Bring these guys to the Cookie Swap! Click the photo for the recipe. Credit:

Family Friendly Holiday Festivities

Bring these guys to the Cookie Swap! Click the photo for the recipe. Credit:

Underneath all of the sparkling garland and fancy wrapping paper is the true meaning of the holiday season – spending time with the ones you love! That’s why we’re serving up these three fantastic ideas for a family-friendly holiday party: Read more…

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Gobble Up These Thanksgiving Dinner Party Tips

It’s officially time to kick off the holiday season! We’re thankful for another year of great get-togethers, and for those of you who put in the hard work to make them run smoothly!

Thanksgiving can be one of the more challenging holiday events to organize. Whether you’re hosting your first or your fortieth Thanksgiving dinner, the amount of planning and prep-work remains the same. Read more…

See how Ryker's friends and family celebrated his arrival at this sip-and-see shower!

Sip-And-See Baby Shower

When you think “baby shower,” you probably picture a bunch of gaggling females playing games and opening presents before the little bundle of joy has entered the world. However, this mommy decided that her newborn Ryker and the rest of the men in her life should be able to join in on the fun, too! Read more…


Unique Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Father’s Day is right around the corner which means it’s time to start thinking about a gift for the Dad in your life. If “What do I get the man that has everything” is the question you face each year, then you have come to the right place. Whether you are shopping for your father, husband, grandfather or a friend that’s a proud poppa – we can help you find a unique and thoughtful Father’s Day gift. Read more…

guests dancing at party

Fundraiser for Kid’s Cancer

guests dancing at party

Would you shave your head? Would you shave your head while other people watched? What if doing so could raise money for something really important, like kid’s cancer research? On March 30th 2013 Donna’s Good Things will be sponsoring its second annual St. Baldrick’s Shave-a-Thon in Chicago to do just that. We’re thrilled that blogger Mary Tyler Mom, the founder of Donna’s Good Things, shared photos of last year’s event with us. Read more…


Super Bowl Party with Kids

football themed food

Super Bowl parties are a great excuse to do some home entertaining. They’re also a great way to combine groups of friends, work friends, college friends, and neighborhood friends can all effortlessly make connections because there’s one unifying purpose in the party. Because Super Bowl parties are usually held at home they’re also a great way to let your friends with and without kids mix and mingle. Read more…

salsa with sour cream spider web

Kids Party Tip: Family Halloween Party

salsa with sour cream spider web

Spidey Dip courtesy of Our Best Bites

Over the past two decades Halloween has transformed itself from a kid’s holiday to a major adult event. Obviously, we’re thrilled with this cultural shift because it means more people having fun. It also means an increase in parties, including multi-age and multi-generational parties. Read more…