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Party Idea: Mid-Week Girl's Night

I have a very special group of girl friends who are a constant source of support and inspiration. We are all at different points in our lives (some are single, some are married with children, some are in school, and others are advancing in their careers…) and we range in age from thirty-something to forty-something (plus one awesome first grader). 622 more words

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Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Dinner Party

Be the one among all your friends to host a real Dia de Los Muertos Comida! Celebrate this most magical of Mexican holidays with a menu of seasonal specialties directly from my award-winning cookbook. 161 more words

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Shades of Taste: Introducing a new way to dinner party

Did you know that color effects taste? We eat first with our eyes (then with our noses and finally with our mouths) and colors elicit specific taste expectations: bright yellows and lime greens and you might anticipate something sour or bright (a recent NPR program talked about how, “adding yellow food dye to vanilla pudding leads people to experience a lemony taste”), a beautiful burgundy is associated with a rich flavor. 124 more words

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Philanthropic Friday: Use Your Event Savvy to Give Back

For the past decade and a half, I have worked in the nonprofit sector. On a daily basis I see the positive impact that philanthropy can have on a community. 749 more words

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An Entertainer's Home Should Feel Like a Warm Hug

So, surprise, I love welcoming friends into my living space to share great food and participate in lively conversations! In many ways, I view my home as an extension of myself. 926 more words

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Doing the Double

This weekend we managed to pull off not one but two dinner parties- Friday night and Sunday night.  I’m not going to lie, I was a little tired on Monday morning.  650 more words