Category Archives: Entertaining

Dodie Thayer for Tory Burch

It’s always exciting to see brands collaborate in the world of fashion, design and textiles.  I recently learned of Tory Burch’s latest collaboration with Dodie Thayer, who is known for her Palm Beach Glam style lettuce dinnerware.  Self-taught she would … Continue reading

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a winter dinner party

Winter in Boston is a wonderful time to a host dinner party at home and it is just as wonderful to attend one in someone else’s home.  It is so cold, there is something incredibly cozy about bringing people into … Continue reading

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hostess with the mostess

with temperatures in the 20’s today in Boston, I am not only inspired by these images but wishing I could be experiencing the setting and the weather depicted in them right about now.  I came across this shoot of Dianna … Continue reading

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paella party!

Happy weekend! I hope you have something special planned for this weekend, even if it is simply to take some downtime with the loves in your life.  The chill in the air has me seeking out new recipes especially for … Continue reading

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the figroni

Happy weekend! I hope you have something wonderful planned this weekend.  It’s been a busy week in Boston with Boston Fashion week which closes this evening.  I’ve seen some incredible work by local designers which I’ve been sharing on Instagram. … Continue reading

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A fall fête for Simon Pearce

Hello! I hope you all had a beautiful weekend and that your weeks are off to a great start.  It’s been busy at POISE. with Boston Fashion Week kicking-off this weekend and an installation project I completed last week for … Continue reading

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7 summer celebration worthy desserts

Hello dear friends, I am so sorry I have not posted in over a week!  I’ve had an issue with my host server that was not allowing me to create new blog posts, and they took my site off-line for … Continue reading

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sailboat dinner party!

This weekend there was a stunning sailboat anchored in front of where I was staying.  It was white with light wood trim, and is pictured below on the right.  If I could have gotten closer to take a better photo, … Continue reading

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summer clambake!

Happy lovely summer weekend! One of the “summer things to do” in New England is to enjoy lobster season with a clambake/lobster bake. The menu is really basic and always fresh, which typically consists of lobsters, clams, crabs, corn on … Continue reading

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pool party!

Happy, happy Friday! I hope you have some fun plans to look forward to this weekend.  A friend of mine reminded me that this Saturday is the first official day of summer in New England which also means it is … Continue reading

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