Trick-or-Treat

One of my favorite parts of Halloween is picking out and preparing treats for our trick-or-treaters.  Generally we only get about five or six kids, but last year we were so happy to have twelve.  This year we’re hoping for even more! If you’re looking to save money while also creating memorable treat bags for

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The Last-Minute Mom

Let’s face it.  Life is hectic.  As much as I love entertaining, quite often events here end up being planned at the last-minute because I’m finishing up a previous event at the same time I’m starting the next one.  Last week was a very busy week for us.  We hosted a lovely couple via Airbnb,

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I Had a Lot of Help from Jack Daniels

Let’s face it.  Most holidays are messy.  As kids move away and families grow, just coming up with a date to have dinner during the holidays can be excruciating.  Throw in the over-the-top Christmases that so many of us insist on, and we’re all just one horseman short of an apocalypse.  That said, I LOVE

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Sweet Sweet Music

This weekend as we gathered for the house show with Nashville recording artist Emmalea Deal, I was thankful for our home that has been a vehicle not only for keeping friendships alive but also for kindling new friendships.  It may come as a surprise to you that I’m actually an introvert by nature.  It’s true.  Being

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Planning a Christmas Party

It’s been a busy couple of weeks here at McNemar House.  Our annual Christmas Party date has been set (it’s going to be a blast so grab your free tickets while they are still available), so we’ve begun the party planning process.  I’m super excited about this year’s party because not only are we featuring

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