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    The Queen’s Gambit Book Club Theme Party

    Book club or no- this party is classy and elegant, just like our main character Beth.  Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest Share on email Share on google Party Decor A Hunter green velvet runner accented with a centerpiece made of matte black liquor bottles and white pillar candles create the feel for this classy chess backdrop. Previous Next empty wine or liquor bottles chess bottle stoppers dark green velvet runner dark green napkins white pillar candles Harlequin placemats black and gold party plates tiered serving platter stemless wine glasses Recipes Chessboard Cake The Tranquilizer Mexican Bean Dip Cups French Onion Soup Crostini Russian…

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    Firefly Lane BFF Garden Party

    Is there anything sweeter than friendship? The unconditional love of someone who will always have your back is tough to beat. These treats may come close, especially after a few Girl’s Day Margaritas! Grab your fluffiest pillows, a rug and head outside for a lovely garden party. Too cold? Even better. Move some furniture and create a cozy corner- preferably near the television so that you can tune in Firefly Lane on Netflix. (Out February 3, 2021!)   Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest Share on email Share on google   Need a reason to get the girls together? I’ve got everything you need…

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    Bridgerton Theme Party

    Planning a party fit for the ton? I’ve got everything you need to organize the perfect affair below!  Or if you want to skip the planning, just order my hostess box from Etsy.  Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest Share on email Share on google Party Decor What you need for the perfect Bridgerton party:  pretty coupe glasses and sprinkles for the rim – and RECIPES of course. flowers and candles with pearls for courtly decor English tea cups and lace fans to cool yourself during the steamy scenes! lots and LOTS of pink tulle with fairy lights pretty vases punch bowl fabulous mold…

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    Novel Cocktails ~ Drinks with a Literary Twist

    To me, the holidays are a cozy time, filled with warm memories, good food, family traditions and special beverages. These are great for entertaining anyone but especially fellow book lovers. If you like these, check out my Boozy Book Bites.  Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest Share on email Share on google The Feyre Cocktail ACOTAR, Sarah J Maas Recipe The Rhysand Night Court Margarita ACOTAR, Sarah J Maas Recipe Azriel’s Shadows ACOTAR, Sarah J Maas Recipe ACOTAR cocktails A Court of Thorns and Roses, Sarah J Maas Recipes Vanilla Piña Colada Alex Six, Vince Taplin Recipe Blazing Cherry Blossom Beartown, Frederick Backman Recipe…

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    12 Christmas Recipes from a Book Nerd

    Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest Share on email Share on google 1. Snowed In One By One, Ruth Ware The warmth of childhood nostalgia with a kick of grown up peppermint schnapps.  2. Peppermint Mocha Cookies In A Holidaze, Christina Lauren My two very favorite flavors of the holiday season come together in this fun Christmas cookie! 3. Sven’s Swedish Ginger Cookies The Giver of Stars, Jojo Moyes These traditional Scandinavian cookies taste like Christmas. Buttery with hints of warm spices, they go perfectly with a hot beverage. I took the liberty of decorating with white piping which I believe is more of…

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    Holiday Recipes

    Cookie Recipes Christmas Sugar Cookies Peppermint Mocha Cookies Swedish Christmas Cookies Cherry Pie Bites (Kolaches) Cream Wafers Peanut Butter Blossom Kisses Innocent Meringue Cookies Apricot Thumbprints Bar Recipes M&M Christmas Cookie Bars Hot Cocoa Marshmallow Treats Candy Recipes Extra Minty Peppermint Bark Killer Truffles Breakfast Ideas Sticky Buns Cocktail Recipes Snowed In Killer Chardonnay Spritzer Holidaze Spiked Cider Appetizer Party Cheese Ball