Seasonal Decorating: Styling a Spring Coffee Table

Dilemma: “I want to bring the feeling of Spring into my home decor but my budget is small and my available time is even smaller. Can you help me?” Solution: I hear this dilemma quite a bit during workshops and classes. You want to refresh your home each season, and although you want it to […]

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Entranceway Design: Bamboo As a Structural Element in Vero

On a recent trip to Vero Beach, FL we stopped into Gloria Estefan’s hotel and restaurant, Costa de Este on the beach. Although the day was cool and overcast the staff at the pool bar was welcoming and gracious, the drinks and view were delicious. The restaurant was not yet open for dinner but the […]

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Family Style Tablescape: Houston’s Chicken Tortilla Soup {#SundaySupper}

During the time I commuted from Bucks County, PA to work in New York we would always make it a point to keep our schedules open on Tuesdays to ensure we could get out for lunch. Why? Because Tuesdays are the only day Houston’s serves it’s Chicken Tortilla Soup. You may think, how can one […]

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Nothing great has been & Nothing great can be accomplished without passion. ~ G.W.F. Hegel

Nothing great has been & Nothing great can be accomplished without passion. ~ G.W.F. Hegel What is your PASSION?  Let us know below.

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A little TGIF reminder to my business ladies.

Never get so busy making a living, that you forget to make a life. Be sure to enjoy this weekend and appreciate the life you are creating. ~ krayl

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Show Your Valentine Some Tablescape Love!

HAPPY VALENTINES DAY!   Valentines Day is more than just about a romantic dinner. Show the ones you love, how much you care for them at each meal of the day. These tablescape inspiration work for breakfast, lunch and dinner. BREAKFAST Start the day off right. A DIY “Be Mine” note card placed on a […]

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A Romantic Table For Two Please

Creating a romantic tablescape for Valentines Day Dinner, Breakfast or Lunch can be easy.  Using your standard white plates and the addition of a few items from your local craft store your table will be ready in no time. WHAT YOU WILL NEED: * White Dinner Plate x 2 * White Salad or Accent Plate […]

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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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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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