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Easy Spring Jelly Bean + Birds Nest Centerpiece

To me, jelly beans are a sure sign of spring, that Easter is on it’s way. Create these fun jelly bean bird nest centerpieces using green moss, and other signs of spring, such as bunnies and butterflies.  In this short video for eHow I show you how to easily make a jelly bean centerpiece for your […]

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Mardi Gras Hurricane Cocktail Recipe { #SundaySupper }

“The world-famous Hurricane is a Pat O’Brien’s original. The cocktail is a sweet alcoholic drink consisting of rum, passion fruit syrup and limejuice. The drink originated in the 1940s because of the need to use up 50 cases of the less popular rum that the local distributors forced the bar to buy before getting the more popular scotch and whiskey liquors. […]

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The Christmas Gram Cocktail Recipe {#SundaySupper}

This cocktail recipe is a part of the #SundaySupper Movement “Holiday Music/Movie/TV Inspired Recipes” Theme. And of course I went right to my favorite holiday movie Elf, for inspiration. If you are not familiar with the movie, I HIGHLY recommend watching it. It will become one of your favorites as well, I guarantee it. If […]

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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 recently featured in […]

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Christmas Table Decorations With Fruit & Nuts

Not all centerpieces need to be made from flowers. During the winter season there are a variety of fruits and nuts that become available in the farmers markets. Combining these natural elements with candles creates a beautiful display that can be made ahead of time and placed on your holiday table to greet guests. In […]

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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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Are you ready for overnight visitors? How to prepare your guestroom.

  An experienced host knows that entertaining doesn’t just happen around the table. The guest experience begins the moment you decide to invite visitors to gather. As it relates to the physical environment, it may include spaces away from your home or spaces around and in your home you may not at first consider such […]

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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”. I’m here to tell you, with just a few things in place you CAN entertain more with LESS stress. That’s right. You can be that girl. The one who is […]

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How to Prepare for Entertaining Guests: The Table 101

I am passionate about entertaining. Not only my own entertaining, but your entertaining as well. In this video I discuss items you should have on hand to set the table or buffet for your next gathering. “Help! I have a fear of hosting a dinner party and I don’t know where to start! “ If […]

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Join Us for a #GardenParty Chat.

  Join us this and every Wednesday at 8PM on twitter for a #GardenParty chat. The topic will vary each week, all based on Seasonal Gatherings + Gardens and focused on inspiring you to live the life you deserve. I hope you will join me there. Leave a comment below to suggest topics you are interested in […]

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