All posts tagged: dinner party

DIY: Eco Chic Wine Charms

New Year’s Eve is days away… Here is a fun and easy DIY project, to add some sparkle and dazzle to your wine glasses and champagne flutes.  Pop. Fizz. Clink. Dazzle. Eco Chic Wine Charms What you will need:  Beads, charms, and  silver hoops (Used for jewelry making).  Alternatively, you can make rings out of some wire using wire pilers to bend the ends together. Tip:  To keep it eco friendly you can repurpose old hoop earrings, beads and charms from broken necklaces or bracelets. Instructions: Simple, string together the desired beads or charms onto the silver hoops or wire depending on the medium you are working with.  Attach to glass.   Champagne Flutes Charms   Wine charms are super easy to make.  Consider setting up an art station where guests can create their own personalized wine charms and keep it as a New Year’s Eve keepsake.  Otherwise, your lovely wine charms can be used for dinner parties, birthday’s and other festive celebrations. Have fun and enjoy! With love, xo    

Red, White + Blueberries… 4th of July Treats

  This morning I had some time to do a little 4th of July baking.  I decided to do red, white and blue inspired fruit tarts for this 4th of July.  The fresh fruits helps to balance out the healthy and the not so healthy but delicious custard.   Confession the pastry is not made from scratch but I did bake it lol This light and yummy dessert is great for 4th of July dessert bars or for guests at dinner or BBQ’s. Ingredients Madagascar Vanilla Custard (Fosters Strand Location Sells It) so yummy! Strawberries Cherries Blueberries   Happy Baking! with love, xo

Eco Chic: 4th of July Brunch with Sangria

4th of July is one of my favorite holidays! Fireworks, yummy food and time well spent with friends and family.  Over the weekend, I tested out some ideas for the quickly approaching 4th of July Holiday,- this Wednesday!  (not a public holiday here in Cayman).  So here are the goodies I came up with…. 1. Eco Chic Table Decor Every now and then it is nice to incorporate fresh flowers into your brunches, lunches, and dinner parties.  In the picture above are some fresh coral pink and white roses perfect trending summer colors!  The great thing about choosing roses is that later the roses can be repurposed to make potpourri and/or rosewater. 2. Sunday Brunch Sangria This was my first time making Sangria and thankfully it turned out pretty good. Ingredients: 1 Bottle of Red Wine ( I used an unfinished, half a bottle of Red Wine) 2-3 slices of orange 2-3 slices of lemon 6-8 slicked strawberries 1 small diced apple Chill overnight, and enjoy the next day! 3. American Flag Inspired Fruit Platter On …