Summer Entertaining

It’s hard to believe that summer is almost over. Today’s event is a party for twelve and, as usual, my focus is on setting a beautiful table. Here are snapshots of today’s sunny summer set-up! I’ve also attached a link to one of my previous posts about daisies – the friendly flower. Daisies are one of … More Summer Entertaining

Farm Fresh Dining

For our most recent event, an outdoor party for 20, we focused on a “farm fresh” theme. The weather was a perfect 65 degrees with a pleasant breeze.  The drink station on the front deck greeted guests as they arrived.  And the hors d’oeuvres on the back deck created a nice flow through between the … More Farm Fresh Dining

Party Prep

I’m an organizer by nature.  Before any large party or gathering, I do several things to be properly prepared: First, I review my menu plan and gather all of the serving platters and bowls that I’ll need. Second, I place a sticky note in each platter or bowl describing what food item will be cooked or served … More Party Prep