Stylish Entertaining

Shop Sapelo for Holiday Beauty Gifts!

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I strive to surround myself with beauty and joy – it encourages, in me, a creative state of mind. So imagine my delight when I discovered a luxurious, yet natural skin regimen that works as beautifully as it looks. With the holiday season fast approaching, I know that people are scattering for some last minute gifts that are still ideal and meaningful. Wh[...]

The Twelve Gifted Days of Christmas

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 With the holiday upon us I thought it would be a fun diversion to find gifts inspired by the perennial classic holiday song.  Hope you can find something here for your true love! Embroidered Valentino Gown Wear your partridge on a tulle tree?  Sure to dazzle at any holiday soiree in this confection. Hermes Silk Tie A pair of doves for the one you lo[...]

Must Have Cocktail Accoutrements 

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BRUSHED METAL BAR CART "This lovely bar cart is a perfect blend of style and function. Exhibiting ample bottle storage and three glass shelves for all your bar accessories this bar cart is the answer to all your hosting hysteria." JONATHAN ADLER DECANTER "A modern take on a classic silhouette, Jonathan Adler has tickled me turquoise with his c[...]

Stylish Party Attire for the Holiday Season

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If you are a woman on the go like me who always find herself putting outfits together under the gun then you will love holiday shopping guide! I get asked all the time "what shoes would I wear with this?" or "what kind of handbag would look best with this?" so I have taken all the guess work out of styling my collection and put together a holiday-outfit-chea[...]

Great Holiday Gifts under $50

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It's getting close to the big day & you know what that means! Normally, I am a very well planned in advance kind of gift giver but this year I have dropped my peppermint ball! I have pulled together 50 of my favorite gift giving ideas under $50 & hope that keeps me off the naughty list!!! 1. For the hostess with the mostess on your holiday list – My boo[...]

Mmmmm! Cranberry Pecan Tart!

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Perhaps you have lingering houseguests and even some leftover cranberries and pecans taking up space in your pantry?  This tart is a delicious way to feed those loved ones and clear out those Thanksgiving staples.  I love to serve it warm with vanilla ice cream.  Tip:  if you don't feel like going all out and making homemade ice cream,  Talenti Tahitian [...]

Hostess Gifts for Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving is quickly approaching, and many of us have been invited to someone's home to partake in the holiday festivities!  Etiquette 101 tells you not to go empty-handed, so I want to share some great gifts for any host or hostess.   Ralph Lauren Cocktail Party Decanter A modern yet classy approach to crystal barware! Diptyque Winter Candle In a[...]

A Rustic Thanksgiving

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On a normal Thanksgiving Day, you can find the temperature in Atlanta quite comfortable and just warm enough to entertain your guest outdoors. Since Fall is characterized by cozy sweaters, campfires and the blazing autumn explosion of colors with the changing leaves, I figured, "Why not celebrate what nature provides as a beautiful backdrop to my rustic Than[...]

Pink Grapefruit Vieux Mot Cocktail

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A picture-perfect Spring day entertaining family and close friends with a wonderful outdoor brunch brings a smile to my face. When planning any soirée,  you must focus on details even down to the cocktail you will serve. We picked Pink Grapefruit Vieux Mot to compliment the food and decor! This quaffable delight is delicate, floral and prettily pink. Pink g[...]

Give your Picnic a Gourmet Twist

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Having a gourmet picnic doesn't m­ean you have to abandon simplicity. Instead, focus on foods that rely on natural flavors and don't need to be heated at the last minute. A few ingredients, well chosen, will be more effective than a recipe that involves hours of effort and trips to specialty stores. Some options: Good bread is a must. A hearty peasant[...]