Category Archives: holidays

2014 gift guide | gifts for the hostess

‘Tis officially the season and I am excited to be sharing my first gift guide for the holidays with you today.  Given that Thanksgiving is next week, I thought it would be fun to kick off the holiday gift guide … Continue reading

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thanksgiving table | the elements

Happy Tuesday! I hope you had a wonderful weekend.  Holiday spirit is definitely in the air in my neighborhood in Boston.  I am trying to take it one holiday at a time for now and focus on Thanksgiving.  This weekend … Continue reading

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thanksgiving menu & wine pairings

Thanksgiving planning is fully underway for many of you I am sure!  This weekend I had an opportunity to not only finalize my menu for Thanksgiving but also order the turkey and align with my go to resource for wine, … Continue reading

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planning this thanksgiving

This year will be my third year hosting Thanksgiving, and considering I had never cooked a turkey in my life before my first year hosting {thank you to my family for trusting that I could pull it off}, I have … Continue reading

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a menu fit for the fourth

This weekend I had the opportunity to put some thought into what I plan to bring for the fourth of July.  I am not hosting but I do like to make a few things to bring with me for the … Continue reading

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my 4th of July weekend bag

Many of us are getting ready to sign off for a mini vacation with the fourth of July here next week!!  From now until we leave, my schedule is pretty packed, so last night I started to think about what … Continue reading

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easter menu thoughts

As I mentioned to you earlier this week, I needed to finalize my easter menu for this upcoming Sunday.  I have devised two menu options that I am having trouble deciding between.   The first one incorporates one of my favorite … Continue reading

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planning easter lunch

It dawned on me this weekend that Easter is this upcoming Sunday.  While I am looking forward to hosting my family for Easter lunch, I also realized, I need to finalize my menu and décor!  Last night I sketched out … 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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valentine’s day entertaining

Valentine’s Day, such a pretty and fun holiday to celebrate the loves in your life.  This time of year it’s nice to see some bright colors around such as bright pinks, and red too! While I don’t believe in going … Continue reading

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