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5 Valentines Day Tablescape Ideas

Just like searching for true love, there are SO many way to set the perfect Valentines Day tablescape I thought it might be best to pull together my favorite looks from over the years here on An Appealing Plan and from the mighty web it self to inspire you this season. Still one of my […]

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FEBRUARY 2016 downloadable calendar - AnAppealingPlan.com by @KraylFunch

February 2016 Printable Calendar

It’s here! Your February 2016 printable monthly calendar! This month we will celebrate :: Food + Wine Festivals, Valentines Day + Seasonal Decor Trends ! I hope it inspires you to celebrate everyday of this wonderful month + season! XO ~ Krayl {click here to download your February 2016 calendar + to automatically receive a […]

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Snowed In. Staying Cozy On A Snow Day.

This weekend as Jonas hit the Northeast and thousands of people where snowed in and homebound beneath 20 + inches of snow, we too grabbed our blankets, cuddled up on the couch, turned on the weather channel and imagined were snowed in. Perhaps its growing up in the Northeast, with the long grey winters broken […]

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December West Elm Event with @KraylFunch and @TabithaBlue - Holiday Entertaining Event at #WestElmTampa

A Lustrous Holiday Entertaining Event at West Elm

I love sharing ideas about holiday entertaining and even more when it is in a a beautiful and inspirational venue like a West Elm shop! Recently I co-hosted a Lustrous Holiday Event at the West Elm Hyde Park location in Tampa, FL where we offered ideas about incorporating trends into your holiday style such as […]

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Raspberry Mocktail Punch Recipe

I love my champers but when entertaining you must consider the needs of your guests and offer an non-alcoholic beverage. This Raspberry Mocktail Punch is fruity, festive and alcohol free.  A mocktail is great for non-drinkers as well as hydrating all your guests but be sure you don’t skip on flavor. Just because you are […]

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Creamy Tofu + Lemon Herb Dip For a Modern Relish Tray

Modern relish trays have come along way from the simple glass platter your Grandmother served before family dinners however, the concept that you are serving items that tend to be on the lighter side still holds true.  all photo credits in this feature :: Tabitha Blue of the fresh mommy blog For most trays you […]

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Easy Christmas Gift Wrapping Ideas

Wrapping Christmas gifts can be easy and chic with craft paper in white, chalkboard and traditional brown craft paper. Craft paper rolls are inexpensive and can be found in craft stores but also in office supply store and with the addition of a few clothes pins and yarn you can quickly create chic custom Christmas […]

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5 Tips for Hosting Your Own Friendsgiving Gathering

Thanksgiving with the family is as American as apple pie and ice cream – a true iconic American holiday. But in the 2000’s most of us live miles from our family and have adopted, what I like to call, a chosen family consisting of friends and neighbors – the people we frequently spend the majority […]

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Krayl’s Easy Holiday Cheese Board {#SundaySupper}

The holidays are almost here – literally they are only weeks away – and if you are considering entertaining at home now is the time to begin your holiday party menu. It may seem early but the sooner you pick your top go to appetizers the more relaxed you will feel about heading into the […]

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Krayl’s DIY Fall Themed Treat Bags

Have you ever wanted to be that person in the neighborhood who gave out the perfectly packaged treats at Halloween or the neighborhood Fall Fest? No? Me neither, until this year … For some reason I am on a mission to make my own treats and the pretty little bags to put them in. I […]

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OCTOBER 2015 printable calendar An Appealing Plan by @KraylFunch Seasonal inspiration for you home garden and gatherings

The October 2015 An Appealing Plan Printable Calendar

Download + Print Your October 2015 An Appealing Plan Calendar Here! This month we celebrate ::  Cool Weather Grilling Outdoors, Fall Foliage + Flavors and Halloween Decorating. I hope it inspires you to celebrate everyday of this wonderful month! Now available to download the October 2015 calendar with holidays. Full of seasonal inspiration + monthly reminders […]

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The Perfect Autumn Bellini Recipe {#SundaySupper}

Cooler temperatures and additional clothing layers have never stopped me from enjoying a chilled glass of champers. However, it does make me crave a slightly “warmer” version with spices such as cardamom and allspice found in this Autumn Bellini recipe.   Breakfast Apple-Currant Dutch Baby Pancake by The Weekend Gourmet Apple Swirled Pumpkin Yeast Bread […]

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Creating the Perfect Potluck Gathering

Planning a Fall Fete or just interested in doing more entertaining at home? A potluck gathering might just be the answer for you. Learn why I recommend hosting one and all my advice on my latest article for Inspired Home. Here are a few images to inspire you … I love to entertain at home. […]

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Grilled Georgia Peaches with Buratta + Prosciutto

Here’s the scene. A balmy August summer night, deep summer in the south. The Mr. has a dinner meeting for out of town business associates and isn’t due home for another few hours. On the way home I stop and pick up the last copy of The New York Times Wednesday edition. I usually get […]

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Grilled Chicken Bread Salad with Peas + Romaine

Do you know how many times I buy or receive a magazine in the mail, thumb through it dreaming of making at least one of the recipes, then put it on down never to be looked at again. A missed chance to recreate one of the many no-doubt fabulous recipes that the magazines editors and […]

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August 2015 Calendar with Holidays + Homekeeping Reminders

Download + Print Your August 2105 An Appealing Plan Calendar Here! This month we celebrate :: Savoring Summer in the Garden and In the Kitchen, Spending Time with Friends and Enjoying Time in Nature. I hope it inspires you to celebrate everyday of this wonderful month!   Now available to download the August 2015 calendar […]

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Fresh Herb White Bean Dip + #WestElmTampa Event

This past week most of us living in Tampa have been stuck inside by storm filled days and frequently flooded roadways, so I have to admit I was a little concerned about how the turn out would be for our West Elm “Summer Entertaining” workshop. To my delight, the room was filled with excited guests […]

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Grilled Mexican Corn Recipe with Blue Cheese

In the farm world of yester-year there is a saying “knee-high by Fourth of July”. It means all is well with your corn crop and the growth is on schedule. Well these days you can get fresh corn as early as Memorial Day – or year round in some parts – but the I still […]

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July 2015 Calendar With Holidays + Reminders

Download + Print Your July 2105 An Appealing Plan Calendar Here! This month we celebrate :: Fourth of July, Bastille Day, Summer Vacations, Recipes from the Garden and the Joy of Entertaining Outdoors. I hope it inspires you to celebrate everyday of this wonderful month! Now available to download the July 2015 calendar with holidays. […]

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