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This category offers tips, inspiration and solutions for Spring Gatherings.

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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Stuffed Peppers - @KraylFunch

Stuffed Peppadew Peppers {#SundaySupper}

Recently I was introduced to Eating Rules and specifically to the #OctoberUnprocessed. {follow along with me on Twitter or instagram }First launched in 2009, the challenge encourages you to eat foods that pass the “kitchen test” and fall in the category of being unprocessed. Founder Andrew Wilder admits the definition of unprocessed varies person to […]

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themed centerpiece @AnAppealingPlan  Jelly Bean Bird Nest Tablescap

Easy Spring Jelly Bean + Birds Nest Centerpiece

To me, jelly beans are a sure sign of spring, that Easter is on it’s way. Create these fun jelly bean bird nest centerpieces using green moss, and other signs of spring, such as bunnies and butterflies.  In this short video for eHow.com I show you how to easily make a jelly bean centerpiece for your spring […]

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#AnAppealingPlan Mint Julep Recipe fro Kentucky Derby Parties

Cinco vs Derby. Lime vs Mint. The battle continues.

Kentucky Derby or Cinco de Mayo? Mint Julep or Margarita? It is an age-old question leading up to the first weekend in May. Well OK, maybe not age-old but still, a question that I  have asked every year in May during my adult entertaining years. Living in the North East most of my life Cinco […]

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