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Chris Nease (Celebrations At Home)
Works at Celebrations At Home
Attended East Carolina University
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Crab-Avocado Appetizer Stack
This crab-avocado appetizer stack was inspired by our trip to New Orleans last spring, and the amazing dinner we had at Criollo - their's was out of this world!
I recreated this version of my own and it turned out great - the presentation is everything, don't you think!

#appetizer #entertaining #seafood 
This crab avocado appetizer stack looks impressive and tastes great! Serve this New Orleans inspired dish for your next dinner party.
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Soup Bar
Did you know that January is Soup month? It seems apropos to set up a Soup Bar and entertain doesn't it? I've got the perfect inspiration and recipes for you on CAH!

#soup #soupbar #entertaining #partyideas
Set up a soup bar with grilled cheese tartines for a casual luncheon or a shower celebration. Get some great ideas & inspiration here.
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Popcorn Snack Mix
Healthy snacking just got tastier with my family's favorite popcorn snack mix 'recipe'. Make a batch for after school snacking, for football game day parties, or for the perfect awards viewing party snack!

#popcorn #snack #partyfood
You’re going to love our family’s favorite popcorn snack mix that we’ve been making for years! See the simple ‘recipe’ brought to you in partnership with Orville Redenbacher’s microwave popcorn. This post is sponsored but recipe and thoughts are my own. Happy new year! Now that all that baking and partying and over-indulging from the …
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Hosting & Toasting with Babble Boxx
I'm reviewing some great products for the hostess, including easy meal planning, snacking, and gifts! ...a couple of quick recipes are in the mix too! #hosttoastbabblebox 
Today I’m introducing you to some products you may or may not have tried before. These are items that can help make your entertaining life a little easier during the holiday rush. This is a sponsored post for on behalf of Single Edition Media. Today’s post is a little different than usual, and a …
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Green & Gold Christmas table
Well imagine my delight when I heard that the Pantone color for 2017 is "greenery." That's exactly what I did for my Christmas tablescape this year - green + gold. It turned out lovely I think...a bit formal, and elegant. See it all here:

#Christmas #tablescape #dinnerparty #entertaining #hostess 
Green & gold Christmas table inspiration from party stylist, Chris Nease. Set the perfect holiday tablescape for entertaining in style with these ideas.
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oatmeal chocolate chip cookie recipe
Do you participate in Christmas cookie exchange parties? Here's a favorite recipe that makes a lot to share!

#cookies #cookieexchange #Christmas #oatmealchocolatechip
Make this delicious homemade Oatmeal Chocolate Chip cookie recipe and give them as gifts for the holiday, or for holiday cookie exchange.
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Fun Engagement Party
I'm sharing 6 steps for a fun engagement party + details on a great photo contest via Evite!

#engagement #wedding #brides #partyideas #engagementparty 
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Game Day Party Plan
Get ready to party for the Super Bowl with these ideas for food, decor, & more, here!

#gamedayparty #gameday #superbowl #footballparty 
Here's your game day party plan with food and decorating ideas for watching the big game! Make this your Super bowl party plan.
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Champagne Jello squares
Make these sparkling wine jello squares for New Years Eve, for a fun and festive twist on the midnight toast!

#champagne #cheers #newyearseve #partyideas #partyrecipes #jello 
Toast your party celebration with champagne jello squares for a fun twist. These are terrific for New Years Eve or any time you want a festive touch.
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Late Night Party Buffet for New Years Eve
Start planning for New Years Eve parties (or new years day brunch) with these ideas I created with Balloon Time. I've put a fun twist on a late night party buffet. Don't miss it!

#newyearseve #partyfood #entertaining #partyideas #newyearseveparty 
This new years eve late night party buffet puts a twist on your midnight celebration. Turn breakfast food into party appetizers with these ideas.
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Thank you +Heidi Fowler :-) 
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Kids Christmas Table
You’ll love this kids Christmas table set in classic red and green, with some fun table activities to keep them busy while waiting for the big meal. Get inspired here.

#Christmas #entertaining #kidsChristmastable #Christmasparty #partyideas
This kids Christmas table is classic, whimsical, and full of cheer! Featured in the magazine Yum Food & Fun for Kids, see it here.
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Christmas Movie Party & my fave movie list
Grab some friends and host a Christmas movie party. Get cozy on the floor and have an indoor picnic with prepared foods & share buckets from KFC. Check out my favorite Christmas movies too!

#Christmas #christmasmovies #christmasparty #partyideas #movieparty 
Host a Christmas movie party day and serve up an indoor picnic style buffet while you watch. See my top six Christmas movie picks too.
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Inspiration for Stylish Entertaining
For years she has designed parties with tempting menus, signature drinks, a fun atmosphere for guests, and of course, her unique decorative style.  She shares her passion for parties as founding editor of Celebrations At Home Blog, and provides daily inspiration for birthdays, showers, home gatherings, and small weddings.  In addition to styling ideas, there are a host of recipes, DIY projects, FREE printable items, and insider tips.
Chris also works with brands and campaigns to bring awareness to readers through an entertaining setting, including Pier 1, Pottery Barn, Pepperidge Farm, Hadley Pottery, Sears, Columbia Crest, TableVogue, and more. She’s a regular contributor for,, HomeMade Simple, and other quarterly publications
Bragging rights
Chris' work has been published in Ocala Style, Woman's World, Yum Food & Fun for Kids, Cottages & Bungalows,, and she authored a chapter on holiday party planning in the book Clutterbugs Guide to an Organized Christmas. Chris also volunteers her time to Operation Shower, a non-profit organization which gives group baby showers to wives of our deployed service men.
  • East Carolina University
Editorial Stylist / Product Stylist / Writer / Brand Ambassador
  • Celebrations At Home
    Creative Director / Editor, 2008 - present
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