Easy Elegance Wednesday – Spring Garden Party

I Am So Excited To Share With You Easy Elegance Wednesdays, Where We Celebrate Simple Elegant Decor. Today I Am Sharing How I created a DIY Spring Garden Party.

Spring Garden Party

Garden parties are the best. Now I know that you probably aren’t thinking about hosting any parties right now, but this might be a fun idea to do with your family. I also made both the ruffled placemat and the sage green charger. So if you are looking for a few fun crafts you might want to check out my DIY Spring Garden Party.

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Spring Table Inspiration at the Beach

I learned today that I Always Need to be resourceful. I also learned that it is easy to create a Spring tablescape inspiration with mismatched items that are also very inexpensive.

How to Set a Spring Tablescape

When I joined this blog hop a few months ago, I never imagined I would be creating a table without fresh flowers and with no one here to enjoy it! I have been self-quarantined at our Ventura home for ten days and I didn’t think I had much to create a spring table inspiration. Interestingly enough, I loved creating this spring table using things I found all over our Ventura home. The hunt was really fun!

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Valentine’s Day Dinner Ideas

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. The most special way for us to celebrate is to enjoy a special Valentine’s Day dinner at home.

Valentine's Day dinner

Valentine’s Day dinner has always been different in our home. Our oldest son Andrew was born on Valentine’s Day so for his first eighteen years, we celebrated his birthday (which of course took precedence!). When he went off to college we weren’t used to going out to dinner nor did we like the hassle and crowds. So we usually have dinner at home. I wouldn’t have it any other way.

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The Best Tip to Organizing Your Party Planning

I love to entertain and plan parties. Today I am sharing what I think is the best tool to organize my party planning … my color-coded spreadsheet!

party planning tips

I love to plan parties. I really do. Last year we hosted nine parties at our home that ranged from 12 to 200 people. I loved every second of the party planning because of what I call my best tool to organize your party planning.

It’s called my Color Coded Spreadsheet.

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Last Minute Thanksgiving Dinner Ideas

It’s only three days until Thanksgiving and if you are cooking you should not be panicked. I have cooked Thanksgiving dinner for the thirty years and today I am sharing all of my last-minute Thanksgiving dinner ideas and tips. Enjoy and have fun because your dinner is going to be amazing!

thanksgiving dinner tips

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. It is a wonderful holiday to celebrate with family and I get to do my two favorite things: cook and entertain.  Contrary to popular belief, the dinner is not that hard to cook. I have cooked Thanksgiving dinner for over thirty years and today I am hoping to share some Thanksgiving dinner ideas and tips to make the day much easier for you too!

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My Famous Peanut Butter Fudge Recipe

I am so excited to share my peanut butter fudge recipe with you today. With only five ingredients, this is an incredible treat that absolutely everyone loves. 

homemade peanut butter fudge

Peanut butter fudge is a delicious treat. It’s in the same category as Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, but homemade. It’s sweet and salty and very delicious.

I have been serving peanut butter fudge at our Christmas Party for the last thirty years. It’s the first dessert to disappear and I have friends who often request that I bring my Peanut Butter Fudge to events and parties. It’s really that good!

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