Thanksgiving Table Arrangement

Published October 08, 2014

It's during this time of year that we all give thanks for our families, friends and all the fortunate things in our lives. It's a wonderful time to gather family and friends around the table and celebrate the autumn months.... Continue reading →

Pre-Punched Papers for Votives

Published September 17, 2014

It's not always necessary to invest in expensive candleholders when you can put together a few pretty votives with relative ease using craft supplies. Creative supplies can be found everywhere from your local craft outlet to neighbourhood dollar stores. Be... Continue reading →

Retirement Party Ideas….by Lita Lane

Published September 15, 2014

Retirement Party   A well-planned retirement party should be both light-hearted and fun while still honoring the career of the retiree and reflecting back on the accomplishment and contributions that the individual made during their tenure with the company.  ... Continue reading →

Garden Parties

Published September 03, 2014

It seems we are having some of the nicest late summer weather in years. Traditionally September is a beautiful month here in Vancouver, so why not extend the summer by hosting a few dinner parties outside? Whether you have a... Continue reading →

Kid's Party Hats

Published August 22, 2014

You have chosen the date, planned the menu and calmed the child. It's time again for another joyous birthday party. One of the most arduous tasks is trying to come up with ideas that will impress the kids and the... Continue reading →

LED Outdoor/Indoor Decorative Balls

Published July 22, 2014

One of this year's hot products for summer entertaining is the indoor/outdoor LED light ball. This ball light is fantastic for entertaining on your outdoor deck or decorating a room for an indoor soiree. Illuminating your outdoor patio can be... Continue reading →

Edible Summer Flowers

Published June 25, 2014

Did you know there are many types of edible flowers? Pansies, violas, nasturtiums and impatiens are just a few examples of what is available and waiting for you to use in your kitchen. With the warmer weather upon us it's... Continue reading →

Hot Design Ideas for Entertaining

Published May 14, 2014

Every so often I like to venture out into the marketplace to see what's new and trendy on retail shelves in terms of entertaining ideas for both inside and outside on the patio. It's easy to be stylish on a... Continue reading →

Ordering Wine

Published April 30, 2014

I'm not embarrassed to say that I enjoy a nice glass of wine with dinner when we decide to go out for the evening to a favorite restaurant. But many times I find the wine list quite overwhelming. Do we... Continue reading →

Fancy Garnishes

Published March 05, 2014

Have you ever wondered how bartenders make those little rose garnishes or fruit rind twizzles that arrive on the edge of your cocktail? The time and effort bartenders take to make these creations for dinner plates and beverages always impresses... Continue reading →