DIY :: Make a Pennant Banner for Tailgating

diy tailgate banner

When I looked at the calendar yesterday and realized it’s the end of September I was literally in shock. What happened to the rest of the year? Seems like I was just blogging about Valentine’s Day! In reality we’re right in the middle of football season – I know because my facebook feed is full […]

Make Chocolate Drizzled Potato Chips

chocolate drizzled chips

I’ve got a quick and easy idea for you today, and it’s going to appeal to all the “sweet & salty” lovers. It’s these super easy chocolate drizzled potato chips. These were originally seen here, but sometimes an idea is so good it just needs to have a space of its own, so it gets […]

9 Red Wine Picks for Fall Entertaining

9 red wines for fall

I’ve mentioned before that I like to switch to red wine in the Fall. It just feels more comforting, maybe because the serving temperature is higher and warms you up rather than “cools you down” like a white wine in summer. We love trying new wines and Pinot Noir and Petite Syrah {or Shiraz} are our […]

Romantic Styled Bridal Shoot {Guest Feature}

styled bridal shoot

The rich colors and gold leaf details in today’s guest feature are truly inspiring. This styled bridal shoot by Tiffany Santini-Rousseau for Vita Photography is simply gorgeous and speaks to my romantic side. The location is a private estate in LaSalle, Ontario and would be just perfect for an intimate wedding. Floral designer Cori Heer […]

Al Fresco Dinner Party Menu with Recipes

menu and recipes

Yesterday I shared the setting for a First Fall dinner party al fresco that I did for Jacuzzi® brand, and today I’m sharing recipes for the menu. I’m a believer that any entertaining opportunity should be well rounded and balanced, and as such the food should compliment the setting and vice versa. I put together a […]

Welcome Fall with a Dinner Party Al Fresco

First Fall dinner party

Today is the first full day of Fall and I have the perfect post for you! If you’re anything like me, you don’t need much of a “reason” to entertain and get together with friends or family. This is the time of year when the weather is just the right temperature by day, a little […]

Make-Your-Own Mini Dump Cakes :: Party Idea & Recipe #PartyReddi

mini dump cakes

I have such a fun and delicious idea to share with you today, and it’s more than just a recipe. It’s also a great interactive party activity for older children. Once again I’ve partnered with Reddi-wip to bring you party ideas and get you #PartyReddi, and this idea is fantastic {if I do say so my self}. […]

Make-Ahead Sausage Egg Bake

sausage egg bake

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Entertaining, or even putting a well rounded meal together, can get a little tougher once you have kids. Actually, planning a party or get-together was a nice diversion from the every day routine, when my kids were little. It does take a little more planning and ‘doing ahead’ though. And […]

10 Pumpkin Spice Infused Recipes for Fall

pumpkin spice recipes

Have you jumped on the Pumpkin Spice flavor wagon yet, this season? I know as soon as soon as the Pumpkin Pie Spice flavored creamer hits the grocery store shelves, it’s in my shopping cart! For this months partner post with International Delight, I’m sharing the love with 10 recipes to “spice up” your Fall […]

Entertaining With… Feature on CAH

entertaining with Chris Nease

I always feel honored when someone wants to do a spotlight on me/Celebrations At Home, so when Occasions approached me for their “Entertaining With…” series, I was happy to oblige! The feature is all about my entertaining style and should be a fun read if you’re interested in knowing more about me. I hope you’ll […]