1. Host a Glam Wine Night

    I love hosting causal nights at home for a few friends…. takeout sushi, wine, and some much needed adult time once the kids are tucked away… I actually love these nights as much as I love going out!

    When it comes to hosting these nights, I leave the food to takeout but I always have a pretty selection of barware chosen and a small cheese plate with snacks to hold everyone over until the food arrives. Equally as important as the pretty wine glasses, the fresh hydrangea, sleek cheese tray, and fun coasters are the decorative pieces sitting on my coffee table where it is all displayed. As a matter of fact, one of the questions I get most from friends and readers is where I get all my fun trinkets and decor pieces {which continue over to my consoles and book shelves}. So today I wanted to share highlights and favorites from my collection!

    Starting with “wine prep” and my glasses… I simply love my Juliska Amalia glasses. I use them from fancy dinner parties to more casual nights like these. With the beautiful detailing, people always comment on them, so worth the investment! Next up is a marble cheese board… a few favorites include one by Michael Aram, one from Williams Sonoma, and this one only $19.99 at Target. Oh and I am in love this matching marble cheese knife set!

    Next you need a set of small plates, and I while this blue set by AERIN is one of my favorites, they are sold out, so I recommend these turquoise plates or this set with gold trim by Rosanna. Lastly you need a set of coasters like this sweet paper set from Draper James!

    Next is the decor and honestly I thought the best way to share this would be to list them by category, so here they are. A list of what I have or very similar! Happy searching and shopping! Hoping you have a glam evening!

    Shop more favorites below:

    Photos by Yesi of Simply Lively

  2. Dinner Party Spotlight: Mama and Tata

    By far the dreamiest party I have seen this summer… meet the hosts and today’s Dinner Party Series Guests, sisters and creators of the blog Mama & Tata. “Mama” Candice Miller and “Tata” {French for auntie} Jenna Crespi are New York gurus and share their picks for NY’s best services from beauty, fitness, travel, mommy musts, to food {of course keeping the most fashionable selections in mind} on their blog. This summer they threw a soiree of all soirees at their Hamptons home and I was ecstatic that they wanted to share this incredible party with FH readers. Read on for a bio of these trendy…

  3. Host the Prettiest Summer Picnic

    Summer time calls for the prettiest Summer picnic, so today I created a beautiful and delicious spread that I can’t wait to share with you all. On the menu: pressed turkey and cheese paninis which I filled with fresh arugula before placing on a white luxe platter. Alongside the sandwiches, I served a watermelon, feta, and fresh mint salad, a cheese and grapes display, and a bowl of fresh cherries. For dessert I picked up an apple pie, but to make it my own, I decorated it with a few extra flowers from my arrangements and placed it on the sweetest mint…

  4. Enhance your Summer Beauty Regimen

    The Summer sun had my skin begging for hydration, so this month I totally changed up my beauty regimen to a more oil-based routine with a fresh lineup of products. The end result… a dewey and extra glowy look, and an overall softness I can feel when I apply makeup! I am so in love with my new products that I wanted to share more details as to what I am using and how I apply them!! A new morning and evening addition is three spritzes of Laura Mercier’s ‘Flawless Skin’ Purifying Cleansing Oil, which I spritz after cleansing. The gentle oil deeply…

  5. Crush on Blush

    Blush… seriously my favorite color this summer! And after glancing at this collage, can’t you see why?! From fashion finds {these furry heels are only $100 on Revolve and these Fringe Earrings are $48 on Bauble Bar!}, to home accessories {how cute is this Pottery Barn embroidered pillow}, to beauty products {I love this liquid blush from Nars for a no makeup day pre-gym, to evening glow!}, I had to share some of my faves today! Have fun shopping! Shop the post:

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