Tags archives: dinner party

  • My most used cookbooks

  • Just like a good novel, I love a good cookbook.  Over the years I've amassed (and purged to refine) quite the collection.  With such an amazing world of food blogs, recipe sites, magazines, and friends, the cookbook still holds a strong attachment for me.  I love adding my notes and changes on the pages.  Some cookbooks get pulled out for dinner party planning, but others come out on a much more r[...]
  • Simple Summer Entertaining, Fiesta-style w/ @ElectroluxCAN

  • My head hurts just a wee bit, but I'm smiling ear to ear from a great visit with great friends on Friday night.  DH and I hosted a dinner party of 14, and boy was it a FIESTA! It was the perfect summer evening and we were able to eat outside, which was heavenly. (I would like to thank my DH for posting this pic to his Instagram. For the record, I am not picking my nose. Seinfeld fans ... #no[...]
  • Tips for easy dinner party hosting

  • I love hosting dinner parties. I love everything about it, from menu planning through to doing the dishes afterwards. A few weekends ago we hosted a great group of friends we've known for....well, forever it seems. With friends like these I want to spend as much time as I can visiting rather than worrying about food. Advance preparation is key. So, here are my tips for easy hosting duties. (Bra[...]