1. Tablescapes You need at your next party

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    I love entertaining all summer long, so what sort of tablescapes am I making now? Let’s take a walk down FH memory lane for my latest inspirations!

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    A Tea Party like this #FHDinnerPartySeries Guest, Crowns by Christy, threw at her NYC apartment. So many flowers, sweets, and treats… I love this for a Sunday activity with girlfriends.

    What you need to create the look: a floral table runner, floral china, and a pastel cake stand. See the full post here.

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    A Taco Night! I know we passed Cinco de Mayo but who doesn’t love blended margaritas and yummy tacos on a hot summer night!

    What you need to create the look: a pineapple centerpiece {see my tutorial on Martha Stewart}, home-made tacos {see this yummy recipe}, and fun melamine printed plates. See the full post here.

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    An outdoor Rosé party {by another #FHDinnerPartySeries guest YouandLu.com}… because literally this is the prettiest table runner ever!

    What you need to create the look: endless ranunculus to create a flower table runner, macarons and lavender to place at each setting, and rosé. See the full post here and see what I served alongside her tablescape here.

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    The prettiest engagement party brunch {because everyone seems to be getting engaged!}.

    What you need to create the look: gold-rimmed coupe glasses, floral china or floral dessert plates, and a sweet cake topper! See the full post here and btw, I am obsessed with all the wedding decor & accessories on BHLDN’s website!

    Gorgeous Summer time outdoor dinner partyHost an Outdoor Dinner Party with a DIY succulent box centerpieceIndividual cutting boards with olive oil and sea saltEach guest has their own cutting board and golf flatware

    Something totally unique!

    What you need to create the look: mini wooden cutting boards rather than a usual bread plate so guests can enjoy bread and olive oil, a succulent centerpiece {see the DIY here}, and brass lanterns. See the full post here!

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    A simple no-fuss Brunch!

    What you need: a bowl of red apples for your centerpiece, buttery croissants and other pretty pastries, mason jar mugs for drinks, and plaid napkins. See the full post here.

  2. Unique Lemonades for Poolside Sips

    There’s is nothing better than sipping on an ice-cold lemonade in the hot sun! And while a classic lemonade is nice, these cool and fruity mixes are bound to bring a new level of fun to the pool! So right in time for the long weekend, I wanted to share some of my favorite family-friendly recipes {yes, these are alcohol free!}! Thanks to all the amazing bloggers and websites for these inspiring recipes! Basil Lemonade by Camille Styles Lavender & Rose Lemonade by Lauren Conrad Raspberry Peach Lemonade by Damn Delicious Huckleberry Lemonade by Style me Pretty Lavender Lemonade by Style Me Pretty Honey Grapefruit Lemonade by Paperie…

  3. Memorial Day Bar Cart

    Continuing with my Memorial Day weekend prep, I wanted to share a fun bar cart display that I prepared for my girlfriends last week that would make for the perfect Memorial Day Bar Cart!! Nothing todo with the whole “Memorial Day” theme but rather the “let’s hang at the pool and drink delicious cocktails” theme {in case you were confused!}. So bright and fun for guests, and seriously so simple to assemble, this bar cart is a “do” even if you are headed out of town and need to assemble your spread on a side table! All you need is a drink…

  4. Pool Party Checklist

    The count down to Memorial Day weekend is here and hopefully you are looking forward to a weekend of sunshine, BBQ’s, cold drinks, and sun kissed cheeks. To prep you for your trendiest pool party yet, I created an enviable shopping list with all of my favorite poolside essentials that will have people instagramming all weekend long! From a monogrammed acrylic ice bucket, to flamingo ice cube trays, to preppy paddle boards, to watermelon candles, I can hardly wait for the weekend! Shop my full list below!

  5. Piper-Heidsieck Rosé Sauvage Cocktail

    When Piper-Heidsieck sent a bottle of their new Rosé Sauvage for me to test out for guests, I couldn’t wait to whip up the recipe they sent along with it! Taste-tested and approved, I am in love with this refreshing cocktail for poolside sips so I wanted to share with you guys right in time for the weekend! {Oh, and a super cute Hostess gift – Print out this recipe, buy all the ingredients, place in a small basket and bring to your next party!}. Happy Friday! Ingredients: PIPER-HEIDSIECK Rosé Sauvage Orange Bitters Triple Sec Berries Pink Grapefruit zest Ice Instructions…

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