Latest Posts in Dinner Parties

HOW TO HOST A CASUAL HOLIDAY COMFORT FOOD DINNER

How To Host A Casual Holiday Comfort Food Dinner Greetings! Thanks for stopping into the blog today during this busy holiday season. Speaking of busy, I hosted 2 dinner parties this week!! Last night was a gathering of my Comfort Food Group. We get together once a month, rotating between each others homes for potluck […]

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GIRLFRIENDS ARE THE SPICE OF LIFE

GIRLFRIENDS ARE THE SPICE OF LIFE My birthday was this week. After celebrating a BIG birthday last year I’ve stopped counting the years and really wanted to have a low key celebration this time around. But I was delighted when 2 of my “besties” had a lovely, intimate dinner party for me. I feel so […]

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HOW TO PLAN AND HOST A LARGE DINNER PARTY

Greetings from Lake Arrowhead. Today I thought I’d show you how to plan and host a large dinner party. Brad and I do a lot of entertaining, and in fact, when we built our home, I designed it with entertaining in mind. That is one of the wonderful things about getting to design and build […]

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THE LAST SUPPER

Hello there! Last weekend I celebrated my birthday in a big way. Brad had invited all of our closest friends for a wine tasting weekend and we stayed in the beautiful home of Design Blogger, Cindy Hattersley. Since everyone was making a big effort to celebrate with me, I decided that Brad and I should host […]

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GIRL’S NIGHT WITH A GREAT PERSONAL CHEF

Hello there. A couple of weeks ago, I had the very great pleasure of spending a girl’s night with a great personal chef.  My dear friend, Ruth, invited 10 of her closest girlfriends to enjoy a crisp fall evening in her home.  It turned out to be one of the most enjoyable and memorable evenings […]

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A LAKESIDE DINNER OF SEA VEGETABLES

Hi Friends, I have told you in a previous post that once a month I get together with a group of my girlfriends for what we call our “Healthy Cooking Group”.  The hostess picks a theme for a healthy meal and everyone contributes both to the dinner and to the learning process. We each bring […]

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