1. Grapefruit & Strawberry Martinis for Valentine’s Day

    I love decorating for Valentine’s Day {obviously, I mean it’s been going on for weeks on the blog} but as much as I like all the hearts and frills I also love something a bit more sophisticated and elegant. So today I wanted to share a simple bar cart display for Valentine’s that includes the most delicious Valentine’s {or Galentine’s Day} martini recipe. Of course the key to making it special is choosing delicate martini glasses {these are the Lenox Tuscany Classic}, adding pretty garnish, and displaying alongside lush flowers! Read on for this martini recipe that I found on AHealthyLifeforMe.com. Love Potion #9 Cocktail {ie….

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  2. Valentine’s Day Bar Cart

    I absolutely love Valentine’s Day and it’s not for the usual reason that most married women do, which is a day of gifts and romantic dinners. Actually to be honest, my husband doesn’t really care for the Holiday and we usually opt to go out a few days later when we can actually get into the restaurants we like! But the real reason I love the Holiday is the excuse to use everything pink. Pink flowers, cocktails, candy… and it’s more than acceptable, it’s encouraged!! So styling the photo shoots you will see over the next two weeks {as well as…

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  3. Thanksgiving Bar Cart & Cocktail : For Him

    As a continuation to yesterday’s post, I wanted to share a “his” and “hers” cocktail and bar cart story for your upcoming Holiday entertaining. With Thanksgiving just a week away I thought this cocktail was seasonally appropriate due to the gin, but realistically this cocktail is great for gin lovers year-round, so feel free to use this at Christmas or New Years. As for the decor, I swapped over to mint julep cups from Mark & Graham that have been a staple for my manly cocktails since the Kentucky Derby. I placed the cocktails on a circular monogramed wooden tray {also Mark &…

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  4. Thanksgiving Bar Cart & Cocktail : For Her

    Because my bar cart vignettes have been so fun to set-up and serve guests, I wanted todo “his” and “hers” Thanksgiving cocktail stories today and tomorrow to inspire you for your upcoming Holiday entertaining! Today is geared towards the gals {for those of you hosting a “Friendsgiving” this is a great one to whip up!}. It is light and refreshing, leaving you plenty of room for all that turkey and stuffing! Plus I love to drink champagne on pretty much every holiday as a little celebration, and the elderflower liqueur makes it feel perfectly festive. Then paired back to chic and sleek…

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  5. Decorate your Bar Cart for Fall

    Seriously I am LOVING decorating my house for Fall. I decorated my front steps and foyer table, my living room fireplace mantel, so I had todo a little something on my back patio for all of my outdoor dinner party guests to admire. I brought this Target bar cart on to my patio the last time I had an event so I could have a drink station, but have left it out there because it is such a cute accent piece! I now love to rotate how I decorate it based on the season and holiday! It was a hit for summer {with…

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