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Creamy Tofu + Lemon Herb Dip For a Modern Relish Tray

Modern relish trays have come along way from the simple glass platter your Grandmother served before family dinners however, the concept that you are serving items that tend to be on the lighter side still holds true.  all photo credits in this feature :: Tabitha Blue of the fresh mommy blog For most trays you […]

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Ideas for Christmas Bedding with cable knit blanket and red wool pillows on AnAppealingPlan.com by @KraylFunch #AnAppealingPlan #SeasonalLiving

How To Decorate Your Bedroom For Christmas

Every season I change out the bedding in our master bedroom to suit the changing temperatures and colors to suit the months ahead. I have bedding for summer, spring and fall, but until this year Christmas has eluded me… Yes, I would put a red pillow on the bed, tie a ribbon around the papier […]

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Refreshing Poolside Cocktail Recipe

There are few things I enjoy as much as sipping a refreshing cocktail poolside in the summertime. You can just imagine the pool boy serving them up and passing out chilled towels. This refreshing poolside cocktail recipe came about last weekend when my husband and I were at the pool and found ourselves out of […]

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The Tastiest Cilantro Margarita { #SundaySupper}

This Cilantro Margarita has a little twist on it – the ingredients are super fresh and I know you are going to love it. The main ingredients we are going to use in this cocktail are tequila, lime juice, homemade simple syrup, cilantro, kosher salt, and ice. We’re going to keep it clean and keep […]

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Setting An Easy Spring Tablescape

Ah Spring… we smell you in the air, we feel you on our skin, we have waited through the chilly nights and short winter days for you to arrive and finally spring is here. It is time to put away our winter coats, open up all the windows, sweep off the front porch and welcome […]

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Navy Bean and Kale Soup Recipe @AnAppealingPlan @kraylfunch DSC_5684 revised

Navy Bean + Kale Soup Recipe {#SundaySupper}

White Navy Beans and chicken broth form the base of this soup made with fresh kale, celery, carrots and tomatoes. Simmer this Navy Bean and Kale Soup on the stove and warm up the kitchen as well as your family for dinner time. According to lore…The navy bean got its current popular name because it was a staple […]

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How Does Karen Gillman of After The Band #CelebrateEveryday

In this interview with Karen Gillman, author of Life After the Band, we discuss An Appealing Plan, the book and how she finds ways to #CelebrateEveryday.   For the book launch I wanted to ask a few of my favorite people how they find ways in their busy schedules to celebrate everyday. The #CelebrateEveryday Interview […]

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The Paloma Cocktail

The Paloma Cocktail is a refreshing Mexican cocktail with grapefruit juice and tequila! Similar to a margarita but with a sweet tart twist of grapefruit. The paloma is a tequila-based cocktail, prepared by mixing tequila with a grapefruit juice and served over ice with a lime or grapefruit wedge. The glass may be rimmed with salt […]

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How Does Violette De Ayala #CelebrateEveryday

In this interview with Violette De Ayala we discuss An Appealing Plan, the book and how she finds ways to #CelebrateEveryday.   For the book launch I wanted to ask a few of my favorite people how they find ways in their busy schedules to celebrate everyday. The #CelebrateEveryday Interview Series is a collection of […]

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It’s All About the Pink. Tablescape Inspiration.

Setting a romantic table for two or for a girlfriends brunch can be pulled together quickly with just a few pretty pink items on hand. In this episode of An Appealing Plan TV I create a sweet tablescape complete with Pink flower arrangements and Pink Ombre XOX Sugar Cookies.   Pink large plates or chargers go […]

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Pink Rustic Flower Arrangement

In this segment of An Appealing Plan TV I create a pink rustic floral arrangement perfect for a pink themed table, a girlfriends brunch or a romantic valentines meal for two. Using a combination of pink flowers with various textures it is possible to create a romantic feeling centerpiece for your dining table or to […]

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Pink Ombre Sugar Cookies

Show your loved ones how much they mean to you with a special treat in their briefcase, lunch bag or as an after dinner treat. These Ombre XOX sugar cookies are chic, tasty and super easy to create. 1 – Begin with our basic sugar cookie recipe 2 – Cut the rolled dough using XOX […]

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How Does Lisa K Ford #CelebrateEveryday

  For the book launch I wanted to ask a few of my favorite people how they find ways in their busy schedules to celebrate everyday. The #CelebrateEveryday Interview Series is a collection of these interviews. Enjoy! Learn more + pick up your copy of An Appealing Plan here!     MORE ABOUT LISA K. FORD:: […]

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On My Bedside Table

  Sometime in November I went on a book binge but per usual life, and the holiday’s, took over leaving me with little time to do any real reading – even when I did have time I found myself falling asleep from exhaustion. So now I am back in the groove with a reinforced direction […]

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Gasparilla.Tampa DECORATING via @AnAppealingPlan #CelebrateEveryday

Gasparilla Pirate Fest Decor For Your Home + Bar

Gasparilla. Never heard of it? Neither had I before moving to Tampa, nor did I have any fondness for Pirate decor or for that matter own anything with a Jolly Roger on it. My how things have changed. {be sure to scroll down the entire page to shop this look} To give you a little […]

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Thank you 2014! Happy New Year 2015!

Thank you 2014! What a Year You Have Been! WOW! That is really the best expression I have to express everything that has transpired in 2014. What an amazing year it has been – I actually can not believe it is already December 31st – filled with challenges, too many learning experiences to count and […]

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New Year’s Eve Champagne Cocktails

Whether your New Year’s Eve plans include a large gathering or a more intimate evening for two, Champagne cocktails create a festive atmosphere that will last well past 12:01 am. Here are a few variations sure to add a signature touch to your evening, be sure to click through the links to see the full […]

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Homemade Organic Lavender Honey {#SundaySupper}

Perfect to make and keep on hand to add to hot tea or to add a wonderful natural sweetness to your favorite cocktail, this Lavender Honey is also the perfect gift from the kitchen to bring as a hostess or “welcome to the neighborhood” gift. Organic Lavender Honey INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup lavender flowers, organic or […]

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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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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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