Tag Archives: summer entertaining

shower table

Baby Shower in the Garden

A baby shower doesn’t need to be an overly elaborate, theme-drenched event, some thoughtful, pretty touches is all it takes to create a beautiful day.

dahlias

Summer BBQ

The goal of summer entertaining is making it relaxed, fresh and enjoyable— even for the hostess.

pool reflection

Glorious Summer Day

I received a reminder e-mail this morning that this is the last day of the One King’s Lane Pinterest challenge to create a board inspired by your most glorious summer day.

Watermelon salad with avaocado and lime

Watermelon Salad with Lime and Avocado

The other day I decided to be a little creative with the leftover watermelon for a nice lunch with friends. This recipe turns some pretty basic ingredients into a beautifully composed and enticingly delicious course.

Summertime Salty Dog

Sweet, tangy, refreshing summer cocktail–the perfect thing for entertaining on a hot night or sunny afternoon.

Summer cocktail

The Perfect Summer Cocktail: White Port and Tonic

But sometimes I do like to change it up and when the weather turns really hot, like now, I head to the bar for an iced white port and tonic. I love serving it to friends when I entertain outside in the summertime because it’s so fresh, bubbly, light and delicious.