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

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Fresh Lime, Grapefruit + Mint Rum Cocktail

Cinco de Mayo, Memorial Day or any Summer holiday gathering call for cocktails that are a refreshing blend of all the season has to offer! Fresh squeezed lime and grapefruit juices muddled together with just picked mint create a tasty fresh citrus rum cocktail perfect for entertaining or simply cooling off with your toes in […]

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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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The Ultimate Summer Solstice Cocktail

For me there are two culinary reminders that the Summer Solstice is here – lemonade and lavender. I still can hear the calm voice of the Country Time Lemonade commercials from the 80’s letting us all know that “summer is just a short 94 days long this year…”, those precious fleeting days of warmth and feeling free, […]

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