1. Holiday Bar Cart

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    After sharing my Holiday Home Tour I had to share a closer look at my gorgeous Holiday Bar Cart display! A bar cart is such an easy way to transform a party from average to festive. Welcome guests with a bar cart right at your entrance filled with a display of welcome drinks, or pull up your bar cart alongside your couch for an added side table display of nutcrackers and mini pine trees. By placing this one in my family room, I had a fab new space to display an array of gold and glittery Holiday pieces.

    You probably remember these World Market Nutcrackers from last year’s Holiday Fireplace Mantel. Then alongside my nutcrackers I have a few bottles of Splash Mixers – a delish party cocktail mixer that’s all natural and only 20 calories {I have to say the bottle is so chic!}. On my top shelf I have Chandon’s Limited Edition Holiday 2016 Brut Classic created by fashion designer Rebecca Minkoff, which I plan to serve in my favorite stemless champagne flutes that say “cheers” in an array of languages {from Z Gallerie}. The crisp-white Festival linen cocktail napkins by Sferra are my go-to “dressy napkins” for the Holiday season {and make for a great hostess gift!!}. And lastly, the “Merry Christmas” drink mixers were a last minute find in the Target dollar section {see other fun party props here!}.

    Cheers to the Holidays!

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    Photography by Yesi of Simply Lively

  2. DIY Flower & Pumpkin Centerpiece for Thanksgiving

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    I am so excited to be featured on MarthaStewart.com today sharing a beautiful Thanksgiving Table! Check out the story that she so kindly named “You’ll Want a Seat at This Elegant Thanksgiving Table”. As a follow up to the post, I wanted to share the steps for how I created the lush centerpiece {which is especially perfect for those of you needing a last minute idea for your table!}. The idea for this table started because I wanted to use flowers but didn’t want todo any ‘arranging’. Meanwhile pre-made arrangements from the grocery can look tacky, while professional ones from the florist can be…

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  3. The Gift of Coffee with Keurig

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    I am a serious lover of coffee and have been a longtime lover of my Keurig® brewer as a result. So when Keurig Green Mountain® asked me to create a sponsored post for the holidays, I was immediately on board. All opinions are 100% my own because I am a loyal {and daily} user. I use my Keurig® brewer to kick start my day with the kids, and for parties, it’s my go-to for warm after dinner drinks {my guests have been loving my pumpkin spice mixes and holiday brews as of late!!}. No matter the day, or hour, coffee is ready in the touch…

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  4. Host Thanksgiving Dinner

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    As a follow up to my garland and candle centerpiece post {see the DIY instructions here}, I wanted to share my full dining room display for Thanksgiving, which includes a beautiful buffet complete with turkey decor, wreaths, and white pumpkins. Things I am loving about this table… 1. The magnolia wreath that I suspended over the mirror, which I think is the most gorgeous place of all because of the reflection. This gold magnolia leaf wreath is from Grandin Road, which has been my go-to destination for wreaths this Fall/Winter. 2. The calligraphy candles at the front of the table, which really…

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  5. Dinner Party Spotlight: Amelia Styles

    I am so excited to share a little change of pace on the blog today with one of the chicest Thanksgiving tablesettings I have seen this season. The creator of this classic meets cool display is the newest FH Dinner Party Series guest, Southern Fashionista, Amelia of Amelia Styles. This Nashville blogger loves to share edgy looks when it comes to fashion, and it transferred seamlessly to the table. Read on to learn more about Amelia, be inspired by this autumnal table right in time for the Holidays, and of course, shop similar finds at the bottom of the post! Q & A: FH: Tell…

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