Happy Thanksgiving Eve! Do you have your stretchy pants on? Are you ready to consume a massive amount of food? I am!
I’m popping in today to tell you about a post I did for my friends over at Shari’s Berries. That post is loaded with fun entertaining ideas, so I thought you’d want to know about it. Today I’m also going to link up to a few other things that will be great to browse when you’re relaxing after the big Thanksgiving feast.
Anyway, I created this pretty little party themed around a White Christmas. I was in a bit of a panic about putting this together for Shari’s Berries because my creative brain has been on the fritz lately. What really helped, however, was having a color as my focus; I chose white. It guided the decor as well as the cocktails I whipped up.
My lack of energy also paid off in another way. I didn’t want to iron a white table cloth so I just used a sheepskin rug. The texture was gorgeous.
I’ve shared a few pictures here, but you can check out the full post by clicking here. As I mentioned above, I also made two cocktails for the party – a White Christmas Martini and this Cherry Almond Cocktail. (Recipes are here.)
It tastes as delicious as it looks.
In other news, I’ve been busy developing more posts for BHG. These chocolate-dipped peanut butter cookies are my new favorite. And, if you’ve started decorating for the holidays, take a look at my latest roundup of festive wreaths.
Over on eBay, I’ve created a few new guides. My seasonal favorites thus far are Ideas for Decorating with Vintage Ornaments and everything you wanted to know about Hosting a Cookie Swap.
Lastly, have you heard the new Paramore song featuring Joy Williams? I’m officially obsessed. Check it out here.
Okay, back to holiday decorating and eggnog drinking.
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