When I had my little surprise baby, Millie, two years ago I felt so excited about round two of motherhood!  I was thrilled to have friends who were having babies at the same time and I wanted to set aside a time during the busy holiday season to celebrate our friendships and the bonds we…

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I hope you have plans with your friends and family this Thanksgiving season and I hope they include marshmallows and a fire!  We held a gathering at White Oaks Ranch around the fire pit for all ages and enjoyed the crisp Fall weather we are now enjoying in Texas!    We threw on a fire…

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When it comes to summer entertaining, I love setting up a do-it-yourself element for my guests. Whether it is a DIY food stationer or bar, it gives guests a chance to get in on the action and make their own custom creation exactly the way they like. This summer, I set up a Make Your…

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There is nothing like a fresh and cold cocktail on a hot summer day!  I’ve added a new spin to one of my favorite tried-and-true party tricks, Popsicle Prosecco.  You might have seen me share this idea in vlog (a video for my blog!) or on Today Show but this summer I’ve added a new…

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I love it when y’all send me questions or ask for more details on one of my posts. I posted about these dried citrus “chips” on my Instagram Feed yesterday and so many of you asked for the instructions!  Made me feel so good!  They are delicious and healthy as a substitute for crackers on…

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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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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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