Astrid, Occasions

Sugar, Spice, and Everything Nice: Astrid’s Seven Favorite Christmas Cookie Recipes

Christmas is now mere days away and if you’re like me you’re freaking out a little because you haven’t baked enough Christmas cookies yet!  Or you might be freaking out because there’s still that office or friend holiday party this weekend and you don’t know what to bring.  Let’s all take a couple of deep… Read More Sugar, Spice, and Everything Nice: Astrid’s Seven Favorite Christmas Cookie Recipes

Astrid, Occasions

Pin-spiration: Astrid’s Ten Favorite Holiday Pins

It’s now December, which means a lot of people are getting ready for the big winter holidays.  There’s always some over-achievers out there who have already finished their decorating and shopping, but the rest of us are still looking for some inspiration.  Here are Astrid’s favorite pins from our Holiday Dreaming board to get the… Read More Pin-spiration: Astrid’s Ten Favorite Holiday Pins

Astrid, Occasions

Astrid’s Picks: Seven Yummy Recipes Made with Thanksgiving Leftovers

The big Thanksgiving meal has come and gone but there’s probably still a lot of food left!  If you don’t want to eat repeat Thanksgiving dinner every night of the week you have to get a little creative to use up all those leftovers.  Here are seven recipes whose ingredients include Thanksgiving dinner staples to… Read More Astrid’s Picks: Seven Yummy Recipes Made with Thanksgiving Leftovers

Helpful Hints, Occasions

Gather ‘Round: How to Create An Inviting Dining Room

Halloween is sadly over, but that just means it’s time to start preparing for the next major holiday (in the United States anyway) – Thanksgiving.  If you’re going to a friend or family member’s home for Thanksgiving you’re probably not that stressed out about it.  But if you’re hosting Thanksgiving at your place, you may… Read More Gather ‘Round: How to Create An Inviting Dining Room

Astrid, Occasions

Astrid’s Picks: Seven Pumpkin Recipes for National Pumpkin Day

It’s National Pumpkin Day everyone!  Even though I’ve been enjoying all things pumpkin since the first cool breeze of fall hit, today seemed like the perfect day to share some pumpkin recipes that I think look amazing.  It’s usually associated with pies and dessert, but pumpkin is actually surprisingly versatile, and works just as well… Read More Astrid’s Picks: Seven Pumpkin Recipes for National Pumpkin Day

DIY, Occasions

Creepy Cocktails: Ten Drinks to Keep Your Halloween Party Going

Halloween is now just a week away!  That means there’s probably going to be a ton of Halloween parties this weekend.  Hopefully you have your costume squared away already, giving you time to focus on what to serve to guests.  While you don’t need alcohol to have a good time, thematically appropriate drinks are always… Read More Creepy Cocktails: Ten Drinks to Keep Your Halloween Party Going