February 22nd, 2010 |
When it comes to incorporating the style ideas from our trend alert (Farmhouse Chic) earlier today into entertaining, there are a few key elements: a relaxed, natural decor, spring-like colors, and comfort food.
This invitation from my stationery line, WH Hostess, sets the tone for a cozy brunch, and also gives [...]
February 12th, 2010 |
Fat Tuesday is coming up! (Tuesday, February 16th) Here are some fabulous recipes to help you host your own Mardi Gras feast!
Jazz fest cocktail, cajun corn maque choux, citrus-marinated shrimp with louis sauce, shrimp and chicken etouffee, fried crawfish salad, king cake and [...]
February 9th, 2010 |
If you are still searching for a sweet recipe to make for Valentine’s Day, Better Homes and Gardens has tons of ideas! Here are a few of my favorites: Chocolate pistachio heart cookies, tiny raspberry cheesecake tarts, red velvet cupcakes, sparkling sorbet floats, cherry baby cakes, and a chocolate cherry stack cake.
February 2nd, 2010 |
Super Bowl Sunday is a great opportunity to entertain. Some may want to gather friends for a traditional party, serving beer and appetizers, and others…..well, they may want to run for the hills at the first sound of a Super Bowl party. Hey…it’s okay if football isn’t your thing…I totally get it! [...]
January 28th, 2010 |
Sunset Magazine has a great feature on pears this month. Light, refreshing and perfect for an early Spring party, these recipes will add a nice new assortment to your repertoire! They offer up 6 ideas (and each one is more irresistible than the other!):
This sweet (but not too sweet) drink should be made one at [...]
January 27th, 2010 |
I don’t know about you, but I have been trying to eat light these days. Between the holidays and my lack of activities during the winter, keeping meals light and healthy is important (especially so that I can keep eating chocolate like it’s my job!). My husband and I have been making [...]
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 [...]
January 14th, 2010 |
As you all know, I could spend hours upon hours watching Food Network! It’s calming and relaxing to me, and I find that I subconsciously learn things every day. Their website holds a wealth of information, great recipes and party ideas. My new favorite?! The custom designed potato skin toppers (they designed [...]
January 14th, 2010 |
Super Bowl Sunday is quickly approaching! You know what that means…..the perfect opportunity to gather friends and family to share some tasty treats and root for their favorite team. Tiny Prints has the cutest invitation in town, and with their quick shipping, you can still get them in time! Keep your decorations simple! I love this [...]