It is holiday time again and the bar is raised for family entertaining that will do justice to honoring mothers. Let’s face it- it can be intimidating to cook for a good cook. I decided to call in the expert for some entertaining encouragement and advice… drumroll….. Please welcome ALEX HITZ for a delightful interview! Lucky us. Alex has generously shared his time and talents with us and even given us the bonus of photographs that will make you swoon. Put on your entertaining seatbelt for this visual feast that is about to follow! Continue reading
I want to share one of my favorite New Orleans stores for your Magazine Street shopping: Continue reading
Are you entertaining for Valentines Day? Today I am guest posting for one of my favorite bloggers, Sarah Sarna. Click on over to her blog Live The Life You Dream About for a fun Valentines dessert idea that is as delicious and easy as it is beautiful…. and prepare to have a special Valentines Day!! xoxo
For those of you who live near Dallas or plan to be in the neighborhood, I want you to know about a wonderful Uptown neighborhood gem: Jo Jo Eating House & Bar. The Chef & Partner is internationally acclaimed Chef Laurent Poupart, from France, where he began working in a Michelin 3 star Continue reading
Hard to believe that Thanksgiving is already here, teeing off the start of many holiday parties. Will you be a host or a gracious guest? There is nothing better than showing up with the perfect gift for your host. It is a safe bet to go with something related to entertaining. Here are some thoughts with links included:
Last weekend my husband and I went out of town. I brought a stack of magazines to go through- my travel indulgence. The November issue of House Beautiful introduced me to Alex Hitz… southerner gone californian, talented chef AND designer AND avid entertainer- wow! How did I not know about this inspirational man of many talents?! I could not get enough of this article on him. Below are my thoughts when I was looking at the spread on his home.
If you get my drift, I was thinking love-love-love about most every detail of his design as I slowed down to absorb the photos. The southern influence shows in the table setting, also revealed through his design style- very handsome, a great mix of classic & contemporary, obviously someone who grew up around nice things. Boy does he have an eye for design. Continue reading