galentine’s 💖

I love Valentine’s Day…it’s a day devoted to celebrating candy, pink, hearts, glitter…basically all of my favorite things.  This year I had a few girlfriends over to enjoy wine, cheese and crafts, and even though we said No Boys Allowed wed, we had some (very adorable) party crashers Food & Drink:   Cheese boards & Wine pairings:  Lauren Conrad’s party planning Bible “Celebrate” gives perfect … Continue reading galentine’s 💖

eat, drink, eat more and be merry 

My love language is gifts, and nothing gives me greater pleasure than creating the perfect present for the fabulous people in my life.  This year I wanted to create custom edible (or at least practical) gifts for each of my recipients, and using simple household items I created baskets or kits that were (almost) too pretty to eat. Munchie Basket: (FYI my cricut had a … Continue reading eat, drink, eat more and be merry 

friends giving at friendsgiving

I love fall and all of the opportunities it provides to have theme parties.  Usually I throw an annual pumpkin carving party, but this year my kitchen renovation stood in the way of planning that event, so I opted to have a Sunday Friendsgiving/Football potluck instead.  It was a ton of fun, and a nice chance to get together before everyone had family obligations. Prior … Continue reading friends giving at friendsgiving

we all scream for halloween 

I love love love Halloween.  It’s the perfect opportunity to make your boyfriend and dogs wear costumes of your choosing so that they coordinate with your own.  I usually start planning my outfit November 1st, and try to top my diy one from the previous year.   I’ve been my spirit animals (a flamingo and a unicorn), celebrities (Ke$ha and Vanna White), and my all time … Continue reading we all scream for halloween 

erin duhs the holidays

There are two things I love– decorating for the holidays, and theme parties.  Luckily the Christmas season allows ample opportunity for both!  I forced my friends to don ugly sweaters and shove their faces with food, and they happily obliged for the blog.: Food: I made three dips, crab, cheese and spinach, and put out an assortment of chips, crackers, bread and of course veggie … Continue reading erin duhs the holidays

a fabulous friendsgiving

Thanksgiving is a great time to gather with friends and loved ones.  Since I stopped eating meat this year, I was faced with the challenge of creating a vegetarian menu that would still make you hate yourself the next day.  I invited some friends over for a fanciful feast, and they quickly discovered, like most events I throw, it was all for the blog. The … Continue reading a fabulous friendsgiving