How to Plan the Party of Your Dreams

This has been the summer of entertaining. We have hosted a lot of dinner parties and I couldn’t be happier! I should probably admit how much I love to entertain. For over twenty years we have held our annual Christmas party and I still make all of the food, even though we now have over two hundred people who attend.

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Summer Decorating Ideas

outdoor decor grid of 4 images

 

Rhonda | Hallstrom Home

Janine | Happy Happy Nester

Ashley | Modern Glam

Leslie | My 100 Year Old Home

 

I am so excited to be part of a wonderful Summer Home Blog Tour with three very talented ladies. Rhonda from Hallstrom Home, Janine from Happy, Happy Nester and Ashley from Modern Glam are three amazing bloggers sharing their summer decorating ideas and you are going to want to be sure and visit their blogs too!

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Creating an Outdoor Dining Room Experience

Can I just say how excited I am to be partnering with HomeGoods for today’s blog post? Nothing like creating one of my favorite posts ever, with one of my favorite stores! I was challenged by HomeGoods to create the perfect outdoor dining experience. Since we live in Southern California, my favorite dinner party setting is usually outdoors. 

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Easy Summer Styling In Our Kitchen

I am so excited to be part of an incredible Easy Summer Styling Blog Tour. Sixteen ladies (plus me) are part of this group and I must say, holy cow! There are some really great ideas and beautiful photos included in all of these blog posts. So please be sure to check them out!

Before we get started, I want to thank Kelly from The Tattered Pew for putting together this amazing group. She has worked so hard to make this happen and we could not have done this without her.

Hopefully you just came from the beautiful blog post by my friend Karan at Designs By Karan. She is so talented!  

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It’s Time for a Summer Celebration

It’s time to host my girlfriends for a summer get-together. I am so excited to partner with Balsam Hill to create the perfect setting for a summer celebration. These copper items totally reformed our back patio and don’t be surprised if you see them out here well in to fall! OK, maybe even winter!

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