A Perfect Dinner Party – for your Teen!

At a certain point, the themed birthday parties of grade school no longer fit the bill when you teen wants to celebrate a special day.  It's time to think outside the box.   Why not help your teen throw a dinner party ? We've done this with great success and you can too.  Here are some basic guidelines for throwing a Teen Dinner Party.   Have the kids "dress up" - it's a special night (or day) and teens love to show off their style, so encourage guests to dress up. Decorations don't have to be fancy.  Simple white tablecloths, small flower arrangements, candles (battery operated), little holiday lights, and a pre set table all have a sense of grown-up elegance. Splurge on "wow" for the appetizers but keep the main course full of easy kids favorites.  We filled … [Read more...]

Our Favorites in LIFE on Blissfully Domestic for 2014

The year 2014 was a good one. We shared with you recipes, crafts and tips from all over the web. Today we wanted to highlight a few of our favorites from the LIFE section of Blissfully Domestic. Without further ado...in case you missed one or two, here are our favorites from 2014 in LIFE. Winter Photography Ideas - Sometimes, even experienced photographers fall into a creative rut. Use the ideas in this post to shoot some Winter inspired photos. Heart Math Game - This game was created to be used with the Sweet Hearts candies at Valentine's Day, but you could use any candy, any time of year! Fun and Easy St Patrick's Day Crafts for Kids - Whether it's St Patty's Day or you  want to feel a bit of the luck of the Irish, this craft round-up is for you! 12 Cool FROZEN Party Ideas - … [Read more...]