Category Archives: Party! Party! Party!

    FARMERS MARKET INSPIRATION *** Bon Dimanche, the French phrase for wishing someone a Good Sunday, is something we still say at our house on Sundays. It was a term that I came to love and appreciate many years ago when we moved our family to Paris to live for a year. The French […]

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    ***     PUT ON YOUR HOLIDAY SPIRIT * IT’S TIME TO DECORATE *** I love nothing more than unpacking my Christmas treasures and puttering about my house making things pretty for the holiday season. At our house it’s always pretty simple. Since I have a small space it doesn’t take much to make things sparkle and come alive. […]

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        There is nothing quite like a summer wedding on the bayfront in Newport Beach, California. It occurred to me that I had not shared this beautiful wedding that I had the pleasure of planning last summer for Katie and Chris at the Newport Harbor Yacht Club. What I loved so much about this […]

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      With Thanksgiving here in just a couple of days I thought you might be needing some table inspiration. Here’s a couple of ideas to get your juices flowing. *** LOVE THE USE OF WOODEN BOXES AS RISERS  A ROLLING CART TO HOLD THE SUPPLIES YOU CAN’T GO WRONG WITH SUCCULENTS THIS COLOR […]

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*** I love American Holidays, especially the 4th of July ! I love the colors, the sentiment, the friends and the  promise of a day filled with BBQ food and a host of delicious delights. You know that summer has arrived when the 4th of July goodies crowd the market aisles and the firework stands line the streets.  I am guessing you are gonna need […]

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I just returned from another inspiring trip to San Francisco! While I get my photos sorted and my thoughts organized I thought I’d better get you a little something to chew on while you are waiting. These little numbers are the perfect quickie dessert to whip up for an army or just for a few peeps. […]

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