Category Archives: Party Prep

Backyard BBQ Bash-Set Up!

  This past Saturday we had our Annual Backyard BBQ Bash!  I love how this year’s lay out of tables and chairs create what I consider the perfect set-up!   My backyard is long with a hill side full of landscaping … Continue reading

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Planting Party Seeds!

When is a Potting Bench more than a place to plant your flower pots?  When it’s party time!   Years ago, owning a potting bench was this gardener’s dream!  In fact reflecting back, I seem to recall a Potting Bench, that … Continue reading

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Guest Lists and RSVP’s!

 I love entertaining, from small intimate dinner parties to much larger events.  I often find that I am inspired by a new recipe, which will tantalize taste buds, a new serving piece and the longing to foster relationships with those … Continue reading

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Backyard Parties Setup

Summertime always means backyard gatherings.   Some mistakes people make when hosting BBQ’s in the yard is not taking into account the where the sun hits in their yard during different parts of the day. You really need to take into … Continue reading

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Party Prep Step!

Something that I found to be very helpful in creating the look that I want for my party is to decide on the serving dishes.   For my BIG birthday bash, I pulled out all platters, plates, trays and stands that were … Continue reading

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Serving Up!

Serving up in style!  Do I know serving pieces!  I sell them and I buy them!  Serving dishes can make it or break it when doing entertaining.  Whether you are cooking for your guests or buying prepared items from your … Continue reading

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Cookbooks and Lists!

Once the party process is started,  I created the guest list and know the number of those invited, it’s time to decide what kind of food will served.  Will it be a sit down dinner, buffet, appetizers, salads, or desserts.  In … Continue reading

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