Posts Categorized: Entertaining

The New Photobooth

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So, I’m a lady who loves a good photo booth. That’s why I’m sort of intrigued by Phhhoto, a new app that instantly turns your photo booth pics into gifs. What’s cool is you don’t have to be at a wedding to try it out—just download the Phhhoto app to your iPhone and start snapping… Read more »

The perfect cheese plate

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What are your favorite hors d’oeuvres to serve when entertaining at home? My go-to is always a savory cheese plate—especially now that my sister gave me this gorgeous slate board, complete with soapstone chalk so that I can label every bite. This weekend, we have friends visiting and staying with us from out of town,… Read more »

Game night

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A couple of weeks ago, some friends of mine hosted game night. Read: Dinner (and plenty of wine) followed by a little bit of friendly competition. :) We played Apples to Apples, Catch Phrase, and a new game called Cranium Party Playoff—it was a hoot! It got me thinking about the games I used to… Read more »

Champagne + Cheese

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What do you typically pair with cheese? Last week, thanks to a fantastic class at the Brooklyn Wine Exchange—co-hosted by Stinky Bklyn—I learned the best answer: Champagne! Apparently, unlike red wine, Champagne (or sparkling wine and Prosecco) does wonders to cleanse your palette, no matter what type of cheese you serve. And here’s a great… Read more »

3 steps to a cozy home

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In my opinion, a cozy home only needs three things: a spot for tea, a spot for me, and a spot for entertaining good friends. As the weather gets colder and we start to retreat indoors, I’m realizing just how essential these things are to my day. Now you go: What do you need to… Read more »