Dinner Party Ideas

Dinner parties don’t have to be fancy pull-your-hair-out affairs. They can be a convenient way to fit in time with family and friends between work trips, holidays, and extracurricularΒ chauffeuring. The trick is to make them easy and fun. Here are my favorite 5 dinner party ideas. I’d love to hear yours, too!

Hostess Gift Ideas

If there were a spokeswomen for hostess gifts, I’d be a contender. Anyone who’s ever hosted anything knows that, after putting so much thought and work into doing something for others, it’s heartwarming to have a little gesture of acknowledgment in return. Whether you use one of these ideas or (even better) come up with … More Hostess Gift Ideas

6 Uses for Mismatched Socks

No matter how careful we are or how organized, socks bide their time, plotting their great escape. And don’t even get me started on the disappearing tactics of the itsy-bitsy toddler variety. I’ve come to accept this as some sort of basic law of physics. As such, I’m no longer fighting it. I’m embracing it.