Fakesgiving 2015: Recap {Part 4}

Things I learned this Fakesgiving: I can fit 80 people (and 10 children under the age of 4!) in my backyard, Three turkeys are juuuuust barely enough to feed a small army, Egg nog + Kahlua is a very tasty and satisfying treat to wind down at the end of a successful party, and Fakesgiving has become bigger… Continue reading

Five Friday Faves {This Week’s Edition}

Thank you Jeannine’s Gourmet Food Hall for this amazing pun — talk about a pick-me-up! 🙂  It’s FRIDAY, which means you are one. step. closer. to the freakin’ weekend. Let’s talk Five Friday Faves, shall we? :::     :::     :::     :::     ::: 1. Did anyone catch Britney Spears’… Continue reading

FakesGiving {Part 2}: Food

Ready for Part Deux of the FakesGiving planning process?! [no idea what I’m talking about?  Click HERE] Alright, now that you’ve got the invitations sent (or, almost?!), it’s time to figure out the main event, and frankly, my favorite part of any party: FOOD. First off, as the host(ess), it’s customary to provide the main… Continue reading

Anxious for Autumn {favorite fall festivities}

So yesterday’s drizzle, cloudy sky and slightly cooler temps got me all kinds of giddy inside. Why, you ask? Fall is almost here! Autumn is definitely my favorite season of the year, and I am getting so excited that it’s close {FYI, September 21st is the official first day of autumn}.  Don’t get me wrong– the… Continue reading