Styling plates with a little glam…

Over the weekend I styled some pretty plates I selected from Plate Shoppe. They are my new blog sponsor and I spoke about them recently. I was in need of new plates especially because I am kind of clumsy and tend to break a lot of dishes, which ends up leaving with me mismatched items. It’s great that…

Sponsor Spotlight: Plateshoppe.com colorful tabletop plates and platters

Introducing you to my newest sponsor Plate Shoppe, which has fun and colorful plates and platters perfect for any occasion to spruce up your tabletop! Created by Gail Sarasohn who left the fashion industry after 10 years to refocus her love of color and design. Plate Shoppe offers break resistant durable, non-toxic, dishwasher safe plates. The best…

Holiday Cocktails and beverages…

Christmas is next week so here is a round up of alcoholic cocktail options for your holiday entertaining… Even if you’re simply pouring wine out of the bottle, you can jazz up any non alcoholic or spirit with pretty garnishes. Freeze grapes and cranberries to replace ice cubes, add pomegranates, raspberries or cranberries to the…

Pool Party Essentials plus Flamingo Pool Float Giveaway

This weekend the weather was beautiful and we hit our first 80 degree day yesterday. Since Memorial day is in a few weeks I figured I would compose a list of pool party essentials. Keep guest entertained by renting a projector and showing a movie at night… I think it’s a cute idea to use…

Pt 2 of Holiday Party Ideas: Casino Board Game Night

I love a good old-fashioned game night. Throw in cocktails and dress up attire and you’re on your way to a fun filled Vegas themed party. I am buying a condo and one of the first things I want to host is a game night. It would be awesome if I knew a blackjack dealer…

Tuesday’s Tips: eliminate stress by having a hostess storage cabinet or drawer

I think the best thing you can do is have a hostess drawer, china cabinet, or closet that contains everything you will need to host an event. You would include itema like patterned straws, tablecloths and linen, napkins, napkin rings, table runners, unscented candles, gold or fancy flatware, cupcake holders and cake stands, wine glasses, basically…