I’m so excited that spring is fully in swing and summer is just around the corner.  I’ve teamed up with World Market for today’s post on making the most of your outdoor spaces by hosting some Alfresco Get-Togethers! I love World Market’s tip on making the most of your outdoor space and I hope you will check…

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Did you like Monday’s post about the Mom’s coffee I hosted for friends with children born the same year as my own?  I promised I would tell you more about the party favors and I can’t wait to hear what you think!   I wanted to send my friends away with an activity they could…

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Looking for an easy way to feed your crew over the holidays?  Look no further! My mother’s famous and unbelievably easy Turkey Chili recipe is here. 1 lb ground turkey 3 cans corn (drained) 3 cans kidney beans (drained) 1 large can diced tomatoes (drained) 1 jar of Traditional Ragu (my mother insists that it…

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I don’t know why I was waiting for an excuse to have a group of friends over this month!  It was so easy to whip together and fun to do.  I need to keep “La Bella Vita” in mind at all times.  It is a great reminder that friends, family and fun are really the…

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Feeling totally inspired by this room this week.  It has got me dreaming and scheming about a little project in Texas that I’m about to start work on! I think I will put these seats at my desk so people don’t sit down and distract me. hee hee!  Obsessed with this colorful tableware. Do you…

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One of my favorite things about getting up to the beach in the summer is pulling out my Raynaud Cristobal dinnerware.  It was a part of my wedding registry ten years ago and I have had so much fun creating tables for special occasions with it throughout the years. Like this one from my book, Tablescapes: Setting…

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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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Are you as excited as I am about the Royal Baby’s upcoming arrival?  I hear it is happening any day now!  I decided to put together a little English Tea Party inspired by the British Prince or Princess but you could give any party you host a royal twist!  Whether it is a birthday for…

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