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 …

Basic Table Setting

A properly set table is a great introduction to a fabulous meal. Stylish place settings are ideal for creating an extraordinary dining experience. Here are some tips for creating a basic table setting for your next special occasion: When setting the dinner table, place settings should be evenly spaced and flatware should be balanced. Dinner plates should be spaced far enough apart to allow guests adequate elbow room. Silverware is …

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. …