Melody is a Program Manager at House Party. She lives close to NYC and is usually out and about exploring the city. In her free time, she plays on a fun field hockey league and also likes to craft happy things like jewelry and personalized cards for friends and family. People have given her a slew of nicknames over the years, mostly “Mel,” but some other silly ones include Melbatoast, Melbee, and Hells Mel.
Melody’s party tip: It’s the little details that make everything more special!
In this digital age, it’s nice to take a break from technology and get the family together for a good old-fashioned game night. I grew up on board games, and to this day I’m still a fan. Here are some of my top favorites that span a wide range of ages and playing levels that I’m sure your family will enjoy, too:Read full post
When you think of sprouting, it may sound intimidating. It turns out, sprouting beans, seeds, and grains is actually super easy, nutritious and fun for the whole family! Sprouting also helps people digest beans. I especially like it because it’s as easy as 1-2-3, and inexpensive too – you only need a few items.Read full post
One of the best ways to stay on track with healthy eating is to plan out your meals, right down to the shopping list. Try these healthy meal ideas to jump start your week. Adjust the quantities based on your serving size needs. These recipes provide basic recipe ideas, with the option to add other suggested ingredients for added depth and flavor — if time and budget permits.Read full post
Gift wrapping can be expensive! However, I’m here to help you save money, time and the planet this holiday season! Look no further than your recycling bin to give new life to used packaging with these crafty gift-wrapping ideas. It’s also a good opportunity to teach your kids about reusing and recycling.Read full post
With temperatures dropping and parties hopping this season, what better way to spread warmth and cheer than with a holiday gift basket?Read full post