I am in full Thanksgiving mode! As I mentioned in my Thanksgiving planning posts, I always give my table settings a practice run before a big party or holiday. I'm not naturally creative, but I enjoy gathering inspiration and trying to make my tables look beautiful! This year I wanted to use a new set of… Continue reading My Thanksgiving Table
Throwing An Elegant But Simple Derby Day Party
Is there anything more Southern than a Derby Day party? Big hats, pretty dresses, bow ties, fancy snacks and beautiful horses come together to make the first weekend in May an event definitely worth celebrating. On my blog (and IRL) I'm all about making every day special. Derby Day gives us an opportunity to do… Continue reading Throwing An Elegant But Simple Derby Day Party
Thanksgiving Recap + Tips For A Successful Dinner or Holiday Party
Thanksgiving 2014 is in the books! This was my second time to host Thanksgiving, and I'm happy to report that the day went very smoothly with no disasters. I wasn't stressed and had plenty of time to visit with my guests. It was a great day. Although Thanksgiving is over, the season of entertaining has just begun.… Continue reading Thanksgiving Recap + Tips For A Successful Dinner or Holiday Party
Do You Use A Guest Book?
Guest books aren't just for recording who attended your wedding! Using a guest book in your home is a great way to remember the fun times you have with family and friends. Not only that, but I've also found that asking guests to sign a beautiful book makes them feel very special! Who should use… Continue reading Do You Use A Guest Book?
Entertaining Can Be Simple!
So many people are hesitant to entertain in their homes, for one reason or another. I will admit that I'm not as eager to entertain as I should be, although I never regret taking the opportunity. We entertained all of my husband's immediate family (including our precious baby niece!) over the weekend. I am so… Continue reading Entertaining Can Be Simple!