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Hassle-Free Host: Wine Night

Posted on: September 19th, 2018 by Elysiann Bishop

hostingYou want to invite friends to your home for a gathering – but the idea of planning the perfect soiree is overwhelming. Our suggestion? Keep it relaxed with a low-key night in. A wine night offers an ideal structure, with minimal planning and maximum enjoyment for all. Just follow these steps to make your event one guests will love:

Keep the invite casual: No engraved invitations here! Send a group email or text a week or two before your date, specifying the date, time, and location, along with any other particulars (see next point). Ask for an RSVP so you’ll have a head count.

Make it a group effort. Suggest that your guests bring a bottle of their favorite wine, along with a complementary nibble to share. (more…)

Girls’ Night: More Important Than You Think

Posted on: February 8th, 2017 by Elysiann Bishop

Girl's NightNeed a good excuse for a good, old-fashioned girls’ night? Look no further than your health! Having strong bonds with friends and family can not only make your happier, those relationships can also have a positive impact on your health and wellness.

Research shows that people with a solid network of friends live longer, have healthier brains, get less colds, and may even have better survival rates for heart conditions and cancers of the ovary or breast. One study found that over a 10-year period, elderly people with a circle of friends lived 20 percent longer on average.

So what’s a girl to do? We propose a girls’ night! If a wild night on the town isn’t your thing, however, don’t despair. (more…)