Green Door Hospitality

Adventures in Everyday Entertaining

Hostess Gifts: Housewarming Gift Box

Purchasing a new home — whether it be your first, second, or third — can be a very exciting yet stressful time.  There is so much to do and remember.  … Continue reading

February 3, 2014 · 19 Comments

Thanksgiving Entertaining Tips

In the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving (for the United States), households are busy preparing menus, seating, activities, and guest arrangements.  Below are a series of Green Door Hospitality posts … Continue reading

November 7, 2013 · 13 Comments

The Art of the Thank You

Did you receive gifts this past holiday from a person or persons that do not live in the same home as you?  Have you sent them a thank you note … Continue reading

January 15, 2013 · 35 Comments

Hostess Gifts: Edible Treats to Show Appreciation

With Christmas next week, holiday parties are in full force!  Don’t show up empty handed.  Instead, bring a delicious homemade treat.  I’ve blogged about Brandied Apple Butter (as shown above) … Continue reading

December 17, 2012 · 10 Comments

Hostess Gifts: Sweet and Savory Almonds

I wanted to create a variation on our Perfectly Peppery Pecans that was vegan.  I am also a big fan of almonds so I thought it would be fun to … Continue reading

December 9, 2012 · 11 Comments

Hostess Gifts: Brandied Apple Butter

Last month I made Pumpkin Butter and got the “butter bug”.  When I saw the Brandied Apple Butter recipe over at Wife Meets Life, I knew it had to be … Continue reading

December 7, 2012 · 15 Comments

Hostess Gifts: DIY, Non-Edible Holiday Themed

A bottle of wine or some flowers are always nice to give when going to someone’s home — especially if you are in a rush and need to just pick … Continue reading

December 7, 2012 · 12 Comments

Holiday Entertaining Tips: Have a Place For Coats

You’ve got a bunch of people coming over for a holiday brunch, dinner, cocktail, etc.  They all arrive wearing coats.  Where do you put them?  Now for some of you … Continue reading

November 29, 2012 · 6 Comments

Holiday Entertaining Tips: Don’t Forget Breakfast for Overnight Guests

The holidays often times mean overnight guests.  While you’re busy preparing that wonderful dinner for your family and friends spending the night, don’t forget to think about what they will … Continue reading

November 26, 2012 · 11 Comments

Hospitality Entertaining Tip: Make Your Bathroom Guest Ready

As your busy running around getting ready for guests this holiday season, don’t forget about making sure your guest bathroom is prepared.  Some of these things might seem obvious, but … Continue reading

November 12, 2012 · 5 Comments