Entertaining
I’m not one to follow strict, traditional rules, but there is an art to being a good entertainer and host. So to help you become the best hostess or host you can be, I
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10 Entertaining Tips to Live By
Entertaining
We’re so happy to present our very charming and modern table setting guide! We’ve seen one too many outdated and traditional table setting guides, so we created a charming printable (or pinable if
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Charming & Modern Table Setting Guide
Entertaining
Last week, event planner extraordinaire, Angel from Love & Splendor shared 10 tips for saving money on your wedding and now we’re excited to continue on the wedding topic with etiquette expert Diane Gottsman sharing
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How to Politely Decline a Wedding Invitation
Entertaining
Hey everyone!  I’m Angel of Love & Splendor and I’ve had the joy of planning weddings for nearly 12 years, designing alongside wonderful couples in locales around the world.  Though I’ve worked with budgets of
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10 Tips for Saving Money on Your Wedding
Entertaining
 Summer is here and I know many of you will be hosting fabulous summer parties! We asked Diane Gottsman to share some useful tips for summer entertaining with us! Diane is an etiquette expert in
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10 Useful Summer Entertaining Etiquette Tips
DIY
It’s always greatly appreciated to receive a handwritten note or thank you card from someone, especially ones that have a little humor that bring a smile and laugh to someone’s day. I’ll be honest,
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Put Together a Card Box
Living
After cooking and prepping for a party, the house is usually a mess! I leave myself about 20 minutes to straighten up, do a quick cleaning, light a fragrant candle and prepare for
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10 Quick Tips for Cleaning Before a Party!
Entertaining
Delivering a perfect toast can be a huge burden on many who are asked to speak at a special event. Most people are terrified of public speaking and try to avoid it at
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10 Quick Tips for Giving the Perfect Toast
Holidays
My son started preschool this year so this was my first time buying Christmas presents and sending a little token of appreciation to his teachers! I think it’s important to “spoil” our teachers
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Teacher Appreciation Gift Box
DIY
Mariah is back with another inspiring idea and directions for block printing! Why haven’t I done this already? Using a soft rubber stamp, carving tools and some fabric paint, you can create your
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block printing with hand carved stamps
Entertaining
Shop this board here!    I wanted to create a board of the items I use most for entertaining. Basic, white items that will go with any theme or decor. They're things that have versatile
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my favorite party basics
Entertaining
Want to learn three easy ways you can spruce up the naked mini cupcake? Click here and enjoy our video on Lifetime Moms!  
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video: easy ways to spruce up the naked cupcake
Eats & Drinks
I'm obsessed and have gone Teavana crazy! No really, I'm drinking tea like I used to drink Starbucks' lattes. I've always loved their teas, but these tea blossoms are just way too charming.
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floral tea time and party favors
Entertaining
Whoo hooo! Happy 2013! I had the best night hosting a little New Year's party with our close friend Todd. We served mini apple martinis, wine and champagne. Todd cooked the most amazing
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happy new year!
Holidays
This is a gathering I would have loved to be at... this perfect, snowy Montana setting was complete with a centerpiece wreath chandelier that took center stage, a giant fire to stand around
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DIY Wreath Chandelier and a Simple Winter Wonderland Gathering
Entertaining
My favorite party idea this summer is a pie social. It's the perfect theme for a backyard get together and such a sweet way to gather friends, play yard games and eat some
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How to Throw a Pie Social
Entertaining
My little brother, Dustin, recently graduated from the UC Davis Enology program, where he studied the science of wine making. How amazing is that?! He traveled to France's wine region and studied their wine making
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wine and dessert pairings
Eats & Drinks
Whether you're throwing a small Oscar party or just cozying up on the couch with your family to watch  the Awards this Sunday, below are two SUPER easy ideas to help make the
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and the award goes to… edible mini gold stars!
Eats & Drinks
I created this truffle bar last January for Style At Home and realized I never posted the photos on Sugar and Charm! Since Valentine's Day is coming up in two weeks I thought I would
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How to Set Up a Truffle Bar
Entertaining
Happy Wednesday! It's been about 80 degrees in Los Angeles the past few days and it's not getting any cooler! I even went on a walk yesterday and it was too hot to
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unique ways to serve ice cream
Holidays
The bunny fold is an easy and charming way to dress up your Easter table this year! It’s so cute, you think it might hop right off your plate : ) Better Homes
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It’s the… Bunny Fold!
Entertaining
I came across these two savvy tips for serving cake and ice cream on the Real Simple site and they are so unique! Ice cream can be so messy to scoop and serve,
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unique tips for serving cake and ice cream

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