TURN AN EVERY DAY SPACE INTO AN ENTERTAINING SPACE

turn your everyday space into an entertaining space

Now that the holidays are behind us I’m ready to put my energy back into decorating our new house.  It’s taking a lot longer than it did when we bought our first house – I think I was done in about 2 months then, with every room furnished and decorated!  This time around I’m finding […]

Tropical Themed Party Ideas + FREE Printables

tropical themed party

Today we’re going to the Tropics for some fun in the sun and delicious food and drinks! Drink week continues with this Tropical themed party that was inspired by the yummy flavors of Seagram’s Escapes malt beverages, and when I received an email asking me to style a party around these drinks I was THRILLED, […]

Our Last Minute Summer Cookout + Recipes

summer cookout

Over the years I’ve hosted a lot of parties – casual, formal, themed – and they usually take weeks or months to pull together. The thing I’ve noticed though, is that some of the most fun parties have been the ones we pulled together at the last minute with a few close friends. Everyone has […]

“Recipe For Love” Bridal Shower

retro style "recipe for love" bridal shower

If you’re a fellow “creative” you know how you have your favorite projects, whether it’s a theme you loved working on, or some fantastic original idea, or great photography, etc. Well, right now this is mine. I loved designing this retro style “Recipe for Love” bridal shower for Celebrations several months back, and I’m sharing […]

Setting Up A Popcorn Bar

popcorn bar

A quick bit of info before I get into today’s post. As you know I’m working closely with Homes.com this year {a great fit since “home entertaining” happens at “home”- duh} and tomorrow evening {Thursday, Feb. 21, at 8pm EST} they’ll be hosting a chat on CREATIVE WAYS TO SAVE MONEY – something we can […]

Christmas Cocktail Party Ideas

Christmas cocktail party ideas

It’s official – we’ve decided to host our annual Christmas cocktail party, and the invitations are sent. Last year we did not host it because there were lots of transitions going on with jobs and moves and lives {friend’s, not ours} and it sort of seemed like the end of an era. After-all, we’ve been […]

Holiday Entertaining – Appetizers And Cocktails

appetizers and cocktails party

For me, Christmas is synonymous with decorating and entertaining, so when I had the chance to create a holiday party for Pier 1 using some of their items, I was thrilled! You know how I love to incorporate food as part of the party decor so pieces from their tasting party were “must haves” for […]