Holiday Parties are in Full Swing! Don’t forget to grab a hostess gift (or whip one up!) Here are a few last minute “spiffed up” ideas, for the procrastinator in us all:
Wine or Champagne is always a classic hostess gift. Here are two FAST ways to jazz it up a bit. Other quick “go-to” ideas are candles, baked goods (cookies, breads, etc), yummy smelling soaps, nice bath products or a neat kitchen gadget. Whatever your holiday plans have in store this year, I hope this gave you a quick idea to “spice it up” (easily). Enjoy your holiday parties with friends! We are having our company Christmas party tonight and I can’t wait! 🙂 Merry Christmas, ya’ll! Continue reading
Palestine, Texas 2014 Winter Bucket List: A great list of things still coming up in and around Palestine! Continue reading
HOLIDAY DECORATING ON THE CHEAP WITH EAST TEXAS NATIVE PLANTS
So, I have been pulling out and dusting off my holiday decorations and I was just kind of uninspired by the same decorations that I put up year after year. I wanted a new “look” and to give an update to some of the decorations that are a bit tired. So, I started thinking about the basics. I want something green and lively and less “plastic-y.” Then, it hit me. We are lucky that we live in East Texas. Why? Well, that is a very long-winded novel full of reasons that I will save for another day! One of them, however, is that there are FREE Christmas decorations everywhere! Whoohoo! I don’t know about you, but free is my kind of price!
Christmas decorations are typically composed of evergreen foliage, pine cones and berries. Well aren’t we East Texans in luck! Take a look around you, because we have it all, everywhere you look! Continue reading
December Events in Palestine, Texas (and a few in surrounding areas)
I wanted to have a list of all the cool stuff going on in our community this month, so figured I’d share it! Lots of great stuff going on! Have a great holiday season and I hope you get a chance to do a bunch of things on this list: Continue reading