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Fresh Eats Radio Guest Feature

I love twitter. I can’t help it. I know it may not be the best use of my time and in fact I frequently can’t believe how fast an hour can pass by when I simply log on to answer a question, or retweet something I like. However, in those lost hours are moments of […]

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Food Talk Radio Interview

The other day I was invited to come on as a guest to Food Talk Radio 820 AM – recently named Best Local Foodie Radio Show by Creative Loafing – to talk about cooking, entertaining, tablescapes and yes my favorite topic … the importance of celebrating everyday. If you missed it, here is a replay […]

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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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Oscar de la Renta: The Value of a Life Lived Well

Although the majority of my posts revolve around entertaining, interior design, seasonal decorating, etc… I am personally and professionally {as are many home + event stylists} inspired by the world of fashion, so the news of the passing of Oscar de la Renta was more than saddening to me. De la Renta impacted style for […]

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Feature in Spring 2014 Southern Holiday Life

As many of you know I am a recent transplant to the Southern part of the U.S. and have been learning about the culture, architecture, horticulture and hospitality on a daily basis over the last few years since my move, so when I was contacted by Southern Holiday Life Magazine and asked to submit a few […]

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A Posh New Year’s Eve Entertaining Tablescape

New Year’s Eve is one of my favorite holidays and the perfect excuse to set a festive table. Whether you are hosting a dinner party for 20 or preparing a romantic dinner for two, a perfectly set table will set the tone for the entire night. My White & Metallic tablescape was featured in Tampa […]

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Finding Your Balance: From the Board Room to the Dining Room

ABOUT The women speak out during this 12 week interview series featuring professional women building their careers, connections and creative environments. During the 30 minute LIVE interviews taking place October 1st – December 17th you will find out how these women find balance in their busy lives, juggling careers and personal time. Each interview will […]

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Last Minute Tips and Crafts for Making Mothers Day Special.

Sure you should have planned ahead.  But in case you didn’t check out these tips for making Mother’s Day extra special. Mother’s Day: Last Minute Tips to Show Mom Your Appreciation Mom Comes First, Period. It is mom’s special day. Make sure you are actually doing what SHE wants to do. –          Breakfast in bed […]

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An Appealing Plan ABC Action News Eco Fest 2013 (2)

ABC Action News Segment to Support Eco Fest 2013

    Krayl Funch of An Appealing Plan and Brian Potts of Porchside Coffee, were in the ABC Action News Studio to help support the upcoming Eco Fest 2013 on the Learning Gate Community School campus.   As mentioned in the short video there will be family activities and workshops throughout the day. For the second year An […]

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PRETTY + TABLESCAPE = LOVE!

WHEN: WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 06 | 07:00 PM WHERE: DATZ  2616 South Macdill Ave / Tampa, FL 33629 WHAT: PRETTY + TABLESCAPE = LOVE A pretty table can melt hearts, setting the mood for a truly romantic meal. Whether it will just be two love birds or a group dinner for “The Lonely Hearts Club”, join […]

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Shop Small and Local

Saturday November 24, 2012 is Small Business Saturday. Started by American Express has become a national day to celebrate, support and shop the small local businesses in your community. The SBA.gov site provides businesses with tips and advice on making the most of this day.: https://www.sba.gov/about-sba/sba_initiatives/small_business_saturday_2014 American Express provides a $25 statement credit when you […]

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Remembering Julia Child

The below post was orginally seen in its entireity on HFN website. Cheers Julia! Julia Child would have turned 100 on August 15. She had an enormous impact on the housewares industry, and years after her passing she still elicits fond memories from people who knew her. Here, HFN celebrates the culinary icon, and those […]

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Macy’s vs. Martha Stewart Case Update

The below post was re-posted from HFN Magazine in their newsletter dated 7.16.12. NEW YORK-Macy’s has been granted a preliminary injunction in its lawsuit against Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (MSLO) over the agreement between MSLO and J.C. Penney to offer certain Martha Stewart home products in J.C. Penney stores and online. After a hearing on Friday, according to […]

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Entertaining In the Heat: Video ABC

FIRST THINGS FIRST: SAFETY CHECK Getting together with friends and family is the perfect way to spend summer evenings and weekends but being aware of safety concerns will make you the ultimate host. –          Keep in mind the ages of your guests and their needs; both young and old. –          Consider moving your event inside […]

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