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Creating an easy Holiday Centerpiece with flowers and candles with by @KraylFunch full veiw COVERimage

Creating an Easy Holiday Centerpiece with Flowers + Candles

To me flowers make the table! I like to use unexpected vessels for my arrangements but occasionally they aren’t water tight. Here is my quick fix for that and a how-to for creating an easy holiday centerpiece with flowers and candles using a few of my favorite greens – Seeded Eucalyptus and Boxwood clippings as […]

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Krayl’s Nature Inspired Tablescape for A Fall Gathering

  Fall is a season for falling – falling leaves, falling temperatures and for me, a time to fall back in love with your home. What better way to reconnect than to set the table, light a few candles and invite friends to gather around for a casual late afternoon meal of seasonally inspired comfort […]

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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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White + Orange Mini Pumpkin Tablescape

I love the vibrant colors of Fall but really, is there anything better than those little white mini pumpkins? They just call out my name to be part of a Fall or Thanksgiving table setting. Keep it all white or mix them in with the mini orange pumpkins to create the perfect table to welcome […]

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Go Ahead Play With Your Food. Super Bowl Dip Centerpiece

“Go ahead… Play with your food! Super Bowl Dip ideas.” Tweet this. What do we love more than the actual Super Bowl? Super Bowl food of course. Show your spirit on your table creating centerpieces made with food. This spin on the traditional guacamole dish pairs well with the always popular Blood Mary Bar! Mix […]

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Use Lanterns To Add Warmth to Your Thanksgiving Entranceway

I love to use lanterns to decorate a Fall or Thanksgiving entranceway. The flickering candle light to lights the way for Thanksgiving guests and adds warmth to any Fall Entranceway. You may already have a lantern or two at home, bring them out from storage, or you may need to head out and grab one […]

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A Bountiful Fall Entranceway

Fall Entranceway design is one if my favorite services and topics. {interested in learning more about my design services? Set up a FREE telephone consultation by visiting the contact me page here} This time of year is all about the bounty and harvest of the season, so head to your local farmers market and create […]

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Cranberry Anise Syrup Recipe

Looking for a syrup to flavor desserts, cocktail and your cheese tray, this Cranberry Anise Syrup has the perfect level of sweet, bitter and spiciness to compliment your fall and winter recipes. Place it in an attractive glass jar, tie a ribbon on it and you have a hostess gift to bring along to your […]

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Decorating the Front Door for Thanksgiving Harvest

In this video for eHow I discuss how to decorate the Front Door for Thanksgiving or Harvest Dinner. This is something you can easily do even  if you live in an apartment. Decorating your front door for Thanksgiving  and harvest is an easy seasonal decorating project you can do to bring the Fall & Harvest season […]

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How To Make A Thanksgiving Showpiece {VIDEO}

In this video for eHow, I discuss how to make a Thanksgiving showpiece. This harvest display can be placed on your dining room table, your hallway, your entrance table, and will bring life and color throughout the entire season. Click image above or Click this link to watch the video: How to Make a Thanksgiving Showpiece — powered […]

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10 Tips For A Winning Superbowl Buffet

Super Bowl entertaining is just hours away, you have probably have already invited guests and planned your menu, or perhaps you just decided to have guests over moments ago. Whichever the case may be, the below tips are sure to make you an MVP Host. Actually watching the big game is only half the fun.  […]

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Ready for the Game Day? A Few Favorite Super Bowl Recipe Finds.

Attend a Game Day Gathering and 90% chance there will be Chicken wings  on the menu. Try this recipe spotted on The Daily Meal for high flavor, low fat version with out the guilt by Tosca Rena. Ultimate Baked Artichoke And Spinach Dip spotted on Huffington Post by chef and food blogger Jennifer Segal of Once Upon […]

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Hosting a Brunch Gathering? Consider this Farro Salad Recipe.

Hosting a brunch for friends and family can be an easy way to start entertaining at home. Expectations are usually not as high when compared to a dinner gathering and the overall feel can be anywhere from casual to formal, it is up to you! Consider serving a variety of hot and cold items that […]

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Placesettings Explained

Although we live in a less formal world where pretty much anything goes when it comes to setting your table, it is always best to start with a knowledge of the proper way to do anything. Once you understand the proper etiquette of how to set each place setting you can manipulate it to achieve […]

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