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Nature Inspired Napkin Rings For A Spring Table

Use clippings and found ribbon to easily bring a bit of the garden to your Spring table by creating nature inspired napkin rings. I love setting a pretty table and it doesn’t get any better than spring entertaining when it comes to incorporating nature into your tablescape + centerpieces. The world outside is bursting with […]

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Holiday Decor Feature in Tampa Bay Metro Magazine

  Recently  I worked with Tampa Bay METRO Magazine to put together The Joy of Entertaining decor feature for the November/December 2014 Issue – you might recall my Posh New Year’s Chic table for two was featured last year. I was able to narrowed it down to 5 of my favorite tables for Fall + Holiday, from […]

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Amy Sedaris Launches Tableware Line With Fishs Eddie

Like other TV celebrities recently featured on our #TableTopTuesday section, Amy Sedaris, the actress, author and D.I.Y. enthusiast, recently introduced a line of home accessories and entertaining supplies with New York-based Fishs Eddy. Her purposely limited, 10-piece collection for the eccentric housewares emporium includes dish towels, glassware, and serving bowls, with patterns and phrases adapted from her […]

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How To Make Your Own Nautical Centerpiece.

Did you know that the glass floats we love to use in our summer decor were originally used in the 1930’s by fishermen in many parts of the world to keep their fishing nets, as well as longlines or droplines afloat.  In fact they were so abundant you can still find them floating in the seas today. […]

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Entertaining Summer Style: Finds For Your Table

Memorial Day. Fourth of July. Labor Day. Three holiday weekends that are classic summer entertaining opportunities. You can almost feel the excitement building in the air as the dates approach. Our Nations colors become part of our home and tablescape design. Fly your flag high and break out the Red, White & Blue with these […]

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Mardi Gras Hurricane Cocktail Recipe { #SundaySupper }

“The world-famous Hurricane is a Pat O’Brien’s original. The cocktail is a sweet alcoholic drink consisting of rum, passion fruit syrup and limejuice. The drink originated in the 1940s because of the need to use up 50 cases of the less popular rum that the local distributors forced the bar to buy before getting the more popular scotch and whiskey liquors. […]

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