Simple Rustic Farmhouse Thanksgiving Table Setting

For an avid entertainer like myself, Thanksgiving is the ultimate holiday to host.  This year I'm giving my Thanksgiving table a timeless, rustic update inspired by the colors of autumn, pumpkins, and a bountiful harvest.  This year's table setting is all about bringing the harvest home and gathering with a grateful heart to celebrate with friends and family. I partnered with my friends at Chinet to create a beautiful and stress-free table setting that your friends and family will … [Read more...]

Own Fall Entertaining Like a Total Boss

This post was sponsored by Total Wireless through their partnership with POPSUGAR. While I was compensated to write a post about Total Wireless, all opinions are my own. Before you know it, summer will be a distant memory and crisp weather, brightly colored leaves and all things pumpkin will be in full force. Autumn is the perfect time of year for entertaining outdoors.  What's more fun than inviting a bunch of friends over for good food, drinks, and great conversation all while savoring … [Read more...]

Colorful Painted Feather Thanksgiving Place Cards

When you love to entertain you usually get put in charge of hosting major holidays like Thanksgiving. I have been hosting Thanksgiving at my house, for both sides of our families, for the past several years.  I love having our home filled with family, laughter and good food...but I'll be honest my favorite part of hosting Thanksgiving is decorating the table.  I've started working on the kids table, and I'm almost certain everyone is going to want a seat at this colorful Thanksgiving … [Read more...]

Roasted Garlic Caprese Sandwich

Fall is the perfect time to pack your picnic basket and head outdoors for an extraordinary afternoon.  Summer picnics get all the glory, but here in the South the fall is actually the perfect time for a picnic. The temperatures are cooler, there are fewer bugs and the changing scenery is an extra bonus. If you want to make sure your picnic is magical you'll want to make sure you follow our top 10 tips for packing the perfect picnic and you are going to want to make sure you pack a Roasted Garlic … [Read more...]

Easy Entertaining: Fall Coffee Bar

I'm always looking for a reason to hang out with friends and catch up.  The older I get I find that spending time with close girlfriends is essential for my sanity & my soul.  Now that fall is here, and the kids are in school, I thought it would be fun to host a few girlfriends over and catch up over coffee.  I set up a simple Fall Coffee Bar and invited friends over so we could take a break from the hustle and the bustle that comes with this time of year. I'm excited … [Read more...]

5 Essential Tips for Impromptu Entertaining

This post was sponsored by Wholey Cheese! through their partnership with POPSUGAR. While I was compensated to write a post about Wholey Cheese!, all opinions are my own. The arrival of fall not only brings cooler weather it also ushers in the hustle and bustle of the holiday entertaining season. I love this time of year because it means there are lots of excuses for entertaining, but it can also be a challenge to remember to slow down and to savor the moments.  This year I'm trying to be … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Spice Donuts

September is the unofficial start of all things Pumpkin Spice, and my family loves it!  One of our favorite treats is homemade donuts.  They are super easy and fun to make, and you can make just about any flavor you can imagine.  These delicious treats would be perfect on a crisp fall morning with your favorite latte.   I made these donuts with my Nostalgia Electrics donut maker, but you could use a donut pan too. What You Will Need:   1 Box Yellow … [Read more...]

Transitional Neutral Fall Tablescape

Hi Guys! It’s Jessica from Celebration Stylist again. I can’t even believe I’m saying this but it’s almost everyone favorite season, Fall!! I wanted to share the perfect transitional neutral fall tablescape. Pumpkins scream fall, but they're still a little tricky to come by in September so I didn’t include too many for this early fall tablescape. I snagged these pumpkins from the Target Dollar Spot and they were just the look I was going for. I really love neutrals for fall, and a pop of gold … [Read more...]