Tag Archives: entertaining with a passion

Halloween Dinner Party: A Spooky Gourmet Group Affair

A little 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 … Continue reading

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Art Theme Tablescape and “Georgia” Book Club Lunch

Earlier this summer, I hosted my Book Club for our discussion of the book, Georgia by author Dawn Tripp.  Georgia is a historical fiction book about iconic American artist, Georgia O’Keeffe.  In keeping with the theme of the book, I created an “Art Theme … Continue reading

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Gourmet Group “Grill Master” Tablescape and Menu

  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 … Continue reading

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“The Countdown” – A New Year’s Eve Tablescape

Tick Tock…I love clocks and watches so it was only natural that my New Year’s Eve tablescape last year included different clocks in it. What better way to ring in the new year than with some close friends?!  We had four friends from … Continue reading

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Christmas Dinner Party Tablescape

Happy Holidays A couple of years ago we hosted our Gourmet Group during the holidays.  Our theme for the dinner was “A Yuletide Dinner”.  Here is how I put together this tablescape in a step by step fashion. As I often do when starting … Continue reading

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Green Apple Themed Tablescape

Another member of our Gourmet Group hosted both a lunch and Gourmet dinner at her house within a week of each other.  She used a beautiful “green apple tablescape” for both events .  This tablescape works well not only for spring or summer but is perfect to use anytime of … Continue reading

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A Springtime Tablescape for Entertaining

I love to entertain…   I find lots of inspiration from the gorgeous tablescapes that “event planner extraordinaires” like Colin Cowie and Preston Bailey create.  Pinterest is another outstanding and fun source these days for entertaining inspiration.  However, unfortunately for … Continue reading

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