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The Modern Relish Tray {#sundaysupper}

    What exactly is a relish tray? Why should I serve a relish tray at my next entertaining opportunity? {speaking of entertaining… Let’s connect on instagram and share our entertaining images!} If you were born in the last 20 years, you may not have had the experience of Grandmom’s relish tray, but the vegetable […]

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Recipe Testers Needed For An Appealing Plan The Book

I am thrilled to be making a dream come true and to be working on my first book which includes tablescapes, floral arrangements, seasonal decorating ideas as well as many recipes. It will feature some of An Appealing Plan’s most popular cocktail and food recipes inspired by my family and mentors as well as my […]

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Happy Fourth Of July

Wishing you, your family and friends the happiest 4th of July! Enjoy the day grilling or doing garden work but be sure to take a moment to pause and remember just how amazingly lucky we are to live in America and have the freedoms that we so often take for granted. God Bless America!! Looking […]

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Passion to Print Day 15: PSA! Protect Your Berries

A few days ago I brought together friends and their families for a summer gathering on the river complete with crabs, corn, craft beer and a selection of summer berries. The beer, I expected to go quickly but the berries went even faster. First of all, can I say how amazing the setting was for […]

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Passion to Print Day 9: Behind The Scenes Summer Celebration

DAY 9!! How is this possible that we are already 9 days into the kickstarter project? Wasn’t it just Day 1??Time is flying by and my feelings of gratitude and love are doubling by the day. Your support has been amazing! Thank you. Today I am sharing a few behind the scenes images of our […]

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What is KICKSTARTER? + An Appealing Plan: The Book

For 30 days June 11 to July 11 2014, I will be holding a Kickstarter Campaign to help publish my upcoming book. I have received a few questions about how the program will work and thought that it would be helpful to share information regarding the process, site and how to get involved. If after you read […]

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What’s Your Favorite Position? Feng Shui for the Bedroom Design

I was recently interviewed for a news series that aired on FOX News called “Launch Your Libido”, with Dr Jo and Board Certified Clinical Sexologist Dr. Dae Sheridan regarding the ideal design for your bedroom as it relates to your relationship. We talked about color choices, fabrics + pillows, candles, a mixture of materials and […]

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Let’s Get Back In Touch…

Last week I was traveling for a client event and was also able to schedule a few meetings and dinners with friends while I was in the area. I had almost the entire week filled with projects, meetings or visits, very little downtime {except when I was lucky enough to stay overnight in a Bucks […]

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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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All The Flavor Without the Calories

Flavor without the calories: How to Lighten up your dishes with out sacrificing flavor. When entertaining or simply cooking for your family, usually we are most worried about our guests enjoying the food, right? It’s easy to go overboard on fat and calories when cooking for gatherings because we want to make sure that everyone’s […]

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