Let the Party Time Linky help you find some new recipes, games or inspiration for your next party or family gathering.  The Holiday’s are here and for most of us, that means lots of cooking!  Last week on the Party Time Linky we had 35 parties link up and quite a few offered new recipes to try.  The most popular link visited was for these No Bake Coconut Bars.

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The second most visited link were for these Sweet Potato Casserole Cupcakes.

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Another popular link visited last week was for a party focusing on chocolate…A Cookies and Cocoa Party!

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As always, The Party Time Linky is open until Friday, so keep checking back to see new party ideas, party themes, party games and party recipes as they are posted.

Many thanks to our wonderful co-hostesses.

Please take a few minutes to check out their parties, too!


Cheryl at Moms and Munchkins | Stephanie at Spaceships and Laser Beams

Karen at Forever Your Prints | Missy & Kristen at Sweetly Chic Events

Jennifer at BellaGrey Designs | Nikki at Tikkido


For years, when asked to donate to food drives, I admit I reached in the pantry and grabbed whatever random thing was in there that wasn't going into my own personal dinner for the week. There was a bit of thoughtlessness to this act of charity when I really should have been thinking, "What is going to benefit these people that really need this food donation the most?" There was a bit of a wake-up { Read More! }


There are so many places to look for holiday craft inspiration this time of year; I always love being able to glance through big lists of craft projects to be able pick out a few Christmas favorite and make something fun. You may have seen Design Dazzle's 5th annual Christmas Wonderful series is in full swing! We've had some fabulous Christmas ideas from some talented bloggers and we're not { Read More! }


When I think about last minute entertaining, I'm reminded of an old southern cookbook I own where the author talks about a favorite family recipe "lane cake." The recipe is good, but what is most amusing about it is the reason it got it's name. It's a cake they can make in the time it takes the preacher to make it up the lane for an unexpected visit to their house. Just like those pillars of { Read More! }


My dear dear friend Meg is finally getting the chance to be a mom for a second time. All of us are totally thrilled for her! There was no question her second bambino was going to get a baby shower, but Meg really isn't the cute fuzzy bunny, birds and little pink elephants baby shower type--it's just not her style. And there may have been a few threats from her involved if we had them at her { Read More! }


  It's time for another round of Craft Lightning with Country Chic Cottage and 30 Minute Crafts! Since we're preparing for the holiday season, I thought it would be fun to make one of my children's favorite traditions and make it easily accessible. Right before going to bed on Christmas Eve for the past five years, my little ones have traipsed out onto the lawn barefoot in their { Read More! }

Free Santa Beard Printable Linky Cohosted by Frog Prince Paperie

Starting each Tuesday, a new Party Time Linky begins!  Here you can find  great party inspirations, party recipes and party games.  All of these parties come from our readers and other bloggers that want to share their ideas!  It's great because we can party right along with everyone who links up a party!  It's also great because we can take those ideas and try them at our own parties!  Last week { Read More! }


It's our last day of the party hop! You're going to love all the sparkles in store today.   DIY Glitter adorned Party Glasses come to you from Whatever Dee Dee Wants. How fancy are these?? Every party needs a pretty napkin, and Squirrelly Minds has a unique DIY Holiday Napkin that is perfect for any shindig. Need a quick and easy party favor? Kojo-Designs has the tutorial for { Read More! }

Paper Flower Tutorial


As part of my "Will you be my bridesmaid?" box for Jared the Galleria of Jewelry, I made pretty paper flowers to cover the wooden box the bridesmaid's gift was given in. These are completely inexpensive to make, they only require a few sheets of cardstock! Paper Flower Tutorial Our beautiful "Will you be my bridesmaid" box is decorated with pretty pale pink paper flowers. While they look { Read More! }

DIY Will you be my bridesmaid? box tutorial

I was asked to participate in the #BRIDEnBEYOND program, sponsored by Jared® The Galleria Of Jewelry. Although I have been compensated, all opinions are my own. One of the most exciting things about getting married (besides a new sparkly ring) is getting to spend a pretty wonderful day with those you love most. Because Its such a special and important event, you want to ask those who you { Read More! }