This spring has been BUSY!  I needed a night to spend with friends, sip some champagne and catch up so I decided to host a Modern Game Night.   KSW in Altuzarra To help me make the night just right, I teamed up with Veuve Clicquot and we had fun with their new  Say It…

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Good Morning!  TGIF!  Are you excited about the long weekend?  If you have plans for entertaining this Memorial Weekend, I hope you had a chance to catch me this morning when I shared my tips with Savannah Guthrie on TODAY. Watch the full video here! Keep it clean and put a small basket of Wheat…

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Can you believe how the Superbowl is sneaking up on us!  I can’t believe it is that time of year again! Get on your game now and send out some invitations for your very own Superbowl party.  Paperless Post and CoCoDot have wonderful options for a Football themed event. Make a centerpiece out of cheerleader…

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There is really nothing more charming for a holiday tabletop than Bernardaud’s Grenadiers Pattern.  It so so sweet and brings back childhood memories of a home filled with Nutcrackers and Christmas greens.  It is a great pattern to add to any bridal registry list.  It is versatile and can be used for breakfast, lunch or…

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I love nothing more than when a friend has a new baby.  Is there any greater joy in the world?  I always want to rush to meet the baby and welcome it to the world but I also worry that I will be intruding on a very tired new mother!  Although we loved having well…

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Your next party will not be complete with out a few pieces of Chalkboard China.  This stuff is so cute!  I love the tray pictured here. It is perfect for serving anything that needs a bit of an explanation.  I would serve veggie burgers on one side and hamburgers on the other at my next…

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If you want to make entertaining as easy as 1, 2, 3 then you must shop MeriMeri!  Their Party Packs are amazing!  Their “It’s A Party” kits have everything you need for your child’s party from the plates and napkins to the centerpiece.  The themes are adorable too!  They have Animal Parade, Princess, Pirate and…

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I know you want to continue to entertain through out the holidays even though we are all on tight budgets so here are a few tips to help you shine this Christmas season with out breaking the bank. Here are a few of my tips: 1. Create a simply stunning centerpiece: Fill any glass bowl…

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I love it when you write to me with questions.  Some of them have obvious answers while others, like the one I am about to tell you about, need a little more thought.  Allison from Los Angeles wrote to me about a little problem that she is facing.  She has a dining table that seats…

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  One of my favorite Texas Hostesses, Carla McDonald, sent me this fantastic photo of her New Years Eve table.  She did a fantastic job of whipping a breathtaking table together with inexpensive items from Hobby Lobby and Party City!  Here is what she writes: Here’s a picture of my very last-minute New Year’s Eve…

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