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@AnAppealingPlan Fall Dinner Party White Pumpkins #CelebrateEveryday Table 1

White + Orange Mini Pumpkin Tablescape

I love the vibrant colors of Fall but really, is there anything better than those little white mini pumpkins? They just call out my name to be part of a Fall or Thanksgiving table setting. Keep it all white or mix them in with the mini orange pumpkins to create the perfect table to welcome […]

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First Signs Of Fall: A Gathering Tablescape

Unlike other seasons that loudly announce their arrival, Autumn quietly comes to us, each day slightly cooler, filling our gardens and tables with the warmer colors of nature.  Travel slows from the summer months but has not yet hit its’ holiday stride, it is the perfect time to host a Fall Gathering at home and […]

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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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Amy Sedaris Launches Tableware Line With Fishs Eddie

Like other TV celebrities recently featured on our #TableTopTuesday section, Amy Sedaris, the actress, author and D.I.Y. enthusiast, recently introduced a line of home accessories and entertaining supplies with New York-based Fishs Eddy. Her purposely limited, 10-piece collection for the eccentric housewares emporium includes dish towels, glassware, and serving bowls, with patterns and phrases adapted from her […]

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Passion to Print: The Final Day

It is has been almost a year since I sat down for a casual lunch simply to catch up with Heather Stalker, of Crave Creative Group, when during our conversation the spark of an idea of partnering to write a book came about. We scheduled another coffee date and we where off! Little did either […]

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Clinton Kelly + Macy’s {#tabletoptuesday}

I have been shouting from the rooftops that entertaining at home and dinning around the table are coming back in style and now one of my favorite male TV personalities, Clinton Kelly, has recently launched an amazing dinnerware line with Macy’s to put an exclamation point on my effort. You may know him from TLC’s […]

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The New Relish Tray @KraylFunch #AnAppealingPlan final 2

The Modern Relish Tray

  What exactly is a relish tray? Why should I serve a relish tray at my next entertaining opportunity? {speaking of entertaining… Let’s connect on instagram and share our entertaining images!} If you were born in the last 20 years, you may not have had the experience of Grandmom’s relish tray, but this vegetable filled […]

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Snack Time: Savory Vs. Sweet Recipes

It is the great debate in the world of snack foods. Which side of the foodie fence do you stand on? Savory VS Sweet? Olives VS Cupcakes?   For the last few weeks my world has become consumed by completing my first book, An Appealing Plan: A Year of Everyday Celebrations, and I have been neglect […]

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Recipe Testers Needed For An Appealing Plan The Book

I am thrilled to be making a dream come true and to be working on my first book which includes tablescapes, floral arrangements, seasonal decorating ideas as well as many recipes. It will feature some of An Appealing Plan’s most popular cocktail and food recipes inspired by my family and mentors as well as my […]

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