Dining Room Tables & Kitchen Tables?

One thing we did shortly after moving in our house was switch our dining room table with our kitchen table.  Our switch was more of an experiment, but I liked it so much we've kept it that way ever since. Recently I have spoken to several people who have done the same thing so I no longer think … [Read more...]

The Yummiest Raspberry Martini Recipe

Here it is! As promised, and served at my recent Dinner Party. These drinks are yummy, but first I must tell you: Here is what you will need: A martini shaker Ice (preferably crushed) Raspberry Vodka Razz-ma-tazz or other raspberry liquor Sour Mix (not "sweet & sour" mix) Squeeze of fresh … [Read more...]

{How to} Cook for a Dinner Party

    As promised I am back with more details on the menu I served for my recent Dinner Party. Here is the menu~ APPETIZERS Brown Sugar Dijon Brie Cheese & Cracker Plate MAIN COURSE Shrimp Scampi (from Barefoot Contessa) Feta Salad (brought by my friend Tracey) Focaccia … [Read more...]

Oh What a Night! {Dinner Party time!}

Wow...if you were wondering, the Dinner Party I had on Saturday was a great time! I am so glad I did it. I plan to do a follow-up post on just the food as I think my menu worked out perfectly and so I will share it in case anyone wants to replicate parts or all of it. (View my post on planning the … [Read more...]

It’s almost Party Time…

Yes, I have a lot to do for my party tonight..starting with making myself pretty and peeling many pounds of shrimp for the shrimp scampi, but here is a sneak peak of my tablescape. Check back monday for my follow-up post!   Thanks for stopping by! … [Read more...]

Planning a Dinner Party {& Printable}

I love to plan parties. Anyone who knows me knows that. In fact, I enjoy the planning, staging and getting ready for the party as much as actually being at one. { So, its probably no surprise that a portion of my business revolves around event design?} So, my parties have fallen off a bit in recent … [Read more...]

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