Inventive Cheese Plate
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Inventive Cheese Plate

Make your presentation a sensation. Annette shows us some simple ways to make serving pieces that please. You can create unique plates to serve up anything from finger foods to favorite fruits to, oh, say, cheese …

A Grill’s Best Friend
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A Grill’s Best Friend

With a stock of fresh ingredients and a guest list in mind, what’s a girl to do? Fire up the grill, of course. Entertaining is easy and pocket-friendly with some staple ingredients and – wait for it – a hot grill …

Cocktail Thyme
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Cocktail Thyme

You’ve got a penchant for playing host, so gather your friends at a place of your choice and make time to kick back with a cocktail. Mix up the best for your guests and welcome them with a wow!

Picnic Basket Perfection
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Picnic Basket Perfection

There are few things more enjoyable than a picnic: hiking to a beautiful spot, nibbling treats, sipping wine, and chatting with friends. Picnics are so simple, affordable, and rejuvenating. Here is my list of picnic basket basics …

Super Simple Garden Bouquet
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Super Simple Garden Bouquet

Nothing quite compares to the beauty of nature, and the fascinating shapes and striking colors of flowers take the cake, naturally! The simple elegance of a flower bouquet – as a centerpiece or an accent – brings life and charm to your space.