Hello! I see you’ve stumbled across my little hostess blog. Perhaps this was a happy accident, or maybe you were seeking like-minded people who live their lives in a frenzy. Either way, I do hope you’ll stay and check it out.
I am a work-from-home bookkeeper and mother to a one-year-old. As you can imagine, I don’t have a lot of spare time. That doesn’t stop me from wanting to hang out with my friends and family, and it definitely doesn’t stop me from wanting to host a party or a meal every now and again. With Pinterest and all those other DIY sites out there, it’s started to seem like every event has to be fabulously designed and perfectly set up. If it’s not, you’re a failure. Unfortunately for me, even though I always start out with the best of intentions, I hardly ever come up with the beautiful arrangements I see on blogs like this one. They make it look so easy, but how could I manage it? I live in a permanent time crunch.
You’re probably wondering why I started a blog if I’m already short on time. Well, I recently moved to a new state, so my regularly scheduled gatherings are currently being attended by no one one. Since I have a little bit more free time, I decided to try something creative. I also wanted to remind everyone that we don’t have to be perfect. Most of the US is so busy, I’m impressed we find time to eat. That doesn’t mean we can’t put in any effort. I’ve found focusing on one part of a party and just doing the basics for the rest often works out. Of course, I always aim bigger. I’m a big planner. I plan things for years in my mind. It’s just that by the end of my planning, when it’s actually time to execute, I have to give up ideas because there just isn’t time.
Anyway, I hope you guys enjoy my humble little hostess blog, and if all goes well I’d love to show you how you can be a good hostess, even if you don’t have time to accomplish all the grandeur you’ve built up in your mind.
I’ll see you soon!