1. Avocado Toast Three Ways

    Avocado toast is seriously all the rage right now. Go into any trendy New York City restaurant and they have found a way to incorporate it into their menu, meanwhile the hashtag is exploding on Instagram. So bottom line, serve avocado toast at your next hosting venture if you want to appear in the know. Today I wanted to share three ways to serve avocado toast so no matter what time of day you are hosting, it will feel appropriate, filling, and of course be delish… Brunch: Avocado Toast with a fried egg on top as a swap to your usual bagel…

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  2. St. Patrick’s Day Bar Cart

    After a few too many St. Patrick’s Day celebrations spent at dirty bars drinking nasty Irish beers, I decided it was high time I host a classy version of the holiday at Chateau FH for friends to enjoy. I love a good day drinking session so I decided to call this for brunch time with green themed cocktails and breakfast-friendly snacks. I was beyond thrilled to debut my new Target bar cart {only $130!!} for the occasion. I displayed my drinks and festive straws on the top tier of the cart and then food and flowers on the bottom level. For…

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  3. Host a Macaron & Rosé Party

    When my girlfriend turned 30 she asked if I could throw a low key celebration with a few of our closest friends. So what does every girl want for their birthday? Sweets and bottomless bottles of wine {especially when turning 30!}, so I was happy to oblige and host the dinner at my apartment where we would have my entire wine fridge easily accessible. Because this was a birthday celebration, the dessert needed to be at the forefront. To do so, I gave each guest their own mini cake stand of macarons at their assigned seat. {FYI, macarons are the hip new version…

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  4. Roundup of Cute Polka Dot Pieces for Spring

    Nothing cheers up a dreary or dark kitchen like an array of bright polka dots. Here are my favorite hostess pieces in this pattern {also great hostess gifts to keep in mind!!}. Polka Dot Mixing Bowls ◊ Polka Dot Oven Mitts ◊ Polka Dot Round Vase ◊ Polka Dot Clear Vase ◊ Polka Dot White Vase White Vase ◊ Polka Dot Linen Cocktail Napkins ◊ Polka Dot Party Invitations ◊ Polka Dot Candle ◊ Polka Dot Dinner Plate

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  5. Take your Happy Hour from good to great

    It’s 5:o0 clock somewhere, right? One of my favorite things to host is Happy Hour for friends. So what takes my presentation from good to great? There are a few things I am loving right now that make my arrangement insta-worthy…. 1. Put aside your everyday wine glasses and opt for ones that are a bit more unique. While simple glasses are an easy go-to, I love ones with little details or designs. These Juliska Amalia wine glasses are my favorite for white wine and rosé. Pretty much any time I entertain with them people ask where I got them! 2. Choose linen…

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