How to Throw The Ultimate Viewing Party

How to Throw The Ultimate Viewing Party

I received a selection of The Skinnygirl® Cocktails for review purposes; all opinions are my own. Whether it’s for the Golden Globes or a new movie, viewing parties are some of the best parties to host. The entertainment is basically taken care of so your primary focus gets to be on the good stuff – […]

How to Celebrate a Major Milestone


Birthdays, bar or bat mitzvahs, graduations, anniversaries — all of these major milestones are cause for a major celebration! They’re also often the cause of major stress, as parents work overtime to provide the perfect party for themselves or their loved ones only to spend the entire event exhausted and frustrated about the pieces that went wrong. […]

Celebrating with a NickMom #Motherfunny Girls Night In

NickMom #Motherfunny Girls Night In

This month has been pretty craptastic for me. Yes – that is a word today. Between my miscarriage, losing my 8 year relationship and now a huge custody struggle depressed doesn’t begin to touch on my mood. Thankfully I have some incredibly awesome friends who have been there through it all showing me love and […]

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Tailgating #MealsTogether

How great is this fall weather? Well, I guess that depends on where you’re at. Here on Chincoteague, VA the weather is amazing. It’s not hot by any means and it’s still not truly cold. We’re enjoying brisk evenings on the back deck next to a roaring fire pit or grill. I love it! Something […]

Choosing the Perfect Party Lights

Party Lights

When it comes to throwing the perfect party, there are a great deal of things that need to be taken into consideration. And while sometimes overlooked, lighting is one of the best ways to add a fun and interesting twist to your party. The right lights for your party need to touch upon the “Three Es”: […]

How to throw a great kid’s birthday party

kid’s birthday party

With 5 kids, I’ve thrown more than my share of kid’s birthday parties. Some have been over the top and others simple, low-budget affairs. What I’ve learned is that spending a lot of money doesn’t necessarily make for a great birthday party. What makes a birthday party, “The best party ever!” is how well I […]

Tips to ensure a successful childrens’ party

Tips to ensure a successful childrens’ party

Hello, Parents! If you’re reading this it’s likely because you’re looking for some kind of help with your child’s upcoming birthday party.  If you’re asking yourself, “HELP!  My kid’s party is coming up, WHAT DO I DO?!” , don’t worry, you will be just  fine with the following  tips and Ideas for kids party. As […]

Family Reunion: Mountain Style

family ski trip

For most families, reunions happen every 5-10 years. There is no rhyme or reason to when they happen – most family reunions occur when someone decides to organize such an event. Reunions usually consist of everyone from immediate family down to third and fourth cousins. No matter how big or small your family, planning an occasion like this […]