Day of the Dead – Cupcakes and Cocktails

arroz con leche cupcake recipe

Add a little life to your Day of the Dead celebration with a cocktail party. We have everything you need to put you on the right track with two new recipes – Arroz con Leche Cupcakes and Tequila Sunrise Mimosas. Not only are they pretty, but super tasty, too. The cupcakes are moist and delicious […]

New Year’s Eve Craft: Hostess Gift

New Years Eve DIY Hostess Gift

‘Tis the season… to party. With just a couple of weeks left until the New Year’s Eve parties begin, I thought I would give you a simple DIY hostess gift that you can take with you to a party or give out to your guests if you are having your own party. This simple craft […]

New Year’s Eve Cocktail: Ginger Pear Champagne

ginger pear chamagne cocktail recipe

Ah, 2015… that was a good year. As this chapter comes to a close, we prepare to celebrate all it entailed, and all that is to come in the New Year. Raising a glass is requisite, and it usually involves champagne. This year bring a little flavor to your bubbly with a champagne cocktail. This Ginger […]

Guest Post: NYE Pajama Party Bar Cart

New Years Eve pajama party bar cart

I am pleased to welcome Miesha Jones to Today’s Nest today for a guest post. Miesha is an event planner in the DFW area. From birthday parties to casino nights, she knows how to throw a party with chic, simple elegance. Learn more about her on her site, Love Jones Design. I met Miesha for […]

Holiday Entertaining: Easy Appetizers

With the holiday entertaining season upon us, one struggle continues to be how to put together tempting fare without spending all of your time in the kitchen. What good is a get-together if you’re too pooped to party?  Today I have three simple appetizers that are short on time commitment, but long on flavor and […]

July Playlist: Pool Party

pool party music

The heat is on! We’ve finally hit the middle of the season and the mercury climbs with each day blazing a trail to the dog days of summer. Hopefully, you’re keeping cool with icy drinks and lazy days by the pool. To make your pool activities more fun we have a pool party playlist for […]

Today’s Entertaining: Choosing the Menu

Throwing summer parties is fun, but a really good get together takes planning and forethought. After deciding to have a party, you will want to begin planning the menu. That should be simple enough, right? Maybe, but there are a few things to consider. You will, of course, base some of your menu on personal […]

Gatsby Party: The Music

gatsby party playlist

With all the buzz around the recent release of Gatsby we thought you might be considering your own Gatsby-inspired party. The vibe is fun and frivolous and the music of the era matches perfectly. Today we have put together a playlist to get you started. You can listen to any of the songs directly from […]

Valentine Party

valentine party recipes and tips

Valentine’s Day is a wonderful time to be crafty. Our valentine treat party gave us a chance to make some pretty and tasty things and do it on the cheap. With just a little ingenuity, you can pull off an otherwise boring assortment. Anyone who knows me knows that I live by the motto, “It’s […]

Bullseye: Cupid’s Crispie Treats

cupid krispies valentine treat recipe diy

We are throwing together a little Valentine’s Day party for 16 “tweeners”. It will consist primarily of treats and games and lots of girly giggles to be sure. Our goal is to make it kid-friendly, but not “kiddie”.  We will post the rest of the party preparations tomorrow with the Treat of the Week. For today, we […]