May 5

A Mother’s Day Table to Show Her You Care

2017-05-17T11:29:06+00:00 By |Entertaining, Place Settings, Spring, Tips & Ideas|0 Comments

Mother's Day table inspiration from Ballard Designs

Mother’s day is about showing that important lady in your life gratitude and also pampering her a little bit. In my mind, there’s nothing more luxurious than having someone cook for you, and cooking for someone else is the ultimate way to show someone you care. We dreamt up this pretty, sunny table as the perfect space to have a leisurely Sunday brunch with your mom. Here’s what we did:

Jun 21

10 Ways to Serve Drinks at Your Next Outdoor Party

2017-02-03T16:10:29+00:00 By |Entertaining, Outdoor Entertaining, Spring, Summer, Tips & Ideas|0 Comments

10 ways to serve drinks at your next outdoor party

Send out an evite, pull out your favorite cocktail napkins, and crank up the music. We think it’s time to throw a backyard party! The first order of business? Set up the bar — or at least figure out where you’re going to serve the drinks. After all, it’s the first place people gravitate towards when they come over. We’ve got 10 ideas for setting up a drink station … and no, it doesn’t include a plastic cooler on the back porch.

Jun 3

Recipe: Schaum Meringue Torte

2017-02-03T16:10:30+00:00 By |Entertaining, Recipes, Spring, Summer|6 Comments

Dennis Dean's summer meringue torte recipe

We believe that no dinner is complete without a little something sweet. And Atlanta caterer Dennis Dean certainly delivered a sweet after dinner finale that we’re happy to share with you. You can make the torte the night before and simply pile on the berries and whipped cream right before serving. Find the recipe below:

May 27

Recipe: Dennis Dean’s Chopped Kale Salad with Quinoa, Cherries, and Toasted Pecans

2017-02-03T16:10:30+00:00 By |Entertaining, Recipes, Spring, Summer|0 Comments

Recipe for chicken from Dennis Dean catering

We make no apologies about our love of outdoor entertaining. It’s what summer’s all about, and no matter the size of your space or the weather forecast, getting together with friends and enjoying the great outdoors is what summer is all about. Which is why we want to give you a hand with your entertaining game. We asked Atlanta caterer and seasoned entertainer Dennis Dean to share a few of his favorite recipes with us.

Apr 15

16 Summer-Ready Place Setting Ideas

2017-03-31T11:12:12+00:00 By |By Season, Entertaining, Place Settings, Spring, Summer, Tips & Ideas|0 Comments

Summer just seems to be the perfect time to entertain. The flowers are in bloom, maybe your kitchen garden is overflowing, and you can send the kids out into the backyard to play. Whenever we’re entertaining, we like to add a little flourish to the table to make guests feel extra special. Even if you’re having a casual meal, a little forethought a few days in advance is all you need. Here are some of our favorite summer place setting ideas that feel bright, festive, and simple enough to pull together on busy days.