Red, White, And Blue Eats

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To continue with our Stars & Stripes theme for Memorial Day (or 4th of July), here are some serving suggestions for your weekend cookout. Star fruit is the ultimate garnish for these All-American holidays! P.S. These would also be perfect for a beachy/tropical/coastal theme!  Wheather you serve kool-aid for the kids or more spirited concoctions […]

Stars & Stripes Forever – Patriotic Party Ideas

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 This weekend is the unofficial start to summer!! I decided to put together this outdoor party setting for any Memorial Day parties or 4th of July. And, of course, it is done on a budget! (see our slide show featured in the Richmond Times Dispatch here)  I spent about $7 at Michaels on paper, twine, a decorative […]

Take It Outside!

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So much rain this Spring has left me yearning for sunshine, warm breezes, and outdoor entertaining! Thanks to Martha, there is plenty to inspire you to take it outdoors. Who else would have ever thought to tie the flower to the OUTSIDE of the vase?! Placed on a shallow dish with water keeps the flower […]

Summer Entertaining

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Today I’m posting an article written by Jenna Lowe, Lifestyle expert for Karen Neuburger. But first I wanted to take a moment to give a big THANK YOU to all my followers and readers out there! I’ve been doing this blog thing for about 6 months now and it is amazing how connected you can […]

Earth Day Shot

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How’s this for the perfect Earth Day idea?! Serve a shot in a cucumber cup! Great way to add style and be Earth friendly. Cut a cucumber into 2 to 3-inch slices, then core out the center(with a melon baller or tiny scoop) leaving some in the bottom. Then fill with your favorite vodka or […]