Autumn Comfort Food Dinner Party

Some info about our Gourmet Group:  We are 4 couples who enjoy cooking, entertaining, and most of all, each other’s company. 
We take turns hosting in our homes.  The hosts decide on the menu (theme) from appetizers to dessert for the evening.  The hosts cook most of the meal, but give at least one course (along with all the recipes) to the other couples to prepare.  We love trying new recipes and ideas.  So most of the time the recipes are ones we haven’t cooked before, but they don’t have to be.

Another couple hosted our Gourmet Group last November for Some Autumn Comfort Food.

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A Wedding Story (from a Groom’s Mother): The Rehearsal Dinner

elegant rehearsal dinner ideas

It’s the eve of their Wedding Day, and the Rehearsal Dinner.

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A Wedding Story (from a Groom’s Mother): A Couples Shower

 I started writing this post over 1 year ago.  Due to matters popping up from time to time since then, this post sadly kept getting put to the side.  However, it was never far from my thoughts.  I was always determined to get back to it, and to also finish writing the story of this Beautiful Wedding Journey.  So without further ado…

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An “Up North” Christmas Dinner Party

Some info about our Gourmet Group:  We are 4 couples who enjoy cooking, entertaining, and most of all, each other’s company. 
We take turns hosting in our homes.  The hosts decide on the menu (theme) from appetizers to dessert for the evening.  The hosts cook most of the meal, but give at least one course (along with all the recipes) to the other couples to prepare.  We love trying new recipes and ideas.  So most of the time the recipes are ones we haven’t cooked before, but they don’t have to be.

Another couple hosted our Gourmet Group this past December.  Her family has had a cabin in upper Wisconsin for many years.  Our Group got to experience a taste of it with their theme for the evening, “A Christmas Up North”.

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WELCOME TO THEIR CABIN…

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A Starry Night Christmas Dinner

Some info about our Gourmet Group:  We are 4 couples who enjoy cooking, entertaining, and most of all, each other’s company. 
We take turns hosting in our homes.  The hosts decide on the menu (theme) from appetizers to dessert for the evening.  The hosts cook most of the meal, but give at least one course (along with all the recipes) to the other couples to prepare.  We love trying new recipes and ideas.  So most of the time the recipes are ones we haven’t cooked before, but they don’t have to be.

My husband and I hosted our Gourmet Group last December (2017).

THE THEME AND MENU

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Oktoberfest Dinner Party and Gourmet Group

Some info about our Gourmet Group:  We are 4 couples who enjoy cooking, entertaining, and most of all, each other’s company. 
We take turns hosting in our homes.  The hosts decide on the menu (theme) from appetizers to dessert for the evening.  The hosts cook most of the meal, but give at least one course (along with all the recipes) to the other couples to prepare.  We love trying new recipes and ideas.  So most of the time the recipes are ones we haven’t cooked before, but they don’t have to be.

Willkommen!

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We hosted our Gourmet Group for a Oktoberfest Dinner Party.   C’mon in and take a look at our fun evening.

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“The Great Alone” Book – Tablescape and Book Club Lunch/Discussion

book club table for "The Great Alone"

I hosted my Book Club back in May for our lunch and discussion of Kristin Hannah’s latest book, The Great Alone.

Come take a look at my tablescape coordinated with details in the book.

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