If you do much entertaining, dinner party mistakes are inevitable. Today I'm going to share with you what to do and how to recover when something goes wrong. A few months ago, I threw a study party for my son's academic team at school before their big state … [Read more...] about Dinner Party Mistakes: What to Do and How to Recover
Invite Them Over!
If money is tight, should you give up on inviting people over? Is entertaining on a budget impossible? No, and no. When my husband and I were newly married, we lived on a super tight budget. We went on $10 date nights, ate a lot of beans and rice, and almost always said no … [Read more...] about Entertaining on a Budget: 6 Ways to Save Big on Food
You want to plan a casual dinner party, but don't know what to fix. Maybe you have a great grilled chicken recipe but don't know what to serve with it. Or it could be you don't know how many sides you should fix. It might be coming up with a winning main dish and dessert is … [Read more...] about The Beginner’s Guide to Planning a Casual Dinner Party Menu
Friendships feels all awkward and vulnerable when you're a grown-up. But it doesn't have to be that way. What if I told you that there was a simple way to build relationships, and it was as easy as opening up your home for dinner? In this post, I'm going to show you … [Read more...] about 4 Reasons Why Dinner Invitations Lead to Friendships
You know that funny, outgoing woman you wish you were friends with? Invite her over. The coworker who you've been saying, "We should get together!" to for years? Invite her over. That mom you keep running into at the park? Invite her and her kids over for a playdate and … [Read more...] about Invite Them Over