Category Archives: Entertaining

Create an Elegant Halloween Dinner Table On a Budget

Ever walk into a shop and forget what you walked in to buy? That happened to me when I saw a punch of white peonies at the florist.   Peonies in October are hard to find.  I bought a bunch. … Continue reading

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Try This Easy To Serve Summer Sangria

Summer is in full swing.  Enjoy the flavors of summer with a delicious peach and mango sangria that is easy to make and serve.  Williams-Sonoma Peach and Mango Sangria mix with a touch of tangy citrus makes everyday a sunny, … Continue reading

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How To Create A Welcoming Outdoor Entertaining Space

Outdoor spaces are an extension of the home.   Creating an outdoor dining area that is inviting and comfortable is easy if you find the right pieces. Make it functional to lounge, dine, entertain and linger with family and guest. … Continue reading

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Try This Super Easy Grilled Pineapple Dessert

Simple ingredients make the best meals.  Looking for a quick and easy healthy dessert?  I usually try to use what I have in the fridge before going out to the store.  Bingo! We had pineapples, mint from the garden and … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

We are counting down the days to Mother’s Day. This year we welcomed  Emily Smith into motherhood and her beautiful baby girl to our family. With Mother’s Day creeping up there a few Mother’s Day gifts that caught my eye … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Recipes

Over the past week, I’ve been nursing a sprained ankle and a cough. Feeling a little sad, I’m not able to attend the Architectural Digest Show because of my injury.  For now, I’m resting my foot.  With a little luck, … Continue reading

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Celebrate Life’s Moments With Caspari

The kitchen is the heart of our home.  There is always a lot of eating and cooking going on at home.  When the five of us get together, I sometimes get tired of loading the dishwasher and washing dishes.  I love … Continue reading

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Join Me Live On The Radio In Warwick, NY

Hi all! Christmas is just a few days away. Time for parties and entertaining.  You know I love a great tabletop, party idea and entertaining tip.  Tomorrow,  Tuesday 12/15, join me live on the Style Show hosted by Marina Case of The Red Shutters  right … Continue reading

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Power Monday: Stay Cozy In Plaid

It’s the holiday season!  Plaid, buffalo checks and tartan are all great for decorating our homes in festive spirit.  Traditional and stately these patterns shouldn’t be limited to decorating.  Have fun with plaid in fashion.  At the office or holiday party these two … Continue reading

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Make It A Fun and Safe Halloween

Oh, what a fun idea! A Halloween party that is glamorous and mysterious. No party here, just a nice dinner with my better half.    Have yourself a howling good time.  Happy Halloween! via one two three  

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