Italian Themed Dinner Party Ideas

Italian themed dinner party

Hi friends! Today’s post is all about Italy and Italian food! As a member of World Market’s Trendsetter Tribe, I created an Italian inspired dessert recipe {plus details about the Italian Getaway Sweepstakes} a few days ago. This is part 2 of my Italian style dinner party, and it’s all about the tables! Using items […]

Ladies Night Chocolate Tasting Party

Ladies night chocolate tasting party

I’m excited to share this post as it’s the first ‘official’ party I’ve hosted in the new house, not to mention I got to work with….GODIVA TRUFFLES! Not a bad day at the office, right! Let me set this up for you. Godiva has a new line of truffle flights in several different flavor profiles […]

5 Party Themes For Fall Gatherings

Fall party ideas

Summer cookouts are great, but I love when it starts getting cooler and we can entertain in other ways.  This week on Homes.com I’m sharing 5 of my favorite Fall party themes – mostly based on food.  When you plan a party around the food it gives you focus and the guests know what to […]

Tips & Ideas For Hosting Girls Night In

casual girls night in

I’m all about a Girls Night In. I think one of the best things we can do for ourselves is to stay connected with our women friends on a regular basis. Up until the last couple of years {when almost everyone we knew here moved away} I was always part of a group {2 actually} […]

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, […]

Wine Time Ladies Night

ladies night wine time

I think I should go ahead and call this week “drink week.” It just so happens I have posts scheduled every day that are centered around entertaining with adult beverages, so let the fun begin! For this wine time ladies night I teamed up with Black Box wines to create a casual setting for the […]

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 […]