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…

Betty’s Total Events New York: My Friend’s Wedding Reception

Last week I attended the wedding and reception of a good childhood friend held in New York. It was held on a Tuesday because that day was significant to the couple. I thought it was quite genius because ceremonies held on other days than Saturday, will save you lots of money. More on the budget…

Motivation Monday: Emerald sideboard revamp…

Hope you had a wonderful holiday. As you can see, things got a little different around here. I hope you like the new design of the blog. If you need to access the search, social media icons or anything else, just click the 3 lines in the upper right corner. Let me know what you…

Thanksgiving table and food display ideas…

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Yacht and boat wedding decorating ideas…

I love unconventional wedding ideas and I have searched for two point five days for the right yacht images for this post so I hope you all enjoy. Also please click the links of the sources as there is so much beautiful inspiration for a boat, nautical or beachy wedding, reception, or bridal party. If…

Secret Garden themed parties…

Enchanted forests and secret garden themes are wonderful to celebrate nuptials or babies. You can have dinner parties or early brunches in this theme as long as you decorate with some key elements. The super large mirrors is very dramatic for a cocktail hour or reception. Ever since I seen rapper Ludacris’ wife’s baby shower…

Wedding Season is here…

Now is the time to get ready for wedding season. Whether you’re planning a wedding and reception or bridal shower, these ideas are sure to inspire you… Arranging tables under a cherry blossom tree or an area of a yard or park with a pretty flower garden, can have an impact on the look of…

Wedding Sweetheart Tables…

I love the idea of sweetheart tables for receptions because weddings make it very hard for the bride and groom to have any lone time. It all flies so fast and you want to mingle with everyone so you don’t get many moments to yourselves. Sweetheart tables allows some time for intimate moments. You can…

Happy Thanksgiving! My tablescape with Sparkle & Dine…

Hello. I hope you all are enjoying the aromas and good food in the comfort of your families and friends. Today I share some decorating that is a collaboration with Sparkle and Dine, a company that creates themed parties in a box. I used items I had on hand and added Sparkle and Dine’s faux…

Have a Spooktacular Halloween…

Have any plans for tonight? It’s cold and super windy here and the leaves are high in the sky like tornado debri. It really is a perfect setting for Halloween. I will be someplace warm and engulfed in the first home game of the season for the Bucks. I love nba season and it’s one…