5 Tips For Holiday Entertaining

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I really love the holidays.

You see, I’m normally not the super social, “hey come on over to my house” kinda person, but during the holidays, that all changes.

I love being around family and friends this time of year, and I’m sure you do too. So for those of you who’ll be doing some holiday entertaining this season, here are a few tips for making things as stress-free and enjoyable as possible.

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Millennial Gift Guide + A Super-Chic Giveaway

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headphones // rifle paper co 2017 agenda // solo backpack // cards against humanity //  corporate survival guide for your 20s // sony digital camera // iPad mini // shot glass tic tac toe // amazon echo

Just a few gift ideas for the millennial on your shopping list this year! I’ve actually been wanting Cards Against Humanity for months now and I finally got it today during our white elephant gift exchange at work so that was pretty cool. And the echo? Well that’s the latest and greatest gadget these days since we’re all lazy AF and want everything done for us in seconds. Alexa? Can you please order me a pizza? Done and….done. I’ll be getting one soon and I can’t wait.

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Guest Bathroom Holiday Decor

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Alright guys, with the holidays right around the corner, I definitely wanted to step up my game this year.

Because even though Joe and I have been buying holiday decorations here and there, last year our guest bathroom was super plain Jane. AKA – zero Christmas decorations.

We’ll likely be hosting guests over the next couple of weeks, though, so I wanted to make sure that our guests felt welcome in a space that was fun and festive!

Hence my visit to Target.

How I escaped their holiday section without spending a fortune is one of the biggest mysteries of all time.

Because everything was gorgeous and I wanted to buy it all.

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Gifts For Bloggers

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Yeti Microphone // Kate Spade Planner // Kate Spade Notebook // Sony Digital Camera // Business Card Holder // Selfie Light // Coffee Mug // Tripod // Blog Topic Ideas // Kate Spade Computer Bag // External Hard Drive

I just spent a good three hours online making my Christmas list, so I figured I’d round up a whole bunch of awesome gifts for bloggers. Because it’s hard to understand what it’s like to be a blogger, unless you are one yourself, so friends, – I got cha.

I told Joe that I wanted some new font packs and  stock photos for Christmas and he just stared at me and was like, “what the heck is wrong with you woman?” But you know what I mean, right?! This season, most of us don’t need extra stuff that we’ll use once and forget about. Instead, we want to invest in our online businesses, so these are all great gifts to put on your wish list. Enjoy!

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How To Host A Holiday Party That Doesn’t Suck

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Christmas used to be fun.

We used to celebrate the holidays with our families and people would actually interact with one another.

But you know what a lot of holiday parties look like these days?

Everyone sitting  around the couch on their phones and iPads.

What the heck is THAT?!

Even grandpa’s on his phone! On Facebook!

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Our New Thanksgiving Traditions As A Married Couple

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Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday! I do love me some Christmas, but Thanksgiving  is my all-time fave.

For Joe and I, this was our second Thanksgiving as a married couple, and one of the things that I love most about married life is that we’re starting to establish our own holiday traditions.

So I thought it’d be fun to recap our Thanksgiving this year, and let you in on what some of those new traditions are.

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How To Throw The Best Gift Wrapping Party

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During the holidays we’ve got lots of fun parties to go to.

Ugly sweater parties…secret Santa gift exchanges…so here’s one for you…how about a gift wrapping party?!

For me, this year’s all about starting traditions, so this past weekend, I did just that and had my sister over to wrap some presents. First ever gift-wrapping party!! Whoop whoop!

Now, if you’re going to throw a party during the holidays, make sure you do it right. Go big or go home, people! So here are some things to keep in mind:

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