Holiday

3 Ingredient Cocktails || Peppermint White Russian

This time of year has me totally hopped up on Christmas cheer!  I’m not even sure which part is my favorite. The present wrapping? The cookie baking? The holiday music? Actually it’s probably the holiday cocktails that accompany all of this holiday celebrating!  In an attempt to keep things simple for you, we set out to create our perfect White Russian cocktail.  We experimented with so many things which you may have seen last week on our stories– coconut milk vs regular milk vs almond milk? coffee vs. coffee liqueur vs. …

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A Texas Holiday Barbecue

(Today, we’ve partnered with Huhtamaki Inc. for the Chinet® brand to create this post! We hope you enjoy reading it as much as we enjoyed creating it!) Here in the south, things are done a little differently.  People tend to move at a refreshingly slower pace.  They value big open spaces more than most.  There’s also a lack of pretension around hosting that feels almost therapeutic.  It’s fun to create and style beautiful tabletops, but I hope that those beautifully styled images would never keep someone from hosting …

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Take the Stress out of the Holidays

Last December, Parker was an 8 month old babe on the move and I decided to approach the holiday season exactly like I had in years past.  I hand addressed and mailed over 150 holiday cards.  We hosted a big family Christmas party complete with our favorite Santa Claus and I also threw a holiday party for our TEC team here.  By the end of it all I was beyond drained! Never again.  Instead, this year I had a Tasker from TaskRabbit come over last weekend and take care of the bulk of my to-do list for me.  It meant that everything got done, …

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A Holiday Baby Shower for Ellie

‘Tis the season for holiday parties of all shapes and sizes– there’s the office shindig, the friends potluck, the family fete.  We decided to add another one to your list with this holiday baby shower we hosted for our dear friend, Kate!  We mixed existing holiday decor with some new goodies from Minted and a healthy dose of fresh greenery and the result was quite festive!  See for your self… Guests hung little bits of baby advise from the branches of these Christmas trees.  What’s your best bit of baby …

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