4 Tips for a Simple & Elegant NYE Table

December 28, 2017

Throwing a New Years Eve party is a fun way to ring in the new year with friends and family. Photo by French Country Cottage After all the holiday chaos and running around, sometimes it … Continue reading

New Year’s Eve Entertaining

December 27, 2017

The New Year is just around the corner, so let’s get ready to decorate for a party! Let me show you how I have put together a beautiful, sparkling dining room, perfect for entertaining and … Continue reading

Family and Friends Outdoor Gathering in a Cozy Area

December 14, 2017

Finally cooler temperatures have arrived to our city and this means more night times in our patio. This year summer was harsh, but now that we are getting those under 50℉, s’mores, hot chocolate and … Continue reading

5 Step Thanksgiving Centerpiece Tablescape

November 16, 2017

Thanksgiving is right around the corner (can you believe that?) and today I wanted to share a quick 5 step Thanksgiving Centerpiece idea that takes all of 30 minutes including setting the table! I know, … Continue reading

A Holiday Dessert Bar Cart in 5 Easy Steps

November 16, 2017

‘Tis the season for holiday entertaining. One of my favorite things to do this time of year is to gather with friends and family and treat them to an array of tasty confections. Today, I … Continue reading

Thanksgiving Dinner – Simple and Al Fresco

November 15, 2017

Setting the table for family and friends shouldn’t make anyone feel anxious. Keeping things simple and making the most out of what you already have is always the key. We are hosting Thanksgiving this year … Continue reading

Fall Patio Decor for a Party

October 27, 2017

Hello there! It’s finally feeling like Fall weather here in California. In typical California style, it’s chilly in the morning, and then super hot in the afternoons. It makes it hard to dress for the … Continue reading

Create a Thanksgiving They’ll Love

October 18, 2017

Happy Thanksgiving! The holidays are just around the corner – and whether you’re hosting Thanksgiving or Friendsgiving – we’ve got some tips and inspiration for the first big get-together of the season. Gather Around the … Continue reading

Taking Your Fall Tablescape to the Next Level

October 11, 2017

With the warm weather coming to a close, it’s easy to feel sad about the end of summer. In my opinion, the best way to deal with these blues is to jump head-first into Fall. … Continue reading

A Spooktacular Halloween Party for Teens

October 6, 2017

This year I’m having a teen Halloween party at our home. While there are tons of things my daughter has included in her “ghoulish list,” this Mom is about to drop the mic with some … Continue reading