Monthly Archives: September 2010

Real Party – Tiny Picnic

Parties don’t always require going all out. Sometimes all you need is a white blanket, a tiny whale cake, and a few pinwheels, like this lovely party featured here. Advertisements

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Tabletop Tueday: Caribbean Colors Table

I have an upcoming trip in a few weeks to the Caribbean so maybe that is why this table grabbed my attention. The combination of bright colors and shiny metal details reminds me of lush flower gardens with the glinting … Continue reading

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Nosh – White Beans with Celery and Anchovy

I know anchovies are not to everyone’s taste. I’m not going to advocate sitting down to plate piled high with the tiny fish, but don’t write them off completely. There are not many other ingredients that pack such a pungent … Continue reading

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FriDIY: Invitation Inspired Details

Last weekend’s shower showcased some really cute ideas about how to incorporate an invitation design throughout a party. Invitations are often a great take off point for event designs, they become little sneak peeks of what’s to come. Call them … Continue reading

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Real Party: Late Summer Bridal Shower

I was privileged to attend a lovely bridal shower this past weekend for a dear friend. Even better, it was hosted by dear friends, who didn’t mind me showing up 30  minutes early or staying to chat in the kitchen … Continue reading

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Party Inspiration: Pretty Printed Placecards

I nearly swooned when I saw these pretty place cards today over at Style Me Pretty. They are a gorgeous DIY project that would be SO easy to accomplish. Home printer with black ink – check! Word processing software – … Continue reading

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Pour Me One: A John Daly

I was amused by this recipe I stumbled upon this weekend (image from same link). Inspiration can strike in the strangest places. I also make a cocktail inspired by an Arnold Palmer, that refreshing mixture of iced tea and lemonade. … Continue reading

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