Category Archives: Entertaining

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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a party in the garden

These next two months are the perfect time to host a party in your garden.  Most gardens are peaking with flowers and plants in full bloom.  Just as you layer a garden with plants of different textures and colors, I … Continue reading

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Lea Michele’s Al Fresco Fete

I hope you all had a wonderful weekend!  We are dreaming of the days and nights in Boston where it will be warm enough to host or attend al fresco dinners and fêtes.  I recently came across Lea Michelle’s stunning … Continue reading

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book love: an invitation to the garden

With a hint of warmer weather this weekend I was inspired by this lovely new book released by Rizolli last month,  An Invitation to the Garden, written by textile designer Michael Devine.  In this book Michael Devine shares the magic of … Continue reading

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my valentine’s day brunch menu

In an effort to embrace Valentine’s Day this year, I have decided to host a small brunch in celebration of some very special people in my life.  There is something wonderful about hosting a brunch because it has a real … Continue reading

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swooning

Once in a while you come across a tablescape that is simply perfection.  Today Vogue.com featured Brett Heyman’s Upper East Side apartment which is beautifully designed with bright colors, texture {and just enough white} to balance perfectly.  As I was … Continue reading

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