12.20.2011

Santa Claus is comin' to my Christmas party.

Last Friday, I woke up and realized that I needed to plan a holiday party. I consulted with my friend and business partner to make sure we had time. No. Lots of work to do and not enough notice for a party. So -- I sent an email to a few friends and Alaina was the first to RSVP. I love that girl.

And a little Christmas party inspiration for you! I am already halfway through my 2nd RL candle of the season, have an obsession with tartan plaid and the gold candle from Crate and Barrel has been a favorite this season as well.

1. Ralph Lauren holiday votive set
2. Color banded dessert plates
3. Kate Spade Larrabee dot old fashioneds
4. Tartan plaid towels
5. Banded glassware
6. Crate and Barrel gold ball candle
7. Peppermint bark
8. Pottery Barn snow currant candles

Tonight, a few girlfriends will stop by for cranberry margaritas, baked brie and some other delicious goodies. Liz is coming over early to do a little work & bake cookies. I'm excited! It wouldn't be Christmas without a little get together.

And the best part of this evening? My super handsome co-host who will show up dressed as Santa. Yes -- I'm sharing the Buddy dressed as Santa photo again. Can you blame me?


I love Christmas time. Don't you?

19 comments:

  1. aw, loves it! and wish i could be there. you girls have fun :)

    ps great redesign! so pretty

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  2. I love tartan too! I may be wearing a tartan bow in my hair to work today and I don't care how many people make jokes about it. I LOVE Christmas! And I love Buddy. He's just too precious.

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  3. Yes! I am excited to indulge in a little Christmas cheer today!

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  4. so sad i cannot be there! i was looking forward to meeting lil buddy! xoxo jillian:: cornflake dreams

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  5. love it! sounds like you're going to be having a fun evening:-)

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  6. Looking forward to seeing you & of course Buddy in his Santa get-up!

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  7. mm your menu sounds so good! have fun ladies! :)

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  8. So glad you are throwing an impromptu Christmas soiree. I know it will be beautiful! And your pup is so adorable. Brie and cranberry?! YUM!

    XO,

    Sam
    www.ThePeakofTresChic.com

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  9. Love your Christmas favorites!! It looks like you are just as excited as me for this week and all of the festivities, that is wonderful that you're throwing a little get-together, I am sure it will be great! Enjoy the rest of your week and check out my giveaway on Twirling Clare! http://twirlingclare.blogspot.com/2011/12/holiday-giveaway-featuring-sweatybands.html

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  10. mid-week get-togethers are often the best! And there's nothing better than surrounding yourself with friends and family this time of year ~ cheers!

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  11. Sounds like so much fun! Can't wait to hear all about it. Wish I were home in Chicago :-(

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  12. Love the Kate Spade dot tumblers! Sounds like a fun night! :)

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  13. love Christmas time!! Hope you have fun tonight! x

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  14. Love those PB candles - great product round up!

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  15. I love smaller intimate holiday get togethers so this sounds like the perfect party! You can never share enough Buddy pictures. Speaking of Buddy, Odin has a "Buddy the Elf" costume for Christmas this year for when he helps us open presents (read bites off the wrapping). Have fun!

    PS. Have you seen this Baked Brie bites recipe here http://pinterest.com/pin/50454458295034474/

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  16. I absolutely love those Kate Spade tumblers! And I never tire of that photo of Buddy (or any photos of him, really).

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  17. I sure wish I could join you ladies for this beautifully festive party!! Love that plaid!!

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  18. Those candles are unreal & I never go through a holiday season without Williams-Sonoma peppermint bark!

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