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Backgammon

May 4, 2020 |

We have spent a bit of time after the children go to bed playing backgammon almost every night since we started staying safe at home.  It is so much fun!  My husband is much better than I am but, every once in a while, I get lucky!  I’m looking for a board that we can…

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Cait Kids!

May 1, 2020 |

Congratulations to my friend Caitlin Wilson on the launch of Cait Kids! Caitlin is so accomplished.  She is the talent behind her vast line of fabrics, textiles, rugs and so much more. She is an incredible mother and such a sweet person.  I was lucky to get to know her when she moved to Dallas…

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A Pink and Green Tablescape

Apr 28, 2020 |

We are having so much fun setting the table every night as we enjoy family meals.  Last night, we set a table using our favorite pink and green items from around the house and our party closet.  I’ve linked the exact tablecloth, chairs and hurricane lanterns (you won’t believe how great those prices are!) and…

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The Glam Pad

Huge thanks to The Glam Pad for taking me for a walk down memory lane today with your post.  I'm so honored to be included on your blog as it is one of my favorites! My favorite picture from the post is above (JR playing croquet in his whites at ...
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It’s Fall Y’all!

I'm thrilled about the sudden change of season in the air!  I am also thrilled that that blazer is back!  I've always loved the versatility and elegance of a classic blazer and this year we seeing all sorts!  From double-breasted tartans to refined comfy knits.  Click through below to see ...
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Halloween 2018

My pumpkins are by the front door and my son has already ordered his costume!  Click below for a few of the Halloween Goodies that I found to make 2018 extra Spooktacular! Turn on your JavaScript to view content
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Dallas Child – Ten Years Later!

When Dallas Child reached out asking they could check in with me ten years after I first popped up on their pages, I jumped on the chance to reflect on how I had changed as a mother.  So much has changed since 2008!  I love the magazine and it is ...
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Watermelon Punch for your Fourth of July Celebration

One of my favorite punch recipes in my new book would make a great choice for any Fourth of July Celebration!  Kicky Watermelon Punch is a crowd pleaser and serving it in a watermelon makes for a fun and festive presentation.  I'm thrilled to share the recipe with you here!  ...
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Father’s Day Gift Guide

I love shopping for Father's Day gifts!  I hope you like my Father's Day Gift Guide... Turn on your JavaScript to view content
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Scones just in time for the Royal Wedding!

Whether you are hosting a gathering to watch the royal wedding or plan to stay cuddled in bed to see the action, this scone recipe is the perfect way to commemorate this special occasion! Scotland is famous for it’s fluffy and dense scones. I promise, once you have tasted one ...
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Parties Around a Punch Bowl

I am so thrilled that my eighth book, Parties Around A Punch Bowl, has just come out! I had such a great time working with a wonderful team on this book and I hope you enjoy it! I'll be sharing much more about it in the weeks and months to ...
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Easter Basket Ideas!

Click here to watch my Good Morning Texas Segment on Easter Baskets for all ages from NorthPark Center!  
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The Salonniere 100

I feel a party coming on!  I'm so honored and excited to be on the list again!  It is always so much fun to read about the amazing hosts and hostesses that the divine team at The Salonniere selects for their annual 100 Best Party Hosts list and I'm tickled ...
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