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Strawberry Shortcake with red flags fresh whipped cream red strawberries is the perfect dessert for a summer BBQ Memorial day, Fourth of July, Labor Day @KraylFunch AnAppealingPlan.com 29

Easy Strawberry Shortcake + Homemade Whipped Cream

The saying goes “nothing is more American than Apple Pie” – I beg to differ! To me fresh strawberries and whipped cream sitting on top of shortcake screams Americana and summer more than the pie in question. This easy strawberry shortcake with homemade whipped cream will have you whistling God Bless America {or perhaps..Summertime by […]

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Homemade Coconut Cake from scratch with frosting and coconut flakes. Yellow tullips for a spring tablescape - easter, mothers day, christaning #AnAppealingPlan.com DSC_6899r

Homemade Coconut Cake From Scratch – Even the Frosting

Let’s be real, is there anything prettier than a homemade coconut cake from scratch set out for a Spring gathering? Those pure white coconut flakes on the frosting remind of a newly born little bunny tail or a spring lamb in the field – fluffy white and pure. To complement the freshness, bring nature to […]

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The Pretty Peacock Cocktail via AnAppealingPlan.com by Krayl Funch A perfect cocktail for spring and summer gatherings featuring Pavan and edible flowers. 52

The Prettiest Spring Cocktail :: The Pretty Peacock

Spring flowers are not just to be kept in the garden – bring them to the table by adding them to your favorite Spring cocktail recipes. This Pretty Peacock cocktail gets it’s name from the Pavan Liqueur as well as the additional bright colors of edible flowers floating on top. The lovely combination of flavors […]

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Bourbon Bacon Deviled Egg Recipe from AnAppealingPlan.com via @KraylFunch (16) revised

Bourbon Bacon Deviled Eggs

Deviled Eggs recipes have traditionally varied greatly by ingredient mainly regionally, however in the last few years they have become more and more adventurous all across the nation with the addition of new flavor profiles. These Bourbon Bacon Deviled Eggs keep the filling clean with just a few ingredients to let the Bourbon Bacon flavor […]

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White Linen with Pussywillow and Green ribbon on white plate -  Napkins Nature Inspired Napkin Rings for a spring gathering - easter, mothers day AnAppealingPlan

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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Spring Bulb Centerpiece In Gold Urn via @AnAppealingPlan by @KraylFunch (18 revised thumb)

Spring Bulb Centerpiece

Forcing Spring bulbs to create a centerpiece brings the cheeriness of the outdoors inside, but requires you to plan weeks ahead to properly prepare the bulbs. This quick short cut creates the same look in a fraction of the time. Add this Spring bulb centerpiece to your Easter, Mothers Day or other Spring gathering tablscape and […]

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Homemade Organic Lavender Honey #AnAppealingPlan via @KraylFunch

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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Tampa Bay Metro Joy of Entertaining cover

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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