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 …

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 …

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. …