Setting The Scene For 4th Of July – 15 Fantastic Parties

red, white and blue party ideas

Today I’ve rounded up some of my favorite decorated parties for the 4th of July. I think there’s something for everyone, from vintage to modern. There are some fun unique twists too, like a pie party, a tailgating party for watching fireworks or going to the park, and a party with a nautical touch. There […]

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 […]

Set Up A Mojito Bar

set up a summer bar

Do you have big plans for the holiday weekend ahead? Don’t forget to serve a signature drink! I found this very cool “Make your own Mojito” bar on The Den by Big Leo {as published in BHG magazine} and just had to share it with you all. It’s a perfect example of setting up a […]

Ice Cream Dessert Bar

ice cream dessert bar

Let the summer celebrations begin! 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 bar idea to inspire your summer entertaining. The idea is […]

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 […]