1. Kale Pecorino Salad

    Yesterday I found the richest, darkest, and greenest Kale at the Farmer’s Market so I couldn’t resist purchasing a bundle for tonight’s dinner. I went searching for a salad recipe that felt “Fall” appropriate and I loved the one I found on SmittenKitchen {with a few FH tweaks}. The bread crumbs {I opted for whole wheat} add a nice texture, the Pecorino cheese is thick and buttery, and the raisins add just a hint of sweetness. When it comes time for dinner, rather then plating my salads, I plan to make my salad the centerpiece by serving it in a gorgeous Michael Aram Hosta…

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  2. Creative Centerpiece Idea

    There is this great misconception that a gorgeous centerpiece on your table equates to a beautiful floral arrangement {See other tables where I  also forewent flowers for candles or vases here and here!}. So today’s table again proves otherwise. My grandmother bought me the Kelly Wearstler’s Classic Brass Legs {A gift only a true FH would appreciate} for my one year wedding anniversary. I have had so much fun displaying them in a variety of ways on my bookshelf. But when I was throwing a last minute dinner and realized I hadn’t picked up flowers, I decided these could be the perfect substitute for my…

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  3. Organize Your Wine

    Whenever I host a dinner party I find that the most common “thank you for hosting us” gift is a bottle of wine. As it is, my refrigerator is exploding with food and the extra bottles of wine and champagne I keep on hand in case someone pops over for a casual visit or to share exciting news. But after the last few dinners, my refrigerator could barely close and my shelves looked like the walls of a liquor store. My husband and I decided it was time to rectify this “high class problem” and invest in two new things that…

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  4. A Peek inside my Fall Bag

    Wondering what’s inside my bright red Mulberry Bag this Fall? Well, I decided to open it up and share. First I have my red Saint Laurent wallet {a Gilt group steal but now available on Net-A-Porter.com.} My new J.Crew Gilded Canvas Notebook for meetings and inspirational notes. My fall lip color Laura Mercier lip glacé in Blush, the perfect muted tone. My mini business cards by Moo.com; I can’t tell you how many people love the size! A Madewell umbrella because the weather has been so unpredictable! A day/night roll-on travel size perfume set by Lisa Hoffman and Sephora Blotting Papers for my on-the-go touch ups! Lusting for a Red Bag or Wallet? Shop My Red Picks:

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  5. Host Happy Hour at Home

    Rather than meeting friends for a quick drink at a noisy and busy bar, I love to invite them over for a quiet drink and some quality catch up time at my apartment. In preparation for their arrival, I like to have all of my glasses and wine out on my coffee table so we can get straight to the drinking and lounging. One thing I hate is when I have my ice cold bottles sitting out on my coffee table and they begin dripping with condensation, leaving a puddle on my counter top. Thankfully it isn’t wood and it’s…

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