Let's Talk About... Entertaining
I'm SO excited to talk about one of my favorite topics... Entertaining. I have an entire chapter in my book, Everyday Chic dedicated to Entertaining in Style and I really dive deep into what it takes to plan the ultimate party, gathering and dinner party. I love love love having my friends, family and loved ones over to celebrate every occasion; it's my guilty pleasure. So, you guys asked and I'm going to answer my tips and tricks when it comes to entertaining.
How to Host an Everyday Chic & Intimate Dinner with Friends
In the Entertaining in Style chapter of my new book, Everyday Chic, I give you a peek into the 5 special gatherings we’ve hosted over the past few years in our home. Today, on the blog, I’ll be sharing one of my favorite events to host: an intimate dinner with friends.
What is Everyday Chic?
I can’t even begin to describe how excited I am for the release of my second book! I’ve been counting down the days. On October 10th, 2017 Everyday Chic: My Secrets for Entertaining, Organizing, and Decorating at Home, with Harper Collins, finally hits the shelves!
Fresh Rosewater + Grapefruit Cocktail
Fresh Rosewater + Grapefruit Cocktail. Recently, I realized how easy rosewater was to make at home. Not only is it a natural beauty staple but I love the flavor, too. You can drink it plain or add it to smoothies and cocktails.
Since Valentine's Day is right around the corner, a rosewater cocktail definitely fits the occasion. I added a little grapefruit juice for some tanginess which paired perfectly.
#DesignInspired: Winter Plum & Brass
#DesignInspired: Winter Plum & Brass. In celebration of Scott and our dear friend, Brandt Joel's birthdays I decided to host an intimate evening with friends at our home. When Stefanie Cove pitched the idea of plums and burgundies for a joint birthday for two men I wasn't so sure. Well, I couldn't have been more wrong. It's all about mixing the masculine and the feminine together to create the best of both.
8 Tips For Mastering Southern Hospitality
Whether our parents are in town, a spontaneous backyard BBQ, or even a reunion with old friends, I always like to do as much as possible to make them feel at home. It’s all about the little touches and details. This month, over at Style Blue Print, I shared ways to bring that charm into any event or occasion.