Category Archives: Entertaining

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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Everyday Occasions Giveaway

Hello October! Time for autumn comfort: apple cider, cozy throws, baking and entertaining at home. You know I love cooking and entertaining essentials.  Have you visited Jenny Steffens Hobick at Everyday Occasions?   I found Jenny on Instagram and immediately started following her blog.  Jenny … Continue reading

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Five Wallpaper Patterns To Update Your Walls

Wallpaper has come a long way since grandma’s house. The selections of wallpaper on the market today are amazing.  Sometimes finding the perfect pattern for the project could be overwhelming.  With a color design plan in hand, the patterns and color come together … Continue reading

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Entertaining: Ease Into Autumn

Colorful leaves and cool weather signal the arrival of autumn.  This time of year is great for entertaining and catching up with friends after a long summer. I love tabletop and gathering at the table to share appetizers or a full meal.  Time … Continue reading

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Good Old Fashion Fun

Not heading to the beach this weekend.  Gather some friends, pour the lemonade and have some good old fashion fun on a lazy weekend afternoon.  Kids and adults will enjoy  these fun  games available at One Kings Lane.   It will be hard to pick just one. … Continue reading

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Ivy’s Kitchen: Summer Salad

Summer salads are easy to put together and delicious.  These three salads are a few of my favorite to prepare at home.  Hope you enjoy them. Spring mix salad, grilled shrimp, candied walnuts, and apples. Marinade for shrimps: olive oil, parsley, crush … Continue reading

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Turn A Rainy Day Into A Sunny Day

On rainy Tuesday, a cup of tea and pretty images on Pinterest make it a more enjoyable.  How do you turn a rainy day into a sunny day at home? image 1-2, 3

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Treasure Hunting With Eddie Ross At Pine Hill Farm

Driving nearly two hours for an estate sale may seem too far for most people.  However, this was no regular estate sale.  It was Eddie Ross’ estate sale.  Yes, that Eddie Ross, Senior Style Editor of Martha Stewart Living and Associate Editor … Continue reading

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Happy Memorial Day!

Happy Memorial Day! Thanks to all our military and their families for their service.

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Celebrating 40 Years Of Fabulous by Steven Stolman

John Rosselli and Bunny Williams hosted a cocktail party in celebration of Steven Stolman’s new book 40 Years Of Fabulous, released on May 1st by Gibbs Smith.  The book chronicles more than four decades of interior design at the Kips Bay … Continue reading

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