We’ve all been there, someone invites you to a party or a family dinner (i.e., Thanksgiving) and when you ask what to bring, they say “nothing.” Take it from me, they don’t really mean it… plus etiquette compels you to ignore them. Here’s our advice, if it’s a dinner, take at least a bottle of wine (your meal will cost much more than it and you didn’t even have to cook). If it’s a cocktail party, the bar is stocked… give your hostess a personal gift. Remember, she worked hard and thought enough of you to invite you.
One of our “Party Chat with the Experts” readers on OpMom.com asked a great question today. What do you do when you’re having the entire family over for Thanksgiving and the “main” table isn’t big enough for everyone to sit… Continue Reading
Another tradition in our house is pecan pie (being a southern girl and all). There are so many ways to make this pie and they’re all easy. Here’s a “rich” (aka: sugar overload) recipe: 1 cup maple-flavored or pancake syrup… Continue Reading
If you’ve made the turkey runner you also must make the placecards. Here’s a scaled down template with a foot so that they stand. The items you need are similar to the runner, except you’ll need craft paper instead of… Continue Reading
Looking for a great way to dress up your Thanksgiving table!? Check out our “no sew” turkey table runner craft. Here’s what you’ll need: Brown felt, 19′ x 72′ Orange felt, 12′ x 12′ block Light brown felt, 12′ x 12′ block Yellow… Continue Reading
Every mom stresses about the party favor. I admit that I’ve done some fairly elaborate things, but only when the party was with my very best girlfriends and their children. And some of you even have to suffer through school… Continue Reading