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Serve this Refreshing Blueberry Whipped Parfait

Serve this Refreshing Blueberry Whipped Parfait

Happy Friday!  The weekend is almost here!  Are you looking for dessert ideas for your next party? We love this dessert because it’s so light and PERFECT for Summer!  The middle layer is so delicious, we had to make sure we saved enough to create the desserts for our guests!  This is such a simple recipe which we have received a lot of wonderful feedback on – so we wanted to share it with all …

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Sip and See Party Customized for Ivanka Trump

Sip and See Party Customized for Ivanka Trump

For weeks after baby’s arrival it’s a juggling act on top of sleepless nights. The idea of throwing a party couldn’t be further from the mind. A Sip and See is the 21st century’s take on celebrating the arrival of a newborn. It’s an emerging trend that flies in the face of all that downcast exhaustion. The Sip and See is a large, glittery affair, involving a specialty cake, fancy hors d’oeuvres, champagne, and considerable …

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How to Design a Chic Easter Dessert Buffet

How to Design a Chic Easter Dessert Buffet

Planning to host a get together this Easter?  Design an attention-getting, impressive dessert buffet.  Dessert is our favorite part of a meal and even the simplest desserts can gain star power if dynamically displayed. Adding interest to your tablescape by elevating some items, adding decorative pieces and using tiered trays is aesthetically pleasing. Just like great landscaping or flower arranging, a visually pleasing buffet will not only display items with varying heights but also a …

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How to Spin Oscar Night

How to Spin Oscar Night

The big Hollywood night is coming up and Oscar will be in the spotlight along with the best of the best.  It’s a night to celebrate.  Yes it falls on a Sunday and ends later than most people in the Eastern time zone are willing to stay up, so here are a couple of ways to spin it. Three words about the décor: Glam it up!  Use everything that sparkles and shines.  I’ve selected the New York City …

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Fun Way to Discover More Eateries

Fun Way to Discover More Eateries

Looking for a great idea for a lunch with girlfriends or dinner with your favorite couples?  Try this progressive idea.  Here’s how we put together our Indianapolis based progressive luncheon. We identified a couple of areas in town that had several restaurants within close proximity of one another.  Then we determined which area of the city would most satisfied our tastes. We chose Mass Ave, a very eclectic section of town offering an interesting mix of restaurants to satisfy everyone’s cravings.  We checked menus …

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5 Restaurant Progressive Dinner Party

5 Restaurant Progressive Dinner Party

You must try this amazing night out with your friends. Progressive dinners often take place in a variety of homes, serving one or more courses each. I’m sharing an alternative to this traditional format that goes over big each and every time. Look for an area in your city that has a variety of restaurants within walking distance. After doing a little research, you will discover the best places to go for each course of your meal. Depending on the time you start …

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5 Planning Tips for Progressive Dinner Parties

5 Planning Tips for Progressive Dinner Parties

Did you know that progressive dinner parties are one of the most versatile party styles going? You can have them at your home using various rooms for each course or coordinate with several friends to host a progressive dinner party at 3 or 4 different homes, with each host responsible for a specific course. A progressive dinner night-out-on-the-town opens the evening up to experience an array of restaurants. Plan to eat a different course at …

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9 Tips to Plan Food and Drinks for Your Next Party

9 Tips to Plan Food and Drinks for Your Next Party

With the big party season fast approaching, you have not only the who, what and when on your mind but also the menu you want to prepare. What to serve is difficult for many simply because quantities have to be determined. When entertaining no one wants the embarrassment of having food run out before everyone has eaten. Here are nine tips to make entertaining easier! 1 | Assuming you are hosting a cocktail party and serving appetizers, the time of your party …

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5 Tips for Styling Your Home for a Party

5 Tips for Styling Your Home for a Party

Making the ordinary extraordinary is the perfect way to think about your home. Styling your home for your party might seem daunting at first so here are some tips to help you put your best foot forward. 1 | DE-CLUTTER Tidy up the areas you will use for the party including the entrance to your home and the bathroom guests will use. Remove any clutter, magazines and mail. Open up table surfaces so your guests will …

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Top 5 Party Must Haves

Top 5 Party Must Haves

Making a party feel special is what Your Perfect Party is all about!  Create an identity for your party by incorporating many beautiful, well-coordinated items into your tablescape and bar area. This will bring your party to life! Your guests will appreciate your attention to detail and your efforts won’t go unnoticed.  Here are our top 5 party must-haves that will help you elevate your party to the next level! 1 | A STATEMENT PIECE …

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