Tag Archives: Party

Entertaining With :: Libbie Summers

I can almost smell the weekend, you guys, and all the food and parties and outdoor revelry that come with it. With soaking-up-the-sun and outdoor entertaining on our minds, we turned to one of the most creative and unconventional hostesses we know: Libbie Summers is the co-creator of the super inspirational Salted and Styled blog, and… read more


Spring Lunch Under the Trees

It feels like it was just yesterday that we posted Timothy Corrigan’s out-of-this-world holiday entertaining style at the fabulous Château du Grand-Lucé. Five months later, the temperatures are steadily on the rise in the Loire Valley, and Timothy’s transitioning his parties from dinners by candlelight, to lunch in the garden. We caught up with the interior designer… read more


DIY :: Pigskin Beer Menu Card

Even if you’re not a Broncos or Seahawks fan, chances are you’re not going to let The Super Bowl pass you by without celebrating the big game. I’m a fan of just about any excuse to get together and party with friends, so you can bet that come next Sunday, I’ll be eyes-glued to a… read more


Monochromatic Monday :: A Rockin’ New Year

My New Year’s Eve outfits (along with my chosen method of ringing it in) have ranged from glitzy LBD’s to flannel pajamas, and since this year’s plans include a swanky dinner downtown followed by a champagne-popping party… well, my look will definitely include a little sparkle. I’m planning to accessorize with the new rock pendant… read more


Field Trip :: Champagne Tasting at Goodall’s

When it comes to sparkling wine, let’s just say I’m not picky. No matter the bottle, grape or region, something about the first taste of those bubbles always feels luxurious. Since I’m hosting a big New Year’s Eve bash this year, I’ve literally got “15 bottles of Champagne” on the list for my next grocery trip…… read more


Entertaining With :: Susan Hutchinson

Did you guys catch this to-die-for Bastille Day first birthday party back in August? I caught wind of it while browsing Pinterest one day, and it immediately soared to the top of my “favorite parties” list. The mama behind the masterpiece? None other than Susan Hutchinson, francophile and author of Fleurishing. So it was no… read more


Monochromatic Monday :: Persimmon

If you’ve never tasted a persimmon, please add it to the top of your to-do list this week. They’re in their prime ripeness this time of year, and the flavor is really unlike any other fruit. I first fell in love with the small orange delights during my time in Israel years ago, where they… read more


Have a DIY Holiday… With West Elm!

It’s been a dream come true to partner with West Elm (one of my all-time favorite brands on the planet) this holiday season on a festive DIY styling collaboration. We just wrapped an inspirational tabletop shoot (sneak peek of our “snowed-in dinner party” above!), and now we’re officially inviting all of you to join us for… read more


Take The Surface Challenge

Can’t wait for next week’s kickoff party for the launch of Microsoft’s new Surface 2, a sleek touch-screen laptop tablet dubbed “the most productive tablet on the planet.” If you’re in Austin, come hang out with me and the team in-store to experience the new Surface 2 at the stroke of midnight, before its release to… read more


A Midsummer Soirée… with The Creative Parasol

Farewells are bittersweet — but we sure love a stylish send off! Our friend Lauren Cunningham at The Creative Parasol threw a summer dinner party as she, her husband Joe and baby Miles pack their bags for Shanghai to pursue an exciting new job opportunity. Here, Lauren shares some photos from the night, including some… read more