Elevated Summer Soiree with Gloria Ferrer Wines

Thank you, Gloria Ferrer, for sponsoring this post. Elevate your everyday entertaining this Spring and Summer with Gloria Ferrer wines! The summertime heat is quickly approaching- but that’s not a bad thing. It just means that rooftop summer soirees are about to kick off and we can have good excuses for eating cheese and fruit

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Elements of a Perfect Summer Picnic

Sweet summertime: the days are longer, the afternoons more carefree, the sunshine more radiant and gives way to the perfect summer glow. Every year I try to steal away for an afternoon picnic- whether it’s a crowded Saturday afternoon in Piedmont, or retreating to a secluded riverside nook, picnicking enables me to do my favorite

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Spring Floral Arrangement

Whenever I have a little expendable income, I like to bring something fresh home to liven up my surroundings. Since I have the least green thumb in all of the SouthEast, my “somthing live” comes in the form of local flowers from my favorite farmers market or a last minute splurge while checking out at

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Outdoor Kentucky Derby Party

Happy Derby Day!  The races have kicked off and we’re all anxiously awaiting 6:34pm when the horses will be off on the run for the roses!  Until then, take a peak at some last minute inspiration for your own back yard Derby party below, an inside tablescape and the perfect mint julep recipe.  Dress ||

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4 Foods You Must Serve at a Kentucky Derby Party

Butter my biscuits, it’s that time of year again!  The Kentucky Derby sneaks up on me so fast each year with it’s close proximity to Easter and Cinco de Mayo (bonus points when Cinco de Mayo is on the Derby and you have a Cinco de Derby party) and I always feel like I’m scrambling

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5 Reasons To Have A Signature Holiday Cocktail

My favorite thing about living in the South is the traditions I’ve been picking up over the years: like how to write a proper thank you note, packing more by packing less, investing in timeless pieces of clothing, hosting the perfect party, and creating signature treats, dishes and cocktails. (You can find all of these

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