DIY Flower Wall

Flowers always have a way of adding color and class to any event! The fun part is finding new ways to display your favorite flowers. You can add floral arrangements in unexpected places, add a bright a bold bouquet to an area desperate for color, or even try your hand at creating unique DIY floral decor! For your next event, why not try creating your very own DIY flower wall? …

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 …

Planning a Picnic with Style

Summertime is Picnic Season! Who doesn't love a fabulous picnic! It's a great way to spend time with friends and a reason to get out of the house and enjoy the outdoors.   What is a picnic?  As if you didn't know,  a picnic is just a portable party in the park, the backyard, the country-side, camp-grounds or on the beach with a basket of tasty delights, cold thirst quenchers and a lil' something …

It’s Time for Tea

In the world of takeout coffee, being invited to a tea party is a special occasion. Although most people associate tea parties with Great Britain, the roots of the tea tradition date back to ancient China and the 2nd century BC. Other cultures in which rituals starring this herbal beverage occupy a prominent place include Korea, Japan, Russia, India, Thailand, and Turkey. Despite popular belief, tea rituals are not exclusively …