Category: Stylish Secrets

Stylish Secret :: Use Scarves As Table Runners

A fruitless search for gold or silver table runners for a holiday cocktail party made me think outside the proverbial “housewares” box.  I found long...

Stylish Secret :: Mashed Potato Martinis

Mashed potatoes are made into cocktail party fare when served in a martini glass.  Set up a topping bar by setting out bowls of shredded...

Stylish Secret :: Schedule “Me” Time for the Hostess

You’ve planned all the special touches to make your party perfect, but don’t forget to schedule time to get yourself party-ready.  Make your grooming appointments well in...

Stylish Secret :: Dress Your Table in Seersucker

Give your table a beachy look with seersucker.  This preppy fabric invokes the feeling of being beachside in New England.  Use this look for a lobster bake, pool party, backyard BBQ...

Stylish Secret :: Summer is the Season for Prosecco

Prosecco, a sparkling Italian wine, is one of my favorite summer drinks.  It’s light, refreshing and cheerful.  Prosecco is often served at brunch with a peach puree...

Stylish Secret :: Serve Cheese at Room Temperature

Cheese is one of THE great entertaining staples.  For optimal flavor, serve cheese at room temperature.  Bringing the cheese to room temperature allows the full...

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