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Valentine’s Day Friendship Brunch

It’s sometimes difficult to get together with friends. Hosting a Valentine's Friendship brunch is a perfect way to gather together the women you know for some good food, good company and lots of laughs.

14 Tips for Being a Good Guest

Spending Thanksgiving with friends or relatives? Here are a few things to remember…so they invite you back. Arrive when you say you will arrive. Don’t show up earlier.  Bring a gift to say “thank you” when you arrive. Remember that your hostess is not a tour guide or babysitter. If you want to see the […]

Host a Back-to-School Brunch for Your Friends

The stress-free days of waking up late and not having to be anywhere are over.  But just think of all the things you can do once school has started without children in tow. So in celebration of this event, have a mommy brunch with your friends. After taking the kids to the first day of school, […]

35+ of Our Favorite Mouth-Watering Appetizers

Looking for an appetizer to make for company, or one to bring to a friend’s house?  Here are 35 that will make everyone’s mouth water! Also Check out Our Favorite Cocktails 1. LOADED SMASHED POTATOES 2. GOAT-CHEESE STUFFED MUSHROOMS 3. EASY-TO-EAT AVOCADO BOWLS 4. SUPER LOADED NACHOS 5. SMOKY JALAPENO PEPPERS 6. INDIAN EGGPLANT DIP WITH PITA 7. HOAGIE DIP WITH FAOCACCIA 8. […]

Your Thanksgiving To-Do List

Every year, I make a list of what I can get done in the days before Thanksgiving. If you wrote out notes to yourself like we suggested last year, pull that out and add to it. If not, try making notes as you go this year. You’ll thank yourself later! Here’s my list for what you […]

Easy Stress-Free Dinner Party

Next time you’re having a dinner part, think about ordering all your food online. It’s like having a professional chef in your home…minus the cost. Order your food in the week ahead and have it delivered to the door. CHEESE COURSE – The fabulous artisanal cheese platter from Fresh Direct is a collection of Europe’s finest, including four-year aged […]

Using Your Own Garden for Entertaining

When I was young, my Aunt Ellen never came for a visit without cutting roses from her garden as a hostess gift for my Grandmother. I remember the beautiful multicolored and scented bouquets and how my grandmother would rave about them. I can hardly picture my Aunt’s face without thinking of her prized roses. Years […]

Summer Table Decor Ideas

If you want to entertain this summer, try some of these summer table decor ideas. The key is to choose something that you associate with summer and keep it light.

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