Delegate the Decor: Elevated Paper Goods

Thank you to Sophistiplate for sponsoring this post (paid partnership). Click here to shop all the pieces on this table. Here on Mrs. Southern Social, I talk a lot about “paper parties” and using disposable pieces to make entertaining easier. But it occurred to me that I’ve never really shared my styling tricks for settingContinue reading “Delegate the Decor: Elevated Paper Goods”

“Notes” on SoundWaves (get it?) – Georgia’s 9th Birthday

Thank you to the Gaylord Opryland for sponsoring this event. Georgia’s about to turn 9 (HOW did that happen??) and this year she wanted to celebrate with a party at SoundWaves, the indoor/outdoor waterpark at Gaylord Opryland. I was delighted to oblige because they take care of so many of the details that it’s likeContinue reading ““Notes” on SoundWaves (get it?) – Georgia’s 9th Birthday”

Practical Tips for Budget-Friendly Entertaining

This post includes affiliate links, which means I earn a small commission from purchases made through them. A few months back, I asked y’all what you wanted to see on Mrs. Southern Social and got a chorus of requests for budget-friendly entertaining ideas. I kicked myself for not thinking of this sooner, because while IContinue reading “Practical Tips for Budget-Friendly Entertaining”

Expert Q&A – Antiquing with Paige Minear

Our Expert Q&A series is back in the most fabulous way! Today the spotlight is on my dear friend, Paige Minear, and we’ve picked her brain on all things antiquing and estate sales. Paige is a frequent collaborator of mine and you’ll probably recognize her from several of the past tables we’ve styled together…everything fromContinue reading “Expert Q&A – Antiquing with Paige Minear”

Host the Ultimate Bridal/Baby Shower

I always get a lot of questions about hosting events, but people seem to be most curious about baby and bridal showers. I totally get it – these events can be a mine field! Games or no games? How do I manage all the co-hostesses? And of course, how do I choose decor? Well, wonderContinue reading “Host the Ultimate Bridal/Baby Shower”

Delegate the Décor: Produce Perfection

As much as I love flowers, I also love an unexpected centerpiece, and Host & Toast Luxury delivered in spades for my most recent tablescape. Host & Toast is a concierge hospitality service based in Nashville, and the owner, Anne Elizabeth McIntosh, can do everything from grazing tables to candy boards to food styling. SheContinue reading “Delegate the Décor: Produce Perfection”

Destination Delegation: Montage Palmetto Bluff

As promised, I’ve finally finished my guide to The Montage Palmetto Bluff, aka heaven on Earth. We had the most magical long weekend stay for July 4th and I cannot recommend this resort enough. Coincidentally, Alex (my Business Manager at Mrs. Southern Social) and her husband met friends there in June, so we put ourContinue reading “Destination Delegation: Montage Palmetto Bluff”

Destination Delegation: NASHVILLE

OK, y’all – this is my second Nashville guide in as many years because this city keeps growing! I can barely keep up with it all, but I really do think this updated list has something for everyone. Since I’m something of a unicorn these days – aka, a born and bred Nashvillian – I’veContinue reading “Destination Delegation: NASHVILLE”

Summer Nights, Part 2: The Easiest Dinner Party Ever

*Thank you to Dillard’s for sponsoring this post. This post includes affiliate links, which means I earn a small commission from purchases made through them.* Today I’m finishing up my “Summer Nights” series (read Part One here) with lots of ideas for hosting the easiest dinner party that’s all about savoring these late July evenings.Continue reading “Summer Nights, Part 2: The Easiest Dinner Party Ever”

Summer Nights, Part 1: The Ultimate Outdoor Movie Night

*This post includes affiliate links, which means I earn a small commission from purchases made through them. Thank you to Dillard’s for sponsoring this post; all Dillard’s items were gifted.* Today is the first of a two-part series that I’m calling “Summer Nights.” These posts are all about taking advantage of that late sunset andContinue reading “Summer Nights, Part 1: The Ultimate Outdoor Movie Night”