Grilled Rosemary Chicken Recipe

  Summertime is grilling time and chicken is a staple in most homes that own a grill. Try this citrus and rosemary variation this weekend to shake things up a bit. I think you will find it juicy and delicious! Rosemary Grilled Chicken INGREDIENTS 2 3–4-pound chickens, each cut into 4 pieces, 3/4 cup olive […]

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Recipes + Tips for a Fresh Summer Berry Cocktail Bar

The summer entertaining season is upon us and just as if mother nature could read our minds, so is the juicy summer berry season. How did she know? What a fantastic combination! And what better place to combine this match made in heaven than on the cocktail bar. Prepare to greet your warm weather revelers! […]

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It’s not what I do. It’s what I do, can do, for you.

Thoreau suggests you should: “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined.” But are you? Are you living the life you’ve imagined? Has the pursuit of your career dreams taken a toll on creating a balance in your personal time and environment? Of course you love your family, just as […]

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Style for your Business. Yes Please!

 

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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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Mother’s Day history and a gift for mom!

The idea for a “Mother’s Day” is credited by some to Julia Ward Howe (1872) and by others to Anna Jarvis (1907), who both suggested a holiday dedicated to a day of peace. Many individual states celebrated Mother’s Day by 1911, but it was not until Wilson lobbied Congress in 1914 that Mother’s Day was […]

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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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Celebrating Mom. Mother’s Day Solutions.

“I want to show Mom I really love her but due to my work schedule and family obligations, I really don’t have time to prepare for a brunch or lunch. What should I do?” Sound familiar? This was a recent panicked email from a client. I quickly responded to calm her nerves and we have […]

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Margaret Thatcher and My Three Year Painted Picture.

Time is a funny thing. When you are young you want it to go faster, each milestone seems to take for ever to arrive. You can’t wait till you are a teenager; your 21st birthday seems as though it will never arrive; 30 is forever away and old; why do 40 year old women even […]

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Last Minute Easter Entertaining & Tablescape Ideas

Entertaining friends and family for Easter Brunch or Dinner is a wonderful way to kick off the spring entertaining season. incorporating just a few easy tips you will feel confident about your hostess skills and head into a stress free holiday. #1: You Can’t Go Wrong with Flowers. Pick up a few bunches from your […]

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