Tag Archives: entertaining

A Bridal Shower Using (Mostly) Barefoot Contessa Recipes

Mile-High Lemon Angel Food Cake

My oh my, it’s June already.  As Chaucer would say, Summer is A-Comin In!  This is one of my favorite times to entertain since the weather is good and the longer days make for a more relaxed gathering.  Plus the produce this time of year is excellent so food prep can be fairly simple. This [...]

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Friday Things: The (Somewhat) Formal Dinner Party Edition

Tonight we’re having friends over for a (somewhat) formal dinner party.  Something I’d like to do more often but after a week of planning, shopping, prepping and cooking I remember why this is a rare occasion. It’s a whole lot of work! I know,  I know.  It doesn’t need to be this way.  I could [...]

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Winter Tablescape

Mix & match china in black and white

Every December I’m itching to throw a dinner party–and never do.  I want to entertain because my house is spiffed up and holiday gatherings have reminded me how much I want to keep in touch with old friends. But by the time I get around to organizing something my calendar and everyone else’s is pretty [...]

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Kathryn Pritchett

writes about Things Elemental — where we find shelter, why we connect, what sustains us and how we strut our stuff.

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    • Back with Zen Glen at last! My how he’s grown in three months. Took him out to see some other impressive growing things at the Huntington. Later on we met up for dinner at the Santa Monica pier with @scatteredrain and friends. #sosocal