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ENTERTAINING, EVERYDAY entertaining | April 11, 2014 | by Kim Vallee

5 Easter egg decorating ideas with a modern flair

tape eggs

+ photo credits: Living at Home - Easter egg decorated with Washi tapes. With Easter just around at the corner, it is time to for you to decide on how you will decorate your table and your home for your Easter brunch celebrations. In my mind, nothing says Easter more than decorated eggs. I made a [...]

ENTERTAINING, OUTDOOR entertaining | April 25, 2013 | by Kim Vallee

Bar Carts for Serious Summer Entertaining at Pottery Barn

wagon party bucket

If your home or your cabin by the lake is the party central for you and your friends, you need great beverage station options. The latest summer collection at Pottery Barn gave you something to think about. See how you could do it. Wagon Party Buckets Sourcing: Galvanized wagon party bucket at Pottery Barn $199 [...]

ENTERTAINING, OUTDOOR entertaining | April 4, 2013 | by Kim Vallee

Combine: An Eco-friendly Picnic Set from Bold_a design company

combine it line by bold_a design company

photo credits: Combine Combine will launch April 8th, 2013 at Rio+Design during Milan Furniture Fair (also known as Milan Design Week). I spotted a preview on Inhabitat earlier today. Bold_a design company designed a bamboo and silicone picnic set that is clever, complete and original. For one thing, the fishing net inspired carrying case becomes a sous-plat. photo credits: Rio+Design on [...]

ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY decorations | March 29, 2013 | by Kim Vallee

Daff’s Easter Bunny are Better than Ever

daff felt easter bunny

photo credits: Felt Easter Bunny by Daff € 39.50 for the tall one I introduced the felt Easter bunny by Daff back in 2009. They are nicely made in 100% merino felt. They now sell them in two sizes and more colors. Since then, Daff upgraded them by reinforcing it with cardboard. Unfortunately for us, they [...]

ENTERTAINING, OUTDOOR entertaining

March 21, 2013 | by Kim

For Casual Before-Dinner Parties: the Napkin...

napkin cup by royal vkb

photo credits: Napkin cup designed by OfficeOriginair for Royal VKB, € 12,95 Although 25 centimeters (10 inches) of snow felt on my [...]

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ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY entertaining

February 14, 2013 | by Kim

Happy Valentine’s Day!

valentine's day flowers

Valentine’s Day has a special twist this year in my home. It is the first time that we made valentines for my [...]

CAKES + desserts, FOOD + DRINK

February 1, 2013 | by Kim

Cream Cheese Frosting: Not Too Sweet

cream cheese frosting

photo credits: Martha Stewart (don’t use this recipe, use this recipe instead) Earlier this week, I was looking for a cream cheese frosting recipe that [...]

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January 25, 2013 | by Kim

Get These If You Plan to Propose on...

my phone is off for you

Valentine’s Day is one night where many guys decide to pop the question. If this is what you have in mind, guys, [...]

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December 31, 2012 | by Kim

A Black and White Tabletop for a New Year...

tabletop ideas for new year eve

If you prefer a clean look to glitters for your New Year celebrations, this modern black and white tabletop concept is for [...]

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December 30, 2012 | by Kim

DIY Photobooth Ideas for New Year’s Eve

diy photobooth for new year

Nothing commemorate the passing to the New Year as a photobooth. You will see that it is not complicate to set up [...]

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CAKES + desserts, ENTERTAINING

December 12, 2012 | by Kim

Mini Sandwich Cake Ideas

victoria sponge cakes and mini sandwich cakes

For the hostess, serving individual cakes reduces the amount of work during a party. Plus, I feel that there is an elegance [...]

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ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY entertaining

December 11, 2012 | by Kim

Holiday Baking: From Snowflake Donuts to...

snowflake donuts

Holiday baking is as much as decorating than the actual baking. These three desserts have the look and taste to impress your [...]

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