Last night I had one of the best meals I’ve had in a long time. The event was a gathering of southern bloggers put together by Forest Home Media and hosted by Nashville’s Talk of the Town host, Meryll Rose. Not only is Meryll an amazing host and cook, but she is a wonderful decorator […]
Laura has been working for me for several summers – taking care of my kids, running errands, providing staging assistance, and even cooking meals for my family. We consider her our “Summer Angel.” Well, our Summer Angel is walking down the aisle with the man of her dreams next month, and last weekend I hosted a […]
I recently hosted Cooking Club at my home. I’m a lousy cook, but I set a really cute table. So it really is all about the theme for me – I chose a retro Palm Springs theme for this one. Palm Springs, baby!
Last Thursday night, historic Franklin Theatre outside of Nashville hosted a Nashville Public Television (NPT) fundraiser and Downton Abbey’s Season Four premiere screening. historic Franklin Theatre
It’s been awhile since I’ve posted a party – the last one was my Downton Abbey Dinner Party, and that was for adults. My youngest just turned 9 and desperately wanted a Lego party theme for her birthday. Since she is a GIRL, here is my feminized (is that the right word?) version of a […]
When hosting a dinner party or get-together, developing a theme is a great way to help guide you through the planning and preparation. Even Christmas parties can benefit from a theme beyond the expected, like the Downton Abbey dinner party I hosted last week. The Emmy-winning PBS series is set in early 1900’s England […]
What does an Ouija Board and elbow-length gloves have in common? I found both of these things while spending Black Friday shopping estate sales and antique malls. If you know why I purchased these disparate items, it means you are a die-hard fan of one of my latest obsessions . . . ???