A Birthday Party and a Cake Experiment
This family birthday dinner featured whimsical mixed china, a spring container garden, and a syrup-infused orange rum cake.
The Centerpiece that the Squirrel Planted
Summer’s Last Dinner Party
When we planned this late-summer patio party, we didn’t stop to think about how early it gets dark in September, or how cold it gets after the sun goes down. We found some quick solutions so our party could still go on.
Small Table Solutions for Holiday Dinners
Dining room tables and family celebrations come in all sizes – even small. This post shares a few tips for decorating a small table without sacrificing precious space.
A Simple DIY Patio Tablecloth
Want to change the look of your round patio table fast, and on budget? Check out this easy and practical idea.
2016 Summer Style Boards
Getting your garden ready for entertaining? Check out these summer style boards for fresh ideas for your outdoor living space.
A Pretty Birthday Brunch
Using vintage linens, whimsical china, and good old grocery store carnations, I had fun setting the table for my mom’s birthday brunch.
Three Ways to Simplify Party Hosting
Hosting a party doesn’t have to be stressful. With a little advance planning, you can relax and enjoy your party. To access the post, click on the photo.
Six Tips for a Memorable Tablescape
It’s fun designing a tablescape, and so easy with these six tips.
Entertaining on a Shoestring
When planning a memorable event for your guests, it’s more important to have a little creativity than a lot of money. Check out my three ideas for entertaining on a budget.
Saying Goodbye in Style
Another time creativity comes in handy is when we lose a loved one and are faced with planning a fitting farewell. A cookie cutter memorial was out of the question when we planned a Goodbye to a Special Lady.
An Elegant, Casual Dinner Party
And in this post, my mother, Erika, plans a fun and casual fall dinner party.
English Manor House Rules
Mom also gives us a few pointers on setting a formal table – and also some amusing stories from her days working in an English manor house in the 1950s.
A Pest-Free Patio Party
Pests ruining your outdoor parties? Check out these tips.
Entertain in Style with Your Own Custom-Made Tray
Can’t find a serving tray you like? Make your own from an old cookie sheet.
A DIY Holiday Cake Stand
Elevating food at varying heights really adds elegance and interest to a party’s food table. I had fun making this easy DIY cake stand, and finished it in time for my holiday party.