The holidays are upon us! Christmas is just days away and my house is full of festive sights and smells of the season. Here are a few of my favorite holiday things:
Entertaining. So appreciative of my friend Elizabeth at Cutting Board Catering for her delicious bite-size hors d’oeuvres at my annual Christmas party.
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Wow! The Fall has flown by and I’ve been remiss at sharing what I’ve been up two over the past few weeks. Our family thoroughly enjoyed Halloween and Thanksgiving and everything in between. The beautiful Bluegrass weather has been many outdoor festivities possible! Here’s a photo recap of our last several weeks!
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Bluegrass THREADS is thrilled to be celebrating 5 years! Five years feels momentous—we’ve made it!
This blog has been a source of personal inspiration and growth during the first five years of my son’s life, the loss of my father, job transitions, big moves and many of the other changes (good and bad) over this half decade.
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To celebrate and commemorate this milestone, I want to highlight these top 5s—the most read and shared stories of the past 5 years:
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Since I adore the holiday season, the fact that Christmas is over can send my mood plummeting. Gray days seem to loom ahead during January and February, so it is very necessary for my to actively work against the gloom. These are a few of the ways that I try to beat my January blues:
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A few last minute Christmas ideas:
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I hosted our annual holiday open house this past weekend and I thought I’d share a few of my favorite holiday bite-size hors d’oeuvres. My philosophy is to serve just 4 or 5 dishes and have plenty of them to go around! Huge thank you to Elizabeth with Cutting Board Catering for helping out with the food. While I can’t really share the caterer’s recipes, I hope that these holiday bites will serve as inspiration for your upcoming gatherings.
Pesto Potato Frittata
Most people think of frittatas for breakfast for lunch, but they are a hearty and substantial appetizer. Bonus: They can be served room temperature. While any frittata ingredients will do, this pesto and potato version is a crowd pleaser and vegetarian-friendly.
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For your upcoming holiday events, I’m sharing my two favorite holiday cocktails. Perfect for one or for a crowd!
The White Christmas
I love this cocktail, as it is made by the pitcher which makes it easy to serve for a party. The delicious peach and rosemary flavors are perfect for the season, but also unexpected. Find the recipe here.
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A weekend visit to Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill has me completely in the Christmas spirit! I love seeing the festive holiday decorations that grace every inch of Shakertown. It was the perfect way to usher in the month of December.
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