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Cilantro Margarita recipe perfect for a summer celebration Cinco de mayo, BBQ, neighborhood block party anappealingplan.com by @KraylFunch 14 1000x

The Tastiest Cilantro Margarita

This Cilantro Margarita has a little twist on it. With super fresh ingredients it is perfect for Cinco de Mayo, a neighborhood BBQ or just a girls night on the back porch. I know you are going to love it. The main ingredients we are going to use in this cocktail are tequila, lime juice, […]

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Entertaining Summer Style: Finds For Your Table

Memorial Day. Fourth of July. Labor Day. Three holiday weekends that are classic summer entertaining opportunities. You can almost feel the excitement building in the air as the dates approach. Our Nations colors become part of our home and tablescape design. Fly your flag high and break out the Red, White & Blue with these […]

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A Classic Blue + Silver Centerpiece

One of my favorite entertaining tips is for every host to have a “go-to” centerpiece or arrangement that they can easily pull together in a moments notice when friends or family give the word that they will be stopping by, or simply to have on your kitchen table to welcome you home each day. This […]

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Holiday Gram Cocktail Recipe via @AnAppealingPlan #SundaySupper #HolidayEntertaining Side 1000

The Christmas Gram Cocktail Recipe

If you are not familiar with the movie ELF starring Will Farrel, I HIGHLY recommend watching it. It will become one of your favorites as well, I guarantee it. If you are familiar with it, you may remember the scene where Buddy first meets his dad and sings his version of a Christmas gram. The […]

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Pumpkin Stamped Name Tags as Thanksgiving Table Placecards #FallDecor #Decorating #AnAppealingPlan

Easy Placecards for Your Thanksgiving Table

  Using hand stamped gift tags for your dinner place cards is an easy and fun way to add style to your Thanksgiving tablescape. SUPPLIES NEEDED: Hand Stamped gift Tags Corn Husk Ribbon Pen to write Guests Names Napkin Plate Using your guest list write the names of your guests on the back of a […]

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How to Prepare Your Bar for Entertaining Guests.

Is hosting anxiety keeping you from inviting friends and family over? Do you go to parties and think, “I could never do this at my house”. Once you learn how to prepare your bar for entertaining guests that stress with fade away! I’m here to tell you, with just a few things in place you […]

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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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Festive Tailgating: Tips & Recipes

FESTIVE WEEKEND TAILGATING    It is Football time again and although I have to admit, I don’t track the rankings until literally days before the actual Super Bowl, I do LOVE this time of year for the mere fact that there are so many opportunities to do what I love: Entertain. Getting together with neighbors and […]

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