Category Archives: Entertaining

Christmas Tablescape – Holiday – Entertaining

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A Simple and budget friendly Christmas Tablescape. In the center of my table I layered several fresh pine tree branches then added large and medium clear glass containers filled with fresh cranberries and candles.  Next, I added some large colorful … Continue reading

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Christmas Cocktail Party Tablescape – Entertaining – Tablescapes

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A Simple and budget friendly Christmas tablescape. In the center of my table I layered several fresh pine tree branches then added large and medium clear glass containers filled with fresh cranberries and candles.  Next, I added some large colorful … Continue reading

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Heather’s Surprise Party – Entertaining

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Heather’s Surprise Party Last night we gave our oldest daughter a surprise birthday party!    She had absolutely no idea and her boyfriend, Jeff did a great job getting her out of their place so that we could decorate and set … Continue reading

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Octoberfest Bar Peanuts – Snacks – Recipes

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These peanuts are perfect for celebrating Octoberfest or if you are just kicking back watching a football game. Make these this weekend and serve with a cold beer. Bar Peanuts   1 pound raw peanuts 1 tablespoon clarified butter ½ … Continue reading

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Budget Friendly Rose Bouquet – DIY Projects – Guests

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I’ve posted flower arrangements in the past and here’s another affordable bouquet that you can put together yourself using flowers marked down for quick sale and foliage from your own yard. This arrangement cost me only $4.99 for 2 dozen … Continue reading

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4th of July – Holiday – Entertaining – Blog

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4th of July is only two weeks away and I always get so excited because we have lots of family come visit from North Carolina for the long weekend.  It’s all about spending quality time together celebrating the 4th, each … Continue reading

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Book Club Dinner Party – Entertaining – Tablescapes

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I’m in a wonderful book club with an amazing group of friends.  Each month we take turns hosting an evening to get together to discuss our latest book and enjoy an evening full of laughter, drinks and food.  My turn … Continue reading

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Christmas Dinner for Eight – Tablescapes – Entertaining

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Creating a tablescape for an elegant dinner party is always one of my favorite things to do. Here I choose three fitting colors; crisp white, red and gold. Have fun as I did by scattering different gold painted ornaments to … Continue reading

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Making Your Guests Feel Extra Special – Guests – Entertaining

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Just prior to your guests arrival, place fresh ice cubes with slices of lemon bedsidewith a large bottled water for your guests to enjoy! Have cozy “his and hers” guest robes available for their stay. In the guest bathroom fill … Continue reading

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