Easy Appetizer for the Holidays: Marinated Shrimp

I’m not sure what the tradition is at your house, but at ours, the holidays mean lots of shrimp! Today I’m sharing one of our favorite easy appetizers – marinated shrimp.

If you’ve been a Natty Gal reader for a while, you know that do-ahead recipes are one of my tricks for keeping entertaining stress to a minimum. This recipe is simple and you make it up the day before your event. We’ve served it numerous times and it’s always a crowd-pleaser.

Easy Appetizer: Overnight Marinated Shrimp

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Holiday Entertaining: Cocktail Christmas Tree 🎄

The holiday season is coming up quickly. Surprise your guests with a cocktail Christmas tree this year! They’re easy to make and work well for the start of a party as an icebreaker, or at the end with some cookies and sweets.

Cocktail Christmas Tree

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5 First-Rate Experiential Gifts for the Holiday Season

“Find life experiences and swallow them whole. Travel. Meet many people. Exhaust yourself in the glorious pursuit of life.”

Lawrence Fish

If you’ve been a Natty Gal reader for a while, you know I’m all about experiences over things; less stuff, more substance. Why not give your family/friends a really memorable holiday this year by gifting them an experience tailored to their tastes and interests? Today I’m sharing 5 first-rate experiential gifts to inspire you!

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