Coffee & Doughnuts Bar With FREE Printables

coffee and doughnuts with FREE printable tags

I’m pretty sure one of the oldest forms of hospitality & entertaining that I was exposed to was coffee & doughnuts at Church on Sunday mornings. It was for the grown ups but if we were lucky, we kids might get a pinch of a doughnut before heading off to Sunday school. There’s something very […]

Ice Cream Dessert Bar

ice cream dessert bar

Let the summer celebrations begin with Memorial Day this weekend. I can’t believe it’s that time already, but the weather is begging for us to plan those outdoor parties. If you’re planning a Memorial Day party or any party for the season, I’ve set up a fun little ice cream dessert table idea on Homes.com […]

Ideas For Hosting A Garden Party

garden party ideas

I’m busy running around today for a project for SheKnows.com, but I still have some great party ideas for you.  Since this is the time  of year when flowers are beginning to bloom and the grass is nice and lush, why not host a Garden Party.  You don’t need a special occasion either, although Mother’s […]

Fun Ideas For Setting Up A Bourbon Tasting Bar

ideas for a bourbon bar

Saturday is the Kentucky Derby which kicks off the race for the triple crown. Although I’ve never been to the derby, I have been to a few steeple chases here in Virginia and in North Carolina, and I certainly love watching that iconic 2 minute race on the tv screen. With that in mind, what […]

How To Host A Stylish Cinco De Mayo Party

cinco de mayo party ideas

I don’t know anyone who doesn’t love Mexican food & drink, and celebrating cinco de mayo. It’s also the perfect time to host a ladies night gathering with a few girl friends, mix up some margaritas, and serve up the chips and salsa/dips. I had the pleasure of working with Sauza blue tequila to come […]

12 Amazing Cheese Table Displays

cheese tables

If you’re lactose intolerant you may want to look away now, because this post is full of some amazing cheese table displays. Cheese is as old as the ancient world and the flavors and origins are just as varied. Serve it as an appetizer, with dessert, or as a course all it’s own {after the […]

Spring Brunch Ideas & Recipe

Spring brunch

Has Spring sprung in your part of the country? After a very wet and dreary winter in Virginia I’m ready for some sunshine! I have some ideas and a coffee cake recipe to share that should have you marking the calendar and sending out invitations in no time. Read More…     For more inspiration, […]