have time to stop and smell the roses between thanksgiving and new years eve? -asking for a friend In the span of 24 hours we turned over our guest room from hosting friends to in-laws. We also got asked to host christmas morning. My husband and I don’t taking hosting likely, we … More Holiday Recap

Bridal Shower

How to host a bridal shower for about $1,000 Host at someones home, club house, or anywhere that will cost $0 Keep food cost low by having buffet style food Buy appetizers and alcohol at wholesale grocery stores DIY the decorations and flowers For my bridal shower, in true type-A personality, I planned (almost) everything. … More Bridal Shower

Friendsmas

Friendsmas is a great opportunity to spread some holiday cheer with friends before everyone gets too busy with family events. Gift exchanges such as white elephants or secret santa can be done during this gathering. Last year we opted for hosting only a friendsmas since our November calendar was busy with our wedding. We made … More Friendsmas

Friendsgiving

Friendsgiving is a mashup of the word “friend” and “thanksgiving” that refers to a large meal among friends eaten during the Thanksgiving season. The level of formality is dependent on the participants, but the word first appeared around 2007 as an informal replacement for the holiday typically spent with family. Merriam-Websert We decided to host friendsgiving … More Friendsgiving