Monday, December 10, 2012

A Quick Holiday Party

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I hosted an Arbonne party with close female relatives about a week ago.  The plan was to make it Christmas themed so I really didn't have to do much as I expected to have all of my Christmas decorations up by that point.  But life happens.  I was dealing with Pearl's broken leg, she had a high fever, I was busy with work, and then there was the whole pregnancy thing making me extra exhausted.  I ended up not having time to put together the awesome party I had planned. We hadn't gotten our tree yet, most of our decorations were still in storage bins, and I had zero time to cook or do fun Christmas crafts.  Jeremy helped me clean the house so that at least got done.
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The point I am trying to get to here is that I actually did manage to have a party and it's pretty much solely due to a quick trip to Trader Joe's.  I managed to get enough pretty food for everyone and a cute table centerpiece all in one place.  Not the ideal situation, but the party was fun, and so much less stressful once I decided to let go of all of my original plans.
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-Kira

4 comments:

  1. Thank the Lord for Trader Joes. Seriously. They've saved many a party:-) And your stockings are so cute! One of the big things I've learned about hospitality is: It doesn't matter what food you have, the size of your house, decor, blah blah blah. As long as you have a clean space and food, people are going to be happy:-) xoxo

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  2. Trader Joe's to the rescue once again! Love them!

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  3. I had those same Trader Joe stars at my holiday party this weekend!! Have you had their peppermint oreos? To die for!

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  4. oh my gosh, those chocolate stars from Trader Joe's are the BEST. So good. And those stockings are so cute.

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