The Royal Wedding is done. Over. But, the party with friends was so much fun…
Southern Entertaining & Dinner Parties
Need some good ol' southern dinner party ideas? How about a playlist of great list music? You've come to the right place. We give you ideas to conquer a fabulous dinner party as nothing is better than an at-home party with good friends, good food and good drink! Throw in some perfect tunes and it's magical. In an effort to encourage ourselves, as well as our readers, to take the time to host a great meal every now and then, we create great ideas that actually do-able!
Overwhelmingly, everyone loves Costco. Why? It’s not just because they have good prices, you can get that from lots of retailers, it is because what they sell is so good. Here is a quick guide to the best of Costco, if you have suggestions, by all means, let us know on the StyleBlueprint Facebook page….
Recently I came across some pottery (a weakness of mine) that made me wonder if perhaps I needed some Holiday dinnerware.
I love having company over in the fall. Here are two ways to have a dinner party this fall. One requires some forethought and cooking while the other can be planned at the last minute. Both promise great results:
We’re all feeling the summer heat and wondering when will it end. It reminds me of one of my favorite songs, “We’re having a heatwave, a tropical heatwave, it isn’t surprising, she certainly can can-can.” With a little salsa in our step, Liza and I met in the StyleBlueprint test kitchen (my house) to experiment
I use my silver quite a bit; the pattern is Chantilly and I have pieces that have been in my family for five generations. But it’s not an everyday event. With some recent purchases, though, we now are using silver – just a different set – each and every day. I was at my friend
Summer Borscht From Barefoot Contessa Ingredients: 5 medium fresh beets (about 2 pounds without tops) Kosher salt 2 cups chicken stock, preferably homemade 16 ounces sour cream, plus extra for serving 1/2 cup plain yogurt 1/4 cup sugar 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 2 teaspoons Champagne vinegar 1 1/2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
As I walked into the Belle Meade Starbucks to meet with Elizabeth James, I couldn’t wait to talk to her. Having experienced her magic and extraordinary taste at multiple well planned events, I knew on a personal level she had to be a consummate entertainer. So, when I poised the question, “If you were going to throw a
Have you been to The Wine Chap? It’s a fantastic new wine store near the BelleMeade Publix. My husband just went by about 40 minutes ago (I’m writing this Wednesday night right after dinner). He knew I’d been in to write this post, but I wanted him to go in with a blank slate, so little info did he