The Great Burger Giveaway with Yumms Burger Press & More!

Grilling season is nearly here in the Midwest.  Invitations to the backyard barbecue will soon go out.  Memorial Day marks the unofficial start to summertime . . . and I love it. Outdoor entertaining, delicious grilled food, warm conversations and kids running around in the backyard.  And did I … [Read more...]

My Trip to the Library for Entertaining Inspiration

I love Pinterest.  Browsing through all kinds of photos that give inspiration for decorating, parties and entertaining.  But there is something relaxing about looking through a book. An actual book. Flipping through pages of beautiful tables, creative presentations and delicious menus.  I love … [Read more...]

Rosette Napkin Fold for your Spring Table

This rosette napkin fold is easy to do and you can put it in a glass, tea cup or even yes, a mossy pot.  Grab your napkins and let's get rolling. Depending on the size of your glass or container, you will need to vary how tight you roll the napkin.  But, here are the basics: I love how it … [Read more...]

DIY Mossy Pot Centerpiece

Spring is coming or at least I am telling myself that over and over again.  I love the variety of decorations that can go on a Spring table setting. Today, we're making a mossy pot centerpiece.  The number of uses for this pot are endless.  I used it as a napkin holder but you could do so much … [Read more...]

20 Romantic Tablescapes for Valentine’s Day

I love getting all sorts of ideas for decorating my table.  Here are some of the best ideas out there for romantic tablescapes you can use this Valentine's Day.   1.  Ruffled Blog - Now, who would have thought a plaid afghan could be romantic?  Way to go!   2.  Mochatini  - Strong … [Read more...]

How to Fold a Napkin into a Heart

Add a fun touch to your table this Valentine's Day or any other special day you want to share some love with those around you.  When my daughter caught a glimpse of what I was doing, she was so excited.  Don't you love how easy kids are to delight? If you need of red napkins:  I was searching on … [Read more...]

Developing Your Entertaining Goals

It's a New Year!  Did you do anything fun for New Year's Eve?  We stayed home, celebrated with fancy glasses, sparkling grape juice and an early midnight. We played, relaxed and enjoyed some great snacks. Have you made any goals for this new year?  Maybe you wrote goals to be more focused, to … [Read more...]

5 Attitudes to Have When Entertaining Over the Holidays

Thanksgiving is upon us and you may be preparing for guests over the holidays.  You're writing menus, decorating the house, setting tables.  But hosting a successful holiday meal is more than good food and a clean bathroom.  Your heart has to be ready to receive your guests and extend these five … [Read more...]

Ideas for Your Thanksgiving Table

Welcome to Entertaining Fridays!  I hope you enjoyed last week's free Thanksgiving Napkin Wrap printable with Scripture verses.  This week, I've been browsing Pinterest and gathering ideas for your Thanksgiving Table.  One thing I know after looking at so many, I want to create a box or wooden plank … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Printable Napkin Wrap

Welcome to Entertaining Fridays!  I am so very thankful for you.  Today, I have a cute (and free) Thanksgiving printable to complement your table setting.  This set of six napkin wraps each has its own Bible verse.  Print as many as you need! Let's Get Started: What colors are you using at … [Read more...]