May 18th, 2009 |
Memorial Day weekend is the kick-off to summer. With temperatures finally rising here in the midwest – this weekend is the perfect time to host a Memorial Day BBQ!
Food for BBQ’s has to be one of the easiest – and everyone has their favorite summer dishes – so throw some burgers on the grill, toss up [...]
May 16th, 2009 |
Looking to throw a birthday party with a festive theme?
Try using an Asian theme…complete with paper lanterns, chopsticks and fortune cookies!
Set the stage for your celebration by setting up one long table and hanging paper lanterns above it to define the space. Use shades of red, orange and pink, with accents of gold to set your [...]
May 15th, 2009 |
Hosting a bridal shower for a bride-to-be that considers herself the next “Martha Stewart”!? Host a Domestic Diva shower!
Invite your guests to an afternoon of culinary activities! Send a festive invitation, like this one from Wedding Paper Divas, and include a recipe card and instructions for every guest to bring [...]
May 14th, 2009 |
I am love, love, loving these summer luminaries! How perfect for my preppy, summer BBQ’s?!
Sold in a set of 12 – they are perfect to use as a centerpiece vessel or hang them off shepard hooks lining a pathway. So cute and charming….doesn’t it make you want to plan a clambake [...]
May 12th, 2009 |
I fell in love with this invitation from Tiny Prints – Sips & Dips – what a perfect theme for my next cocktail party!
I’m having some old friends over to catch up, and I want to put together a party that is casual but chic. A few great cocktails, some tasty appetizers [...]
May 9th, 2009 |
I’m normally a pink girl – but these images from Matthew Mead Style could make me become a [...]
May 8th, 2009 |
Today I am answering an e-mail from one of my readers….
“I am in the beginning stages of planning my wedding and desperately need some help! I am a southern belle and want to have an outdoor wedding in my home state of Georgia. I’m looking for a color palette that incorporates the [...]
May 7th, 2009 |
With the arrival of spring finally here, I am so enjoying cooking with the light, fresh flavors of the new season. Asparagus, artichokes, strawberries – oh, the list could go on and on! My favorite source for peak-of-season produce? The local farmers’ market. Not only do I pick up fresh fruits and vegetables, many markets [...]
April 29th, 2009 |
Celebrate the women in your life this year with lunch on the patio. Outdoor entertaining can be easy – a simple menu, a refreshing cocktail and a clean, Spring-like table will set the mood for a festive day!
Set up your party out on the patio with a color palette of blue & white, with an accent [...]
April 24th, 2009 |
For 135 years, the Kentucky Derby has been everyone’s race – from the dapper men and beautiful women, all in hats and [...]