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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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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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Grilled Rosemary Chicken Double #AnAppealingPlan

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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#AnAppealingPlan Mint Julep Recipe fro Kentucky Derby Parties

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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Gratitude to the Home & Lifestyle Universe.

Some weeks are better than others. This happened to be a particularly challenging one for me. But hey, we all have them right? Then tonight I come home and what do I see, the bounty that this week has brought me in the mail. Town & Country, Martha Stewart Living, HGTV Magazine, Traditional Home and […]

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An Appealing Plan VDAY Tablescape Conversation Heart Placesetting

Show Your Valentine Some Tablescape Love!

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. VALENTINE’S DAY BREAKFAST TABLESCAPE Start the day off right. A DIY “Be Mine” note card placed on a breakfast […]

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#AnAppealingPlan Valentines's Dinner Romantic Tablescape

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 FOR YOUR ROMANTIC TABLESCAPE White Dinner Plate x 2 White Salad or […]

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Irish Cheddar-Whiskey Fondue. @girlichef #AnAppealingPlan

Easy Entertaining. Cheese Fondue for Two or Ten.

Entertaining. One simple word can create anxiety in some and joy in others. If you are in the first group, easy to follow recipes and simple tablescapes are your BFF. The below Recipe Teaser for Cheese Fondue falls in both categories; tastes great and will impress all your guests. {even if it is just your […]

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