Christmas Entertaining Category

Christmas Countdown C -7

Happy Holiday  Hosting Shaunna Privratsky Holiday parties are festive, fun and bring together friends and families. But hosting one can become a nightmare. From the decorations to the last goodbye, there are so many things that can go awry; it is enough to make you pull a Scrooge and order takeout the entire holiday season. […]

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Christmas Countdown C-8

Cookie Exchange One of my favorite holiday traditions was baking cookies with my mother.  Each year, we made dozens of cookies for relatives, neighbors, friends and co-workers.  Once I had my own family, I worked to continue the tradition.  Unfortunately, my time was limited. I found the stress of doing too much was robbing me […]

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Classic Simple Joy Podcast: The Simple Joy of Holiday Entertaining Part 5

The Holidays are the perfect time to entertain family & friends in your home. Now, before you begin hyperventilating at the thought of preparing for an elaborate event in your home, you need to stop & consider entertaining the Simple Joy way! Hosting a party in your home doesn’t need to be elaborate, elegant or […]

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33 Christmas Table Settings & Centerpieces

Creating a fabulous centerpiece for your Holiday table doesn’t need to be expensive or hard. You don’t even have to buy a centerpiece. You can make it yourself! These days, a Christmas centerpiece isn’t just for company. You can create a centerpiece that decorates your table all season long! When company comes over, put together […]

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50 Easy Christmas Centerpiece Ideas

Two fabulous things about a great centerpiece: its simplicity & versatility. Once a centerpiece is done doing its job on the table, it can be moved to a new location! A centerpiece done right can serve you as a beautiful decoration long after your special event. As I said, a great centerpiece doesn’t have to be […]

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Classic Simple Joy Podcast: The Simple Joy of Holiday Entertaining Part 4

The Holidays are the perfect time to entertain family & friends in your home. Now, before you begin hyperventilating at the thought of preparing for an elaborate event in your home, you need to stop & consider entertaining the Simple Joy way! Hosting a party in your home doesn’t need to be elaborate, elegant or […]

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Classic Simple Joy Podcast: The Simple Joy of Christmas Entertaining Part 3

The Holidays are the perfect time to entertain family & friends in your home. Now, before you begin hyperventilating at the thought of preparing for an elaborate event in your home, you need to stop & consider entertaining the Simple Joy way! Hosting a party in your home doesn’t need to be elaborate, elegant or […]

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Classic Simple Joy Podcast:The Simple Joy of Holiday Entertaining Part 2

The Holidays are the perfect time to entertain family & friends in your home. Now, before you begin hyperventilating at the thought of preparing for an elaborate event in your home, you need to stop & consider entertaining the Simple Joy way! Hosting a party in your home doesn’t need to be elaborate, elegant or […]

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Classic Simple Joy Podcast: The Simple Joy of Holiday Entertaining Part 1

The Holidays are the perfect time to entertain family & friends in your home. Now, before you begin hyperventilating at the thought of preparing for an elaborate event in your home, you need to stop & consider entertaining the Simple Joy way! Hosting a party in your home doesn’t need to be elaborate, elegant or […]

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13 Essentials for Making Your Guest Room the Coziest Ever

Expecting guests this holiday season? Make them feel not only welcome but right at home when you add a few cozy touches to your guest room. Country Living has a few suggestions for you. Your guests are going to love you! Cozy Guest Room

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