March 13th, 2009 |
Send your friends this bright, festive invitation to grab their sombreros and come on over for some margaritas and mexican food tonight!
Welcome your guests with festive music, and an easy menu of items that everyone loves – guacamole & chips, taco bar and of course, margaritas! Everyone has their own favorite guacamole [...]
March 12th, 2009 |
A dinner party with friends to celebrate a birthday…
Whatever shall I make?!
First, let’s keep it simple…set the table with black and white china and use a small vase of white flowers as your centerpiece…let the focus be on the gorgeous food and lovely friends.
For dinner, serve a meal [...]
March 10th, 2009 |
A 1st birthday is a HUGE milestone is a baby’s life….
You definitely need to celebrate!
What could be more fun than a party full of color, candy and games?!?
Images: stack of presents (swoozies.com), lollipop centerpiece (rachelraymag.com), party table (hostesswiththemostess.com), balloons (theknot.com), birthday baby (etsy.com), lollypop favors (theknot.com), [...]
March 10th, 2009 |
Need to send a “Happy Birthday” fast?
Try these adorable cookies from Eleni’s New York (via Dean [...]
March 9th, 2009 |
Chicken Piccata ~ Barefoot Contessa Style
2 split (1 whole) boneless, skinless chicken breasts
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 extra-large egg
1/2 tablespoon water
3/4 cup seasoned dry bread crumbs
Good olive oil
3 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature, divided
1/3 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice (2 lemons), lemon halves reserved
1/2 cup dry white wine
March 8th, 2009 |
Vegetable colors are popping up both in apparel and in home goods this Spring. Intense colors that remind us of butternut squash, lemons, and leafy greens are being paired together to set Spring-like tables. Bold and fresh, it’s a great update to any home this time of year.
Images: Dining room [...]
March 5th, 2009 |
Friday night is pizza night in our house! It’s one of those parties that you can whip together fast – and everyone loves it!
Whether it’s friends stopping over for drinks after work, or the whole family wanting to make their own pizzas…..get creative, try some new combinations….I have a couple of ideas [...]
March 1st, 2009 |
Something old, something new, something borrowed….and something blue! Celebrate with the bride in your life with a lavish bridal brunch.
Keep your table setting simple and elegant by using all white….white linens, white place settings, white flowers.
Serve a delicious lunch of cucumber & crab appetizers, a warm goat cheese salad and lemon-herb chicken (via Williams [...]
February 28th, 2009 |
Treat someone special to breakfast in bed this weekend.
Although any old thing will do…..but I think the weekends are the perfect time to try something new!
Scrambled Eggs in Potato Nests
Perfect for any old Sunday, but also great to serve at a brunch.
1 20-oz. pkg. refrigerated [...]
February 23rd, 2009 |
The name Mardi Gras is actually French for “Fat Tuesday.” Set 46 days before Easter, it’s like one last hurrah of merriment and excess just before the solemn season of Lent begins. In 2009, Mardi Gras day falls on February 24th.
In celebration of Mardi Gras, host a dinner party at home for [...]