A few years ago I found a Valentine’s Day card that said, “Happy Singles Awareness Day!” That sure spoke to me! Oh, I know, it’s a day to Read More→
A couple weeks ago I was invited to an event called, “Carolyn’s Gathering.” I didn’t know the hostesses and I didn’t know Carolyn. The invitation simply said, “Please join us – bring a friend and food and drink to share. These gatherings are in honor of Carolyn Rodriguez, a dear friend who taught us the value of gathering with women!”
The invitation came from a dear friend, Wendy Helgeson, who knew this would be right up my ally. I was excited and intrigued.
Throughout the night, I met some Read More→
A while back I wrote a post about hosting a party where each guest brought some of their favorite things to share with other guests. I also shared an idea about hosting a dinner party as a birthday gift. Recently, I combined these two ideas and sent the gift recipient a ”Favorite Things Questionnaire” Once I received the answers, I began party planning. Since I love to scour websites and cookbooks for fabulous recipes, this was a welcomed activity for me. Here is how I created this fun “girls’ night in:” Read More→
Maria VonTrapp sings about hers, Oprah publishes hers each month in a magazine and I love to share mine with my girlfriends! We LOVE to talk about our favorite things! Why not have a Favorite Things Party with your friends. It’s a very easy party to plan and you can repeat the gathering with different themes and monetary limits. To start out, invite a set number of people and then ask each person to bring enough of their favorite things for each guest. (These parties work best for Read More→