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  • Mezcal martini halloween cocktail recipe

    El Esqueleto cocktail- A Halloween Mezcal Martini

    Do you like to make themed cocktails for holidays like Halloween? I love a themed ANYTHING so the cocktails also fallow suit in my house. I love a good kitschy, creepy cocktail, but sometimes…

    October 26, 2021
  • Throwing a Chic Living Room or Backyard Picnic

    CHIC BACKYARD PICNIC Well, this is not how many of us expected to spend Memorial Day weekend (unless you are an introvert and this is your idea of a holiday weekend! Introverts rejoice!) We…

    May 22, 2020
  • Tomato Pepper Toasts with Whipped Basil Goat Cheese

    Tomato Pepper Toasts with Whipped Basil Goat Cheese

    These Tomato Pepper Toasts with Whipped Basil Goat Cheese are so easy and delicious for a summer picnic! And the best part is, they utilize scrapes from juicing. I don’t know about you, but…

    May 22, 2020
  • Outdoor Fall Party & Harvest Honey Moon Cocktail

    Labor Day may mark the official end of BBQ season, but don’t let it deter you from keeping the party going outside! Fall is arguably the best time to host an al fresco fête.…

    November 18, 2019
  • Roast Chicken and Vegetable Grazing Board

    I  hosted an al fresco outdoor fall party with some of my closest friends and wanted a special meal that wowed, but wasn’t too complicated. I am known to serve up a fancy cheese…

    November 17, 2019
  • Grapefruit Rosemary Sparkler NYE Cocktail

    The holidays are here, and I could not be more excited! Time to decorate the bar cart, mix up some eggnog and start chilling the bubbly! This year, I am helping host a New…

    December 13, 2018
  • Easy Affordable Floral Centerpiece for Thanksgiving

    Setting the perfect table to highlight the Thanksgiving feast can be a tad stressful. Do you go formal or casual? Linens, no linens? Place cards or no? One year I hosted 16 people and…

    November 19, 2018
  • Blueberry Basil Rosé Smash

    I am loving all the berries at the farmer’s market right now. After picking up my fair share of blueberry baskets (how much is too much?), I knew I needed to whipped up a…

    July 27, 2018
  • Rosé Disposition rosé vodka cocktail

    How to Throw A Beach Picnic & Rosé Peach Cocktail

    Rosé has gone beyond just being a drink, rosé has become a lifestyle. Leisurely sunny days, pretty picnics, patios, long shadows, sunset views, pink hues, and living your best life. Bay Area local distillery…

    April 10, 2018