We are fully into summer now, which means a lot of backyard gatherings in our Midwest oasis!? Now, I do have a biases to the outdoors being from California and I know sometimes summers out here don't feel like an oasis, but I will not give up! Together, with a team of creatives we set this stunning table escape in the gardens of Allerton.
|1| Select your inspirational linen. In selecting the hydrangea linen called, Garden Oasis, I wanted the surrounding flowers to be a part of the dining experience. Also, the bright colors of blue, pink, green and orange brought a lightness & happiness to the setting.Read More
The celebratory winter event for my dad's BIG 70TH birthday was a groovy vibe of inspiration in the Midwest. I decided this year to host a themed birthday celebration to honor the life of my dad! It may be surprising, but with my family isn't big on throwing parties, even though they have a free event planner :) But this year, they had no choice as I threw a 1970s theme day filled with intention, emotion and meaning with their dear family & friends. Follow along, as I breakdown how to plan a theme birthday!Read More
It is start to spring and summer gatherings! We have all experienced different growths, wins and losses then we started this year, but the biggest takeaway is we did grow ourselves! Now, we can simply be in the present moment with our close family & friends to celebrate together safely. Here are some alcoholic & non alcoholic drinks ideas as well as entertaining tips for you next hosted gathering!
Remember, as the hostess, of your family gathering creating a simple & easy experience for your guests is the priority. If you aren't able to celebrate with your close family & friends, consider coming up with a signature cocktail or mocktail to send in a fun package with all the ingredients & recipe!Read More