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Chocolate Triple Chip Cookies #cookieswap

If you have been on this site before you may have noticed that desserts, and really sweets in general, are not really my thing. Even in my new book, An Appealing Plan, you only find a handful of dessert recipes in the entire book. Ask me for a reccomendation for a savory tart or a […]

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An Appealing Plan :: Desiree East #CelebrateEveryday

‘The artist’s task is to save the soul of mankind…’ Terrence McKenna    For the book launch I wanted to ask a few of my favorite people how they find ways in their busy schedules to celebrate everyday. The #CelebrateEveryday Interview Series is a collection of these interviews. Enjoy!Buy your copy of An Appealing Plan […]

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Homemade Organic Lavender Honey {#SundaySupper}

Perfect to make and keep on hand to add to hot tea or to add a wonderful natural sweetness to your favorite cocktail, this Lavender Honey is also the perfect gift from the kitchen to bring as a hostess or “welcome to the neighborhood” gift. Organic Lavender Honey INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup lavender flowers, organic or […]

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New Autumn Chic Golden Gourd Tablescape For Opera Tampa

What can be more fun than a picnic in the park? A picnic in the park with an opera show and a tablescape competition of course – well at least fun for me anyway. At the recent Opera Tampa Picnic In the Park event held in Curtis Hixon park, for the first year they included […]

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An Appealing Plan :: Tabitha Blue of Fresh Mommy Blog #CelebrateEveryday

 For the book launch I wanted to ask a few of my favorite people how they find ways in their busy schedules to celebrate everyday. The #CelebrateEveryday Interview Series is a collection of these interviews. Enjoy! Buy your copy of An Appealing Plan today!     Tabitha has been named Tampa Bay’s most influential mommy […]

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Books Begin To Ship + Signing Events Announced

Hello Eager Supporters! Thank you so much for your support and patience on this project, it has meant the world to me! After 3 color and cover revisions {much support, several unexpected delays and few tough days} the final book is ready!! I receive a small promotional run to send to publisher, book stores, etc… […]

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Your Secretary Is Not Your Event Planner

  What? You say? But he/she worked on planning our office party last year? Or perhaps even struggled through organizing your corporate client dinners. But would you ask your accountant to plan or style your events? Most likely not and I imagine if you did they would simply stare at you {a few worried they […]

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Holiday Planning Essentials Webinar: Harvest + Thanksgiving

  Are you hosting Thanksgiving this year? Planning a Harvest Dinner party? Or perhaps your are simply looking to bring this season of bounty into your home with seasonal decor. As much as we love the holiday season it can be a little overwhelming when it comes to juggling work, family, the house and all […]

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#CelebrateEveryday :: Day 1

There are 365 days in the year, how many of them are you celebrating? Join me as I commit to finding something in everyday to celebrate. Follow #CelebrateEveryday and be sure to spread the celebration by pinning and sharing the love. Today, it’s time to drink champagne and dance on the table! Who’s joining me?? […]

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Oscar de la Renta: The Value of a Life Lived Well

Although the majority of my posts revolve around entertaining, interior design, seasonal decorating, etc… I am personally and professionally {as are many home + event stylists} inspired by the world of fashion, so the news of the passing of Oscar de la Renta was more than saddening to me. De la Renta impacted style for […]

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