Category: Entertaining

Decorating An Event Using The 5 Senses

When most people think of decorating for an event, they think of linen color, centerpieces, streamers, flower arrangements, and balloons.  These items are purchased, arranged perfectly, and voila!…decorating for the event is complete!  Or is it?  An event’s decor does

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Confessions of a Perfectionist

I’ll admit it. . . Hi!  My name is Kamil, and I am a perfectionist.  I believe this trait lived dormant in me for years, and became more prominent as I aged.  It’s possible subconsciously I chose careers that satisfied the

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Cookout Food Safety Tips

“While most Americans realize that May through September poses the biggest threat of food poisoning, a recent survey conducted by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics shows that consumers are not practicing correct outdoor food safety procedures.” – Home Food Safety

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7 fun ideas for celebrating Best Friend’s Day

June 8th is Best Friends Day.  I would place Best Friend’s Day in the same category of importance as Mother’s and Father’s Day.  Our friends are the family we choose.  Best friends are a necessity of life.  They help us through

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Halloween Playlist

Hey ghouls & goblins! Are you in need of music to hand out trick-or-treat candy or hosting a ghostly Halloween party? Set the scene by adding these crowd favorites to your Halloween playlist!  Some of the songs don’t follow the

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Tips For Your Next Tailgate

Over the last 10 years, I’ve become a football fan (college football is my favorite).  Tailgates are so much fun!  Cooking-out with your friends and family, and rooting for your favorite team makes for an exciting afternoon of football!  As any tailgater knows,

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Make Your Hot Dog Station Regional

One of the hottest food trends in events and entertaining are food stations. Food stations are a fun way to add variety, while making it easy for your guests to mingle. Common food stations are: dessert stations, ice cream bars,

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Mother’s Day Brunch Or Breakfast In Bed

Deciding how to celebrate Mother’s Day is often a dilemma.  Knowing if your mom would like a mother’s day brunch or breakfast in bed is an even bigger dilemma.  In the article, “Mother’s Day Brunch vs. Breakfast In Bed“, Catie Parrish of the

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A Summer Event Must Have: Infused Water

For this summer’s parties and events, add a variety of infused waters to your menu.  This is a bright, refreshing, healthy beverage option with many benefits!  First, it’s a low cost beverage option.  Second, it can add a personal touch to your gathering. Finally, your guests will

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45 Egg-cellent Non-Candy Items To Hide In Easter Eggs

Any parent putting together an Easter egg hunt knows the classic items to hide in the eggs:  Peeps, chocolate eggs, jelly beans, etc.  I was talking to a friend recently, and she was looking for non-candy items to put inside

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