How To Plan, Prep and Pack For Diner En Blanc

Diner en Blanc: The Ultimate Dining Experience in the Most Unusual Spaces What is Diner en Blanc?  Dîner en Blanc was born in Paris. This all-white chic picnic is no ordinary picnic.  You must get invited by someone who is already a member or you can join the Houston Waiting List to receive an invitation. Guests must wear white, bring a table, chairs, decor and food.  Ç'est Magnifique! I had a MEMORABLE time!  The vibe was …

5 Ways To “Say Yes To Summer”

Nothing says "summer" like WATERMELON!   When I was a kid, summer was everything.  School was out for the next 3 months, family vacay, but most of all it meant family reunion time.  Where there's a family reunion, there's watermelon.   I can remember driving to the country, aka Belleville, Texas about 65 miles outside of Houston, with my family anticipating the fun me and my sisters were going to …

Party On-The-Fly with Style: Jewelry Making Holiday Party

Hello, darlings! I hope your holiday season is going well! Our party partners, Evite.com, has challenged their Brand Influencers, a group of bloggers and designers who know how to party, to share our tips on how to plan a "party on the fly".  The challenge was to host a party that didn't fit the usual holiday party theme, such as Ugly Sweater or White Elephant.  We had to think outside the …

4 Steps to Creating an Easy DIY Photo Booth

Say CHEESE! A photo area with a fabulous backdrop design, plus a cool photo booth app is a great way to get your party started! Get inspired and take this opportunity to explore your creativity.  Add some POP to your party by making your own photo-op stop.  Design something unique, something stylish and something that says PARTY OVER HERE! So, put on your thinking cap and pour on the OOMPH!  Go ahead....get …

12 Savory Crostini Toppings

Crostini is an Italian appetizer consisting of a small slice of grilled or toasted bread brushed with oil, sprinkled with salt and pepper, and baked until golden brown and topped with something sweet or savory.  And just so you know, I love a tasty crostini with a cheesy spread topped with crab meat.  These savory delights are perfect for a last-minute cocktail party, a small gathering of friends or a great menu …

Ideas for preparing your kid’s birthday

If your child is about to celebrate his or her birthday, a great way to celebrate their love for animals is to plan an animal-themed birthday party.  The bond between children and animals is somewhat difficult to explain. Children seem to react quite instinctively and positively to animals they are introduced to. No matter if those animals are parrots, dogs, cats or even some wild animals in the zoo, kids …

Amusing Photobooth for the Event of Your Choice

Has the time of photo-booths just easily passed us by? Today everyone, their friends, and their moms have gone up the modern technology ladder and they are using mobile phones that have cameras for taking pictures and internet connections for sharing them with friends and anonymous people over social networks. I personally think that people need the feeling of having their picture taken in a plush looking photo-booth and delivered …

Planning the Perfect Cocktail Party

When planning the perfect cocktail party, think about incorporating a theme. This will set the mood of the event without adding to your budget and it will aid you with ideas for food, drinks, and décor. Your theme can be discreet, such as a flavor, color or cocktail that is represented throughout the evening. I have created a few guidelines to make your next cocktail party experience easy and stress-free. …