Delegate the Holidays – “Disposable” Halloween Party Table

The Coronavirus continues to wreak havoc on all holiday plans this year, so we continue to pivot and make the most of what’s allowed. To my kids’ great disappointment, we made the executive decision not to trick-or-treat. However, I promised them a fun evening in their costumes, so we’re planning to host a small gatheringContinue reading “Delegate the Holidays – “Disposable” Halloween Party Table”

Delegate the Cooking: Q&A with The Salted Table’s Charles Hunter III

We all know that I don’t cook, but I really admire those who can. Charles Hunter III is a fabulous private chef here in Nashville who offers in-home catering and cooking classes, and also blogs about all things food at TheSaltedTable.com (follow him on Insta @TheSaltedTable). His enthusiasm is so infectious that I practically feelContinue reading “Delegate the Cooking: Q&A with The Salted Table’s Charles Hunter III”

Delegate Fall Florals, Nashville Edition

It’s finally fall, y’all! Like everyone, I adore this time of year, especially the decorating. Of course that means pumpkins and mums for my porch, but I also love to bring the colors and feel of autumn to every room inside my house. The easiest way to do that is with flowers, and while IContinue reading “Delegate Fall Florals, Nashville Edition”

Late Summer Entertaining, Round Two

Y’all know that I preach constantly about repurposing the pieces you already own for entertaining. In that spirit, I wanted to show you another take on my “Late Summer” table.  For my second look, I simply swapped out the etúHOME wooden boards for colorful plates and bowls. Cabbage dishware is definitely having a moment theseContinue reading “Late Summer Entertaining, Round Two”

Delegate the Tablescape: Late Summer Entertaining

Thank you to Freshly Set and etúHOME for sponsoring this post.  Late summer is one of my favorite times of year. September gives us the perfect balance of sunny days and hints of fall, setting the ideal scene for outdoor entertaining. Leave it to me to judge seasons by their “party potential,” but I doContinue reading “Delegate the Tablescape: Late Summer Entertaining”

Delegate Dinner – Oyster Edition

Let me start out here with total honesty- I’m not an oyster fan. However, just about everyone I know enjoys them, and since we’re on the cusp of “oyster season,” I decided to share the resources that my nearest and dearest have shared with me. After all, I’m all about “delegating dinner” and with theContinue reading “Delegate Dinner – Oyster Edition”

Delegate The Closet – Expert Q&A with Personal Stylist Carson Love

While I’ve definitely NOT worn real clothes every day this summer, this weird time HAS made me rethink my wardrobe. Like many of y’all, I’ve felt the urge to clean out my closet, reorganize things, and create new outfits from the pieces I already own. Luckily, I’ve been able to delegate (angels singing) a lotContinue reading “Delegate The Closet – Expert Q&A with Personal Stylist Carson Love”

Delegate the Details – Outdoor Entertaining with Yellow, Blue & White Decor

Thank you to Frances Valentine and Tuckernuck for sponsoring this post. Even though it’s officially 700 degrees here in Nashville, my family is spending a lot of time outside. As we ease back into entertaining in small groups, I think a lot of us are hosting outdoors for an extra measure of safety. With thatContinue reading “Delegate the Details – Outdoor Entertaining with Yellow, Blue & White Decor”

Delegate Design – Expert Q&A with Minnette Jackson Interiors

Our Expert Q&A series continues with interior designer Minnette Jackson (Instagram: @MinnetteJacksonInteriors). Minnette is based in Houston but has strong Nashville ties: she went to Vanderbilt and started her design career in Music City (click here for a peek of her fabulous home in Belle Meade). She’s wonderfully talented and helped me with many spaces in our old house, including the dining and living room. Minnette’s interiors are all about classicContinue reading “Delegate Design – Expert Q&A with Minnette Jackson Interiors”

Delegate the Mess – Expert Q&A With The Neat Method Nashville

Well, this pandemic is raging on and we’re spending more time at home than we ever thought possible. Luckily, Holly Trepka of Nashville’s NEAT Method is next in our Expert Q&A series (note that NEAT Method has locations all over the US and Canada). She’s a home organization genius and full of ideas for whippingContinue reading “Delegate the Mess – Expert Q&A With The Neat Method Nashville”