Tuesday’s Tips: 4 easy ideas for hosting dinner parties

It’s not really rocket science but a couple helpful reminders when hosting a dinner soiree. With Thanksgiving and friendsgiving parties to host, one may rack their brain thinking of all the details. You want to do as much as you can in advance. I know you’re thinking no sh!t sherlock….but you will be surprised at…

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…

Happy Mama’s Day…

Hope you mothers out there are enjoying your day. Here is an absolutely gorgeous tablescape and party by Lillian Hope Designs. See more of the deets and free printables over on Karas Party Ideas. Don’t forget to enter the flamingo pool float giveaway simply by telling me your pool party must have in this post. Picking…

My Christmas tablescape…

Using Sparkle and Dine‘s faux ostrich runner and mercury glass candle holders, I created a little tabletop decor with other things from around my home. The branches are from Michael’s.

QOTD: Do you dress up for the holidays?

I think this time of year is great for fashion. No other time can you get away with wearing sequins in the day and extra sparkle. Double statement necklaces? Why not. A tulle skirt? Rock it. However a lot of festivities are casual. For all of the house hopping I do, the atmosphere is comfortable…always…

Caramel apple cocktail recipes plus a fall tablescape…

It’s October: a time for all things apple. Most people rave about pumpkin this and pumpkin that, pumpkin patches, pumpkin flavors, pumpkin seeds & pumpkin carving but I am all about the apples. From apple crisps to apple nachos, even apple picking. (Apple nachos are an easier version of caramel apples that I do annually…

Tropical Wedding Inspiration

Saw this image pinned and love thw details Jonathan Canlas captured with gis lens of Green Honolulu’s floral design. What a magical tropical setting. See more on style me pretty. Nothing cheesy or gimicky just pretty inspiration… {images via wedding wire, Aaron Delesie, Lisa Vorce, Mindy Rice, Style Art Life photography, Little Island Design & style me…

Monday Morning Inspiration 6.9.14

I have been beating myself up because I haven’t been as productive as I should. Nice weather kind of trumps getting anything done but this week I am not going to allow myself time for leisure until I cross off some main things from my task list. One thing that has slacked is my blogging….

My Tablescape Using New Spring Designs from Hen House Linens…

Hen House Linens has some great Spring designs perfect for upcoming wedding & bridal showers, garden and tea parties and Mother’s Day brunches. In case you missed it, I used their linen before in my Valentine’s post. This time I opted for the bargello citron pattern which is their take on the quatrefoil pattern I…