Greek Themed Dinner Party

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Food and food themes are some of my favorite starting points for entertaining. Cinco de Mayo is all about Mexican dishes, a pizza party gives you reason to try new variations, an Asian theme takes you to the Orient, and a chili cook-off with a chili bar is a great way to get friends involved […]

New House = Housewarming Party!

housewarming party ideas

Exciting news today – we have a contract on a new house!! WOOHOOO!! After the craziest 2 weeks of house hunting, switching choices 3 times, and changing neighborhoods as a last minute “save,” we finally made our decision and was able to get all the things on our wish list {hardwoods throughout the main floor, […]

5 Steps To A Fabulous Awards Viewing Party

awards night party

Are you an awards night junkie like I am? I love this time of year when we have the Golden Globes one week, the SAG’s another, and then the Grammy’s, and Oscars to finish it off. I get so excited to tune into the red carpet pre-show and see what everyone is wearing {remember my […]

Host A Game Day Beer Tasting Party

beer tasting party

Time to make plans for the Super Bowl! We finally have the teams {San Francisco vs. Baltimore} and now it’s time to get your ideas together for a Super Bowl party. I’ve worked on a lot of football party ideas this past year, from setting up a tailgating party to a delicious chili bar, all […]

Inspired By This – Host A Cookie Bake-Off

cookie bake off

This weeks “Pinsperation” is not about styling or a recipe, but about a fun {brilliant} idea – hosting a chocolate chip cookie bake-off.  This idea comes from You Are My Fave, and I thought it very apropos since, ironically, I’ve seen a lot of posts lately announcing “the best chocolate chip cookie recipe ever.” Since […]

Winter Dinner Party Ideas – Black & White Plaid

new years eve bar

Looking forward to New Years Eve? This dinner party design I created for The Party Dress magazine is perfect for ringing in the new year or celebrating a special birthday. The idea was to work with a plaid theme, but I didn’t want to do the flannel, rustic, or traditional red that has been done […]

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 […]