Paper Party Vendors

When it comes to entertaining, it doesn’t get any easier than using paper products. Thankfully, you no longer have to sacrifice fashion for function, as there are so many wonderful sources for paper party goods. I’ve listed my top go-to online stores for everything from plates, napkins, balloons to mini piñatas. There are banners, cakeContinue reading “Paper Party Vendors”

Delegate the Tailgate

Well y’all it’s the middle of tailgate season, and I’ve got a few hacks to help you remain the hostess-with-the-mostess, without breaking a sweat. Now, given that it’s been hotter than hell here in Tennessee the entire month of September, you’re still probably going to sweat, but hopefully none of it’s stress-related. I can tellContinue reading “Delegate the Tailgate”

Delegating with Draper James: An End-of-Summer Tablescape

Well friends, we’ve made it to the end of the summer, and I’m actually excited for the change in seasons here in Nashville. Maybe it’s because my kids go back to school, and as much as I love them, mamma needs a break. I’ve also already purchased a new closet-full of sweaters and swapped outContinue reading “Delegating with Draper James: An End-of-Summer Tablescape”

Yellow Everything

I used to be scared of the color yellow. Now, I find myself almost always gravitating to it when looking for flowers, linens or other decor items. It’s a no-brainer for summer parties, but I also love using it for early-fall entertaining. While I was procrastinating writing this post and spending way too much moneyContinue reading “Yellow Everything”

Getting Your Summer (Rat)TAN On

Summer entertaining brings to mind several materials that embody outdoor dining, one of those being rattan. I love everything rattan from furniture to dinnerware, and it’s become very popular, so there are plenty of places to find reasonably priced pieces. As you know, we’re all about making entertaining as stress-free and simple as possible aroundContinue reading “Getting Your Summer (Rat)TAN On”

Spring Tablescape with Fete Nashville

Pull out your parasol and crumpets, because today’s post is so southern and “old-fashioned- chic” you just might swoon. If Scarlet O’Hara was alive (and real) today, I’m pretty sure she’d be proud to dine at this table. This is why I love living in the south ya’ll. Chinoiserie and toile are alive and well,Continue reading “Spring Tablescape with Fete Nashville”

Cinco de Mayo: Setting the Table and Dressing to the Decor

This year we’re attending a friend’s Cinco Di Mayo celebration that includes kids, so I imagine it will be a somewhat tame day of celebration for us. However, I’m going to give you a little run-down of the tequila-tasting birthday party I threw for my husband last year to show you a few last-minute ideasContinue reading “Cinco de Mayo: Setting the Table and Dressing to the Decor”