Holiday Hospitality Tips

Holiday Hospitality Tips

Time saving ways to stay jolly in the kitchen.

Here we are, smacked dab in the middle of the holidays. Halfway between the tryptophan coma and the many meals of St. Nicholas’ favorite month.

While I’ve never been accused of being a great chef, I have spent decades entertaining family and friends for the holidays without creating too much chaos in the kitchen. For me it all comes down to advance planning. 

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Drunk Decorating

Drunk Decorating

Yes, that picture would look better on the other wall. 

We’ve all done it. Gotten a little tipsy. Started looking at our home in a new way. Pretty soon we are moving furniture, re-hanging pictures, changing out throw pillows, and accessorizing like professional DIY divas. 

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 Fall is in the Air

 Fall is in the Air

If you don’t have a trip to Bozeman planned, now is the time!

Autumn is one of the most beautiful times of the year to visit Southwest Montana. The leaves are turning, the air is cooler, and the crowds are thinner. Wedding season has given way to the local college football frenzy along with fall fishing, beautiful hikes, and ample excursion options. From corn and hay mazes to pumpkin spice everything, you can literally taste the change of the season in the Gallatin Valley right now. 

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Class Reunion Planning

Class Reunion Planning

It’s easier than you think.

Recently I had the privilege of organizing my 40th class reunion. Not serving on a committee, but rather brazenly just doing it myself. I’ve always been bossy, but this was mostly about not living in my hometown where I could rally a committee. The locals have done their part for past events, it was time to step up.

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