Elbows on the table?  Did you know it is ok as long as there isn’t food on the table? The holidays are such a fun time to teach manners to our children and also to celebrate their good behavior and encourage even more!  I love setting the table around the holidays – especially the Children’s…

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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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Alright, yes, I do know that it is going to be in the 90s today but, in spite of the temps, I’m still so excited about the holidays!  I love them all but Christmas is by far my favorite! I hope you will join me on October 10th at Dillard’s Northpark for a presentation of…

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We had such a blast at our Say It With Clicquot Modern Game Night but it wasn’t just fun and games!  We ate a bit too!    Of course, everything we served fit our theme but was still easy to prepare and tasty as well!  Everything goes with Rose and Champagne so it wasn’t hard…

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I rely very heavily on my sideboards when I entertain.  I have one in my dining room and one in my formal living room and I can’t believe how much they get used!  They are the perfect height for a buffet, a bar or even just a place to put out some nuts or nibbles…

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I hope you will check out the tailgate segment I did yesterday on TODAY show!  I had a great time with Al, Tamron and Willie as always! Have you seen the Palmetto Bluff Southern Living Idea House yet?  You will love it! 15 Flower tricks you have never heard before. Super excited about this dress…

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