Posts Categorized: Entertaining

How to host a dog party

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Planning to throw a special celebration in honor of your pooch? Take your cue from party planner extraordinaire Amy Atlas. With the help of Brittany and Sarah from One Charming Party, this trio threw one heck of a soiree in honor of their favorite four-legged friends. The secret to a successful puppy party? It’s simple:… Read more »

The Kentucky Derby

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Over the weekend, I went on a mini-road trip to Connecticut for my friend’s family’s annual Kentucky Derby party. It was my first time attending, and wow — what an occasion it was! From the racetime excitement to the creativity of the hats, it was a festive and colorful day, mint juleps and all. The… Read more »

Addicted to spuds

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More than dessert, I have a weakness for potatoes. There’s something about all that salty, starchy goodness that I just can’t resist. That’s why I love the Spud Bar concept, shown in the delicious photos above. The idea came as the centerpiece for a bachelor party in Northern California, but consider the possibilities. Sporting events,… Read more »

If I could eat lunch in Paris…

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I’d definitely dine here! The place is called La Petite Cuisine a Paris, which directly translated means The Little Paris Kitchen. Owned and operated by trained pastry chef Rachel Khoo out of her own home, this cozy idea for a restaurant came to be when Rachel needed a place to test recipes for an upcoming… Read more »

Birthday wishes

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In honor of my dad’s birthday today, I thought I’d post a few pics from his younger years. The first one is of him as a kid growing up in Massachusetts. I love the casual attitude he has while pausing to snap this pic for his mom. The second photo is taken with me as… Read more »