Category Archives: Entertaining

bridal shower

This past weekend, my best friend Antonella and I hosted a bridal shower for our other best friend, Maggie, on the terrace of Antonella’s gorgeous home in Newport Beach. It was a lovely intimate affair, with a slight English garden … Continue reading

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muddled grape cocktail

Our recent trip to the wine country inspired me to create a cocktail featuring grapes. Nothing says summertime more to me than a mojito, with its muddled flavors and refreshing herbal notes. For this cocktail, instead of muddling limes and … Continue reading

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dia de los muertos soiree

I have always been fascinated by Dia de los Muertos {Day of the Dead}.  I love that it is dark, reverential and a little cheeky, all at once.  It also is a perfect way to bring together friends and loved ones to celebrate, … Continue reading

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