Stylish Entertaining

Up Cloche and Personal With Danielle Rollins

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The following is from Up Cloche and Personal With Danielle Rollins posted on Cloche Designs. HEAR YE, HEAR YE! American royalty is coming to town! We’ve got “Georgia on our minds,” y’all…because Danielle Rollins (The Queen D) is personally bringing her new clothing line, a runway success, to San Antonio April 5 & 6 just in time to shop for Fiest[...]

An Intimate Library Supper

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A romantic library supper revolves around delicious food, warm atmosphere and most importantly great company. If procrastinating is your strong suit, and you still haven’t made reservations to celebrate Valentine’s Day, Danielle’s cupids are here to save the day and make you look like a super hero! Here are some full-proof steps for planning a heartfelt [...]

Feeling Blue Never Looked so Good

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Dot Tunic (with adjustable sash) in Navy 4 Ply Silk Soft, silky, comfortable and can go day to night as well as be worn dressed up or down. Who could ask for more? It’s one of our very favorite pieces! Elsie Button Front Shirt Without a doubt the Elsie is the most versatile piece in my capsule clothing collection! Featuring slimming back seams, a[...]

Signature Cocktails – Flavor and Fortune

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Next up in our series of signature holiday cocktails - the Flavor and Fortune! Skip the gingerbread men because this persimmon syrup is just as flavorful. Gin is always a classic crowd pleaser; your holiday guests will love this drink. Flavor and Fortune • 2 oz Bombay Sapphire Gin • 1 oz persimmon syrup • 0.75 oz fresh lemon juice Shake all ingredi[...]

Signature Cocktails: Winter Citrus Daiquiri

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The third in our series of signature holiday cocktails - the Winter Citrus Daiquiri! A wintery take on classic favorite, this citrus daiquiri provides the perfect palette to any soirée. Winter Citrus Daiquiri • 2 oz Bacardi Superior Rum • 0.75 oz clementine syrup • 0.75 oz fresh lime juice Shake all ingredients until combined and strain into a mart[...]

Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow!

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The weather outside is frightful, but the fire is so delightful, and since you've a place to go... Usher your company in to enjoy a tableau of frozen vodka to warm their cockles.  I love the beautiful functionality that keeps the spirits icy cold while serving as your focal floral.  Very simple to assemble as well.  All you need is freezer space and time![...]

Bring in the New Year with Black & Gold

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With the holiday season upon us, styling yourself chic for all of the events on your calendar can be a real chore so I have taken out the guesswork out of the equation and made a “style-cheat-sheet” for my favorite pieces from my holiday collection. CECIL BLACK AND GOLD SILK VELVET SKIRT "Be daring. Be different. Be impractical. Be anything that[...]

How to Wear What When: Ava Skirt

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On this installment of How to Wear What When, I am focusing on how to style the Emerald Ava skirt from my holiday collection. Named after Ava Gardner, the Ava Skirt is flirty, feminine, and flattering. AVA SKIRT IN GREEN "Constructed from an impeccably cut wool silk blend the Ava skirt is hands down one of my personal favorites." 
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Oh My Gosh! A Gingerbread House Worthy of a Home!

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I have always been a huge fanatic for gingerbread houses and all things holiday décor. My mom surprised me recently with a gingerbread replica of my new house. I think I exclaimed “oh my gosh wow” at least a hundred times. This incredibly precise replica put me in complete awe. Not only is the smell of it is delicious, the detailing is meticulous and beautif[...]

Shop My Table

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Tis the season for friends, family, and houseguest. With more mouths to feed than ever I am taking advantage of a full dining room to test out new table settings, flower arrangements, and recipes for my new book. Growing up with a school teacher for a mom I learned from an early age you have got to do your homework. But is it really a chore if you get to hav[...]