Entertain, Family Celebrating the Ladies March 16, 2014

In this past year, I have enjoyed, relished, appreciated the simple joy of enjoying a meal with some lovely ladies in my life. Friendship and laughter go hand and hand. A beautifully set table with flowers are an added finishing touch. Chances are a question is asked (advice on something, goal for each person, summary...

Movie Buff December 29, 2013 in Entertain

As 2013 comes to a close, I must admit, I have turned into a “movie buff”. Why not? Movies are entertaining and millions upon millions of dollars are spent creating them and we have the luxury to sit back and watch all those years...

The Joy of Christmas Cards December 24, 2013 in Entertain, Family, Traditions

A funny thing happened in the evolution of Christmas cards. Cards became photos. Photos made the cards more interesting and personal. Children grow up right before our eyes year and year.  No doubt about it, I am a fan of the photo Christmas card....

Ladies Brunch December 22, 2013 in Entertain, Traditions

  Oh the joy of being invited to a ladies brunch. Quiche. Sausage. Fruit. Salad. Pastry Assortment. Sparkling Water. Champagne. Even little dishes of almonds and mints scattered around the table. Coffee and conversation. Brunch is a combination of breakfast and lunch usually served in...

Christmas Collections December 14, 2013 in Dogs, Entertain, Traditions

Oh, the nutcrackers! Oh, the stockings that are hung! Oh, the villages and trees! Oh, the Oreo cookie tins! Oh, the mantle places! Discovering all the traditions out there has been such a treat. It is so much fun to see what goes on...

Little Things Mean A Lot December 1, 2013 in Entertain, Fall, Family

You may remember how Evan likes to make his own peanut butter. That’s not it.  A few weeks back, Evan decided to make chili for Sunday night gatherings. He chops and dices and opens cans and gets it all simmering in the crock pots...

Easy Breezy Appetizer November 16, 2013 in Entertain

America! How are tastes have changed! It’s not that I don’t love a handful of Ruffles in Bison chip dip, or taco dip, chicken wing dip or the ever famous spinach artichoke dip. I love them all. But hey, have you tried the White...

Do You Want To Call Your Dogs? Pull Out A Receipt. November 5, 2013 in Dogs, Entertain, Lucy, poodle

Is Halloween Going To The Dogs? October 30, 2013 in Dogs, Entertain, Lucy, poodle

Reasons To Entertain October 15, 2013 in Entertain

  Yes it takes time, money and energy. Three things that we seem to all be running low on. But there is very few things that are more satisfying than entertaining in your home. It is something that we need to do more often...