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HOW TO HOST A SENSATIONAL SUMMERTIME SOIRÉE

Hello there! So, my husband’s birthday was a couple of weeks ago. I love that he was born in the month of July, as it’s the perfect month for entertaining alfresco, something I love to do on our European-style terrace. So today I’d like to share with you how to host a sensational summertime soirée. […]

HOW TO HOST A SENSATIONAL SUMMERTIME SOIRÉE | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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ANOTHER YEAR OLDER

Greetings. Yes, it’s my birthday today. One of the things that makes turning another year older more palatable is celebrating these occasions with good friends. This year my dear friend Brenda hosted a birthday celebration for me and another one of our besties, Maureen, in her lovely Lake Arrowhead home. Maureen and I have birthdays […]

ANOTHER YEAR OLDER | My Birthday Dinner Party | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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HOW TO HOST THE PERFECT PRINCESS AND THE FROG BIRTHDAY PARTY

Greetings! Thank you for leaping on over to my lily pad. Now that you’re here, I’d like to invite you to join the party. It was my Granddaughter’s 3rd Birthday, and my Grandson’s 2nd about a year ago and we celebrated in a big way. So big that it has taken me all this time […]

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HOW TO PLAN A DINNER PARTY

Party planning is time consuming and to be effective it takes lots of advance preparation and a good deal of practice. I’ve been throwing dinner parties for decades and over the years I’ve gone from a frantic, moody hostess to a relaxed and skilled hostess (if I do say so myself) who’s even able to […]

HOW TO PLAN A DINNER PARTY | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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LOVE AND MERITAGE WINE BLENDING PARTY

Greeting and thanks very much for stopping in today for my Love and Meritage Wine Blending Party. Last year for Valentine’s Day Brad and I joined our dear friends, Lisa & Tony, in Healdsburg, CA for a really fun weekend. I waited until now, a year later, to tell you about it so you too […]

LOVE AND MERITAGE WINE BLENDING PARTY | Topel Winery | Healdsburg, CA | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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A RECAP OF MY HOLIDAY SEASON

Hi there and thanks so much for stopping in today. Since I was both under the weather and very busy during Christmas & New Year’s, I thought I’d take today to give you a recap of my holiday season. This year 3 of our 4 boys, our daughter-in-law and soon to be DIL, and our […]

A RECAP OF MY HOLIDAY SEASON | SkyPark at Santa's Village | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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