It’s A Sugar Cookie Soirée

My sister Marabeth and her girlfriends are always getting together to do fun and creative activities. I’m having serious FOMO from their latest get-together, where they did a sweet twist on an ordinary potluck. The hostess had sugar cookie dough on hand and asked everyone to bring their favorite cookie ingredients. Together they made combinations of cookies to enjoy warm …

How To Host Your Own Coachella

There are great festivals and other happenings going on all around the world that some of us only get to experience via social media. I’m lucky to have had incredible experiences at Coachella, but there are many things I’ve yet to do. The #FOMO (fear of missing out) is real! I love the idea of recreating your own version of …

Happy (Healthy!) Birthday, Brooks

When I was planning for Brooks’ birthday party, I made sure we had all his favorite foods on hand. Typical pool parties have hot dogs and hamburgers on the grill, potato chips with creamy dip, and a sweet, sugary cake — I’m sure you’re thinking, YUM! I was, too. But this was Brooks’ day, and I wanted to celebrate him …

Green With Eye Envy

Happy first of March! With spring well on its way and shamrock decor about to take over, this month is all about one color: green. The happy hue reminds me of all things fresh and bright, two things I strive to incorporate into my everyday. One way to celebrate the luck of the Irish and their signature grassy shade is …

The Joy Of Going Glam

I don’t know about you guys but I’m really looking forward to the Oscars this weekend! There were many incredible films this year and I look forward to celebrating them all. In addition to the theatrics, I can’t wait to see the second most important thing… what’s everyone going to wear?! Getting ready is half the fun when it comes …

Grease Live Theme Party Ideas

This Sunday night, I’m beyond excited to play Sandy on FOX’s Grease Live! Thank you to everyone for the shared excitement and support. I love that so many of you are having Grease Live viewing parties! That’s so much fun! I’ve pulled together some 1950s-inspired food and décor ideas, because let’s be real — the only kind of party is …

Sparkle Your Way Into The New Year

My extremely talented friend and stylist Anita Patrickson knows a thing or two (million, that is) about finding unique and stunning clothing pieces and accessories. Anita generously took a beat from composing New Years Eve ensembles for her best-dressed clients and compiled a list of sparkling must haves just for us! I love how playful and frilly each piece is. …

Not-So-Ugly Sweater Party

Ugly Sweater parties have become a staple holiday soiree. So much so that stores have started carrying (and selling out of) these crazy tops! I am all for an activity where we can all get silly and not take ourselves so seriously. Bring on the hideousness! Here are a few of my faves I found: [show_boutique_widget id=”339755″]

5 Ways To Host An Unforgettable Party

When you’re hosting an event, whether it’s a birthday, bat mitzvah, fab forty… whatever the occasion, one way to turn your party into a par-tay is to wow your guests with a cool and unexpected memento to take home. Simply Troy, my go-to guy for all things event related, shared some entertaining and authentic ideas that are sure to be …