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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 […]

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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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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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HOW TO HOST A BEAUTIFUL BRIDAL SHOWER

Want to know how to host a beautiful bridal shower? Get all the advice you’ll ever need with links to great resources on AfterOrangeCounty.com.

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MY THANKSGIVING SURVIVAL GUIDE

Greetings, Are you getting ready to host Thanksgiving at your house this year? Could you use a few tips to help you execute a smooth and successful Thanksgiving?  Well, I’m here to help!  I have been hosting Thanksgiving dinner at my house all of my adult life.  I actually can’t remember the last time I […]

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THE INN AT LITTLE WASHINGTON

Hi! Welcome to another chapter of “checking off my bucket list.” Having just returned from a epic journey to our nation’s south, I have been sharing my trip with you.  Today, I’m taking you back to Little Washington, Virginia… a place made famous by two historic visionaries: George Washington and Patrick O’Connell.  OK, so you […]

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