August 10th, 2010 |
This summer-y watermelon cocktail from Sunset Magazine sounds just delicious! So simple, yet so festive…..here’s the how-to:
Whirl chunks of watermelon in a food processor until blended, then strain. Rub the rim of a martini glass with a cut lemon wedge, then dip rim in a shallow plate of sugar. Pour 3 tbsp. watermelon juice, 2 tbsp. […]
July 21st, 2010 |
We’ve been having quite the heat wave here in Chicago this summer! The heat has me craving decor that SCREAMS summer, and now that the fourth of july and my birthday are over, my house needs a little summer update to get me thru until fall.
I’ve scoured the web for […]
June 17th, 2010 |
When I think of summer, I think of two words: burgers and BBQ’s! It’s time to up the ante a bit from the traditional bbq fare and wow your friends and family with a “burger bash!”
Invite your guests with this darling BBQ invitation from Minted. It sets a color palette […]
June 2nd, 2010 |
I’m so excited to share the newest party from WH Hostess with you today! A modern garden party dessert table was created in celebration of Maggie’s 30th birthday. The invitation set the color palette for the party – bright orange, hot pink, yellow and grass green looked looked charming paired together.
The main […]
May 20th, 2010 |
It’s been a bit of a crazy week in my house…..all of the hustle and bustle has made me crave a simple weekend on my patio! I was scrolling thru Williams Sonoma’s recipe bank today and found a couple of recipes that I must try! (and I think you may want to, too!) Any […]
April 28th, 2010 |
Beth from Spark PR & Events in Palm Beach, Florida recently sent me this event….it’s a Tiki Lounge 40th birthday party! So fun, great colors….and it’s totally putting me in the mood for SUMMER! Anyone planning a luau this summer?! Here are some great ideas from Beth….
This is a 40th […]
March 17th, 2010 |
Bumble bees scream SPRING and SUMMER to me! So this party inspiration would be perfect for an upcoming birthday party or Easter celebration. Typically when you think of bumble bees, you think of a yellow and black color palette (one of my favorites! Do you remember this baby shower?!) Switch […]
August 31st, 2009 |
Looking to plan an end of the summer birthday bash?! A casual neighborhood gathering to say goodbye to Summer, and hello to Fall?! Gather friends for a casual party decorated with bright colors, lots of patterns, and some delicious summer appetizers.
Set the mood for this colorful party with this invitation from Minted….I love the colors and […]
August 25th, 2009 |
Food-wise, late summer may be my F-A-V-O-R-I-T-E time of the year! Why, you ask?! Tomato season.
In honor of this magnificent time of the year, host your own tomato fest dinner party. Using a color palette of bright reds, yellows and greens, set your table using what else?! Tomatoes as your centerpiece! […]