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A wine and cheese party is a great social icebreaker. Learn supplies you’ll need, how to choose pairings, and how to get your guests talking about the tastings.
As soon as it hit my tongue, my nose crinkled.
My eyes blurred with tears as this particularly pungent variety ravaged my taste buds.
“Try the port,” my co-worker Jen smiled.
Sweet relief, I thought, as I threw my head back and swigged the wine.
Then something happened.
Healthy holiday appetizers will help you stick to your eating plan and stay healthy throughout the holiday season.
My eyes scanned the appetizers at my friend’s Christmas party, searching for something – anything – I could eat without feeling a pang of regret later.
I felt a growl in my stomach and that tingling of my mouth just starting to water at the smell of baked brie, cheesy quiche, and gloriously buttery pastries. Dejected, I hung my head and walked away, dhoulders slumped, silently chiding myself for not having eaten before I came.
It wasn’t my friend’s fault. It’s not her job to cater to my diet and lifestyle. That’s MY job! And I had failed.
I stood there, biting my lip, fists clenched and turning white. I’d known her party wouldn’t be laid with a dazzling display of healthy holiday appetizers. I was mad… At myself. Why didn’t I eat before? Better yet, why didn’t I bring something healthy to share? What was I thinking?
For Americans who are trying to maintain their weight or require a special diet, Thanksgiving dinner is dangerous territory. Luckily, there are many options out there for lighter, gluten-free, and vegan dishes. I’ve pulled together a list of 15 healthy Thanksgiving recipes that deliver all of the flavor, and none of the guilt.
You and your friends love having movie nights or grabbing drinks. But sometimes those activities get a little… old.
Why not liven things up a bit with a crafts & cocktails night?
You’ll get to hang out with your pals while making something cute and enjoying a cold drink. Best of all, you won’t have to sit through “Coyote Ugly” (again).
Housewarming parties allow you to share the joy of a new home with friends and family, as well as meet new neighbors. However, a big party right after moving to a new home can quickly turn you into a ball of stress. By following a few simple tips and tricks, you’ll pull off the perfect housewarming party. And, you’ll hang on to your sanity in the process. Oh, and before I forget – I have a free printable for you, too!