Category Archives: holidays

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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making spirits bright

If you had an opportunity to see the Modern | Glam Thanksgiving shoot by POISE. on Camille Styles, you also saw the recipe for a gilded holiday martini!  Let me tell you this martini tastes and smells as good as it looks; … Continue reading

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holiday pinks!

We are down to the wire for Christmas and I am still inspired by all of the different ways to dress a home for the holiday season.  Pink is not an obvious choice but these holiday pinks are joyful, merry … Continue reading

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inspiration: holiday blues

Last night I spent spent some time at my parent’s house where we will celebrate Christmas.  Of course the topic of the holiday table and menu came up and we discussed the overall theme and plan.  I am a big … Continue reading

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