A Festive Spring Luncheon

A friend invited me to attend her luncheon club yesterday and believe me it was a treat.  Shame on me for having so much fun that I didn't take nearly enough photos! her table delightfully adorned with miniature hydrangeas... I never tire tire of blue and white... The gathering began in the … [Read more...]

Easter Entertaining

I loved hearing local designer, Lynn Myers', ideas for easy entertaining last week.  While she made it look effortless, I know that more than a little planning went into her preparations... I thought her pointers were timeless but you could certainly use any of these ideas to incorporate into … [Read more...]

Party Time

I thought you'd enjoy a peak at a party some friends gave for a newly engaged couple... talk about making an entrance... the front parking bay was transformed into an al fresco eatery with The Manship Wood Fired Kitchen providing party fare... inside, the kitchen island served as the … [Read more...]

Go Virgi Go

My dear friend is bravely offering herself up as a candidate for Jackson City Council representative and Mr. Doctor and I proudly helped to host a campaign party for her this week... My next door neighbors offered their house for the gathering and as usual, she went all out... Fresh Cut … [Read more...]

Lucky Me

Lucky me!  A friend invited me to attend a meeting of her Play Readers Club last week.  She was hosting the group and had pulled out all the stops... The group meets monthly in each other's homes and members take turns reading short plays... On this occasion a partner was unable to attend and … [Read more...]

Festive Holiday Gathering

I loved getting to see my friend's beautiful Christmas decorations at a festive holiday gathering last week... Santa was quite a hit... Every room was decked out for the holidays... Notice the crackling fire through the window in the garden folly... Beautiful centerpiece... Kitchen … [Read more...]

Halloween Fun

I have a friend who revels in Halloween! no, really... A few years ago, when she realized that the days of trick or treating with little ones was in the rear view mirror, she enlisted the help of her hubby and started throwing a Halloween dinner party. no detail is overlooked... Spooky is … [Read more...]

Holiday Potpourri

The long anticipated event my neighbor and I have been preparing for arrived with the first flush of fall last Friday.   A neighborhood school - First Presbyterian Day School -  held its annual fundraiser, Holiday Potpourri, between our houses and in the boulevard... Come right in... I made … [Read more...]

Collections

A friend called a few months back to ask if I would host her antique club and talk to them about some of my collections.  Since I knew I'd be gearing up for another event I readily agreed thinking that it would push me to get things done early.  Well there were a few bumps in the road but I pulled … [Read more...]

The Decorated Letter

Whew!  It's been a while since I've been able to post anything here and I really do miss the contact and feedback with all of you!  I promise there is a valid reason for my absence and will be sharing that with you in the coming days In the meantime, my friend Peggy Goldstein of The Decorated … [Read more...]