Welcome to my blog, A place where I can share my ideas with you. From great tips on entertaining to tasty cocktail recipes that make it all easier for you to host with style in a flash. You’ll find lots of projects to inspire you for your home and garden, friends and family. Plus some kitchen gossip, for good measure of course, because everyone needs a little dish now and then.
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Valentine's Heart Tree
A perfect project for all of your little valentine’s. What child isn’t excited about working with foamies? Soft, safe, and colorful foamy hearts look like works of art swirling from winter’s branches. Set in a glass cylinder in a bed of crystal beads, it is a welcome cheery accent, and a wonderful way to display your child’s work.
Foamy sheets in purple, pink, red, and white
Cut branches and arrange in the glass cylinder filled with glass beads.
Hosting a Holiday Cocktail Party with Style and Panache
While the economy has everyone watching budgets these days, you can still host a fabulous cocktail party by taking the smart and sassy approach. Here are a few tips you’ll need to kick off the holiday season in high style without breaking the budget.
Start with guest list
Set up stations
A colorful self-serve punch has great advantages:
It’s the holidays, so enjoy the bubbles on a budget!
Prepare a mixer that is festive and colorful, my favorite of the moment is the Ladies Blush from my book, It’s 5 o’Clock Somewhere, a delicious blend of vodka, lemoncello, and fresh raspberry puree. Set it out next to the chilling bubbles and you’re all set. Snacks
It’s easy to put together a party to remember…
This topiary is a perfect seasonal accent for your home. Great for out door entertaining, or indoors on a holiday table. Easy to whip up; make a pair to anchor a long hall table, bookcases, or dining buffet. The best thing about this colorful topiary is that it can go from year to year looking fresh and fantastic.
2 ½ inch foam ball