A French Country Wedding

Like many people who had to cancel their wedding due to Covid, after two years my clients were ready to celebrate in style.  They first married one year ago under confinement in England with a small ceremony with only family in attendance. And so, we thought why not have a public ceremony and party on the…

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Napkins, Welcome to the Fold

I’ve spent years decorating and designing beautiful tables for dinners not just in our home, but also for grand events and galas.   A properly folded napkin can be one of the most important things on a table and a harbinger of great things to come!  Aside from the obvious reasons folded napkins help finish the…

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Champagne 1.0

I have to admit immediately that Champagne has always been one of my preferred drink of choice.  It’s light, effervescent and has a lovely sometimes slightly bitter taste.   And interestingly enough, it is also one of the only wines that actually could be served throughout an entire meal, regardless of what you are eating. Champagne…

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Hors d’oeuvres et Canapés

Serve a platter of hors d’oeuvres or canapés and you will find people make a mad dash to get their hands on one.    These tiny moments of happiness are enough to tempt any appetite.   They are small easy to digest little chunks of life and my favourite thing to serve especially in my home.  …

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Wine 1.0 A Beginners Lesson

I took to wine later in life (pun intended) but up until that time, it just seemed like strong grape juice to me.   It was after my days in politics, once I started working as an event planner that my mind really opened up to one of the oldest and greatest drinks on the planet. The…

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Entertaining 1.0 – My Insider Tips to Make Your Next Party Perfect

For many people the idea of organizing an event can be daunting. But what most people don’t realize is that they are already good at planning events. Think about how many times you have organized Christmas dinner, Thanksgiving or even a child’s birthday party?  You have done it before, now you need to take those…

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