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THIS AND THAT AND AN INVITATION TO THE WHITE HOUSE

Today on the blog I’m talking about this and that and an invitation to the White House too! So join me and find out what’s happening after orange county.

THIS AND THAT AND AN INVITATION TO THE WHITE HOUSE | The White House Historical Association Christmas Party Invitation 2015 | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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HOW TO SET A MAGNIFICENT THANKSGIVING TABLE

Can you believe Thanksgiving is nearly here? Where does the time go?? I love setting the table for the dinners I host and work hard to produce a beautiful and unique tablescape each Thanksgiving. This Thanksgiving I am particularly pleased with my table setting which is an eclectic mix of  the vintage Japanese Porcelain that […]

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MY FAVORITE THANKSGIVING RECIPES

Dear Friends, With another Thanksgiving right on our heels I thought I’d help to make your Thanksgiving as delicious and as drama-free as possible by giving you my favorite Thanksgiving recipes all in one place, right here! All you have to do is click on the name of the recipe, or on the photo, and it […]

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THE BEST WEDDING GIFT EVER

Hi there. Just a short post today but I’m warning you now, get your kleenex ready!  If you’ve been following along lately you know that I’ve been posting a lot about my BFF Lisa’s daughter’s wedding and all the events leading up to it. As Lisa and her family, and my family and I watched […]

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A WONDERFUL WEDDING WEEKEND

Hi there! My BFF’s daughter recently got married on a ranch outside of Denver, Colorado. I have introduced you to the bride and groom a couple of times before when I took you inside their charming Denver loft here. I also wrote a blog post about their magnificent Engagement Party here. And I took you […]

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HOW TO HOST A BIRTHDAY PARTY FOR THE MAN IN YOUR LIFE

Hi there. Last weekend a good friend of ours celebrated a milestone birthday. His wife Brenda is a brilliant hostess and always throws great parties in their beautiful Lake Arrowhead home. So join me at the party and see how to host a birthday party for the man in your life. It can be done in […]

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HOW TO HOST A HAMPTONS STYLE WEDDING REHEARSAL DINNER

Hello. Back before my blogging days, my stepson Adam got married to lovely Alissa. Alissa is from Southampton, New York. Yes, that’s one of those toney towns that make up what is referred to as “The Hamptons”. Although my Spanish grandparents immigrated to Long Island, New York, as a left coast native, I had actually […]

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MY HUSBAND’S BIRTHDAY PARTY

Hi there! Over the weekend I decided to host my husband’s birthday party at our new/old log cabin so that our friends could see the newly renovated cabin for the first time. But, one of the final projects still remaining on the renovation list was to chalk-paint the newly constructed dining table. So, because it […]

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