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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Entertaining with Style: 4th of July

Red, White & Ooooo! The 4th of July is one of my favorite summer celebrations and it's easy to design. You already know color scheme, all you have to do is add a lotta style!.  And there is no such thing as over-kill!   It's all about love and freedom!  We surfed the internet and found…

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…