Set•The•Atmosphere: Lifestyle Design

When the man you love says he’s 5 minutes away…but dinner is 45 minutes to an hour away from being done.Take his jacket & tie, give him something comfy for his feet… Give him a glass of his favorite beverage, and a little something light to nibble on while you’re still preparing dinner. If he’s

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Majestic Navy & Gold Tablescape

In my previous post I prepared a great shrimp scampi dish, However, I received just as many inquiries on the tablescape is I did the recipe!  I was “rehearsing” this look at home for a client and FELL IN LOVE with this ROYAL setting!  I mean really, is there ANY color combo as MAJESTIC as

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Dinner Design: Shrimp Scampi over Pasta

Wow! What a SUPER BUSY week I’m having!  With school starting last Monday and after school activities in full swing it can be challenging to get a home cooked meal on the table!  But with some time management and meal planning IT CAN BE DONE!!!!  This evening I prepared my delicious SHRIMP SCAMPI over Pasta! 

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Prep • School • Preppy: My Bowtie Boy

This has been a super hectic week for the family as BACK TO SCHOOL is in full effect!!!  Even though this summer has been one of our BEST EVER, I’m excited to get back to the “school schedule” the morning hustle and bustle, packing lunches, after school carpooling and the like!  The kids spent their

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Eat • Drink • Mingle: Simple Elegant Retirement Dinner

I recently had an opportunity to design an outdoor Retirement Dinner. The client want very minimal decor in cool tones and an elaborate dinner menu: This client chose to put most of their budget into the menu over the decor and I must say it was still a super elegant soirée. Remember you don’t have

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Parisian Delightful Breakfast

Whether dining indoors or outdoors you can always add a little Parisean Flair by utilizing your best silver platters and candelabras. Be sure to incorporate fresh seasonal blooms as well and you’ll immediately be transformed to your favorite Paris Cafe without leaving the comforts of your little breakfast nook.  I recently enjoyed this Parisean Breakfast

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