March 16th, 2010 |
I’m Irish. Like, freckles and reddish-hair, Irish. Have I ever told you that?! So, not only do I come from a big, Irish family…but so does my husband! Since St. Patrick’s Day falls mid-week this year, we had our two big family celebrations on Sunday. I thought I got the holiday out […]
February 4th, 2010 |
It’s true. Flowers really do dress up everything. Use this idea for Valentine’s Day or just as a simple way to dress up your dinner table. Instead of putting the flower inside the vase, tie it to the outside of a votive candle, or a vase full of candy hearts for Valentine’s Day. The result will […]
January 19th, 2010 |
These cold, winter months have me craving some heat! Add a little spice to your next dinner party by using an Asian theme. Better Homes and Gardens has some great, simple recipes that can help you create a family-style dinner in no-time. The top recipes on my list are cashew chicken, shredded […]
December 22nd, 2009 |
I love this idea from Better Homes and Gardens….this is a simple, yet sophisticated way to dress up your Christmas dinner table. Fill a small bowl, an egg cup, or a champagne saucer with fresh cranberries. Stick in a small placecard and you have a charming addition to […]
November 23rd, 2009 |
Every year, my husband and I host a “thanksgiving” dinner party with friends. This is our 4th year doing this – and we absolutely love it! We all have our own traditional family Thanksgiving dinners…..so this is our opportunity to have a little fun with the dinner (and the table setting)!
It’s been […]
November 20th, 2009 |
There is something about the Holidays that brings forth a lot of engagements! If a loved one gets engaged over the Holidays, host an engagement party that is full of Holiday cheer!
This invitation from Tiny Prints is perfect for the occasion…..I love that you could go two different ways with […]
November 19th, 2009 |
Images: candles (bhg.com), picture frame (theknot.com), mums (parents.com)
I am always looking for new table ideas, and my new obsession is the purple and orange color combination. It’s slightly modern, slightly rustic……for those of you that know me well, it’s my perfect combination! The rich tones of these purple centerpieces would be beautiful for Thanksgiving. […]
November 5th, 2009 |
Fall is the perfect time to host a cozy dinner party at home. Whether you are celebrating someone’s birthday or just looking for an excuse to gather good friends….a dinner party at home is the perfect way to celebrate the weekend.
Fall food lends itself to comfort foods, almost Thanksgiving-like food. […]
October 27th, 2009 |
The crafty people over at HGTV are the geniuses behind this centerpiece idea. All you need is 5 minutes, some pumpkins, candles, lentils (you can buy at the grocery store), and adhesive stripes…..and you have yourself a simple, unique centerpiece. Perfect for Thanksgiving or a Fall dinner party!
Click here for the instructions […]