LITTLE RED CAR FIRST BIRTHDAY PARTY {Guest Feature}

little-red-car-birthday-party

What’s not to love about this little red car first birthday party? This guest feature was sent in by Wendy Larrauri from the Dominican Republic, and is stylish and chic with a dose of cuteness.  Wendy owns Moments by WL, and created this party for a client who wanted something elegant but fun for her […]

RED CARPET COCKTAIL

RED CARPET COCKTAIL

I’m about to wrap up this week’s Oscars party ideas with something to quench your thirst – a Red Carpet cocktail.  I’m actually hosting my own Red Carpet viewing party on Sunday with a bunch of girls, and I was of course inspired to create a drink that would echo the red color.  I started […]

5 SIMPLE STEPS TO CREATE A DESSERT TABLE

valentine's day dessert table

There’s no better way to celebrate Valentine’s day than with some sweet treats with your family… at least that’s what my kids think!  I swear, my daughter wishes she could live on sugar alone.  It is fun to indulge once in a while though, so I created this dessert table using 5 simple elements. I’m […]

9 IDEAS TO ADD RED & WHITE TO YOUR CHRISTMAS FESTIVITIES

9 ideas for a red and white christmas

This year I’ve been decorating with gold and silver in my own home yet I find myself still drawn to classic red and white.  It’s such a pretty combination and easy to incorporate into food and decor.  For everyone who loves this look as much as I do, I’ve rounded up 9 ways you can […]

Winter Ice Skating Party {Guest Feature}

ice skating party

I have to preface today’s guest feature by saying that I get a TON of emails that are product pitches, guest blogging pitches, press releases, etc. Most of it isn’t ‘share-worthy’ here for many reasons – either it doesn’t fall within our focus, it’s not our style, or they haven’t even read CAH and don’t […]

Mixed Berry Daiquiri Smoothie

mixed berry daiquiri smoothie

It feels like we’ve just been hit with the official summer heat and humidity here in Virginia, which means it’s time to break out the ice cold cocktails. I teamed up with Bacardi to try the new Light Strawberry Daiquiri drink and create something perfect for summer entertaining. Even though it’s great {and only 95 […]

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 […]