Gold Rush

Have you ever had a moment of inspiration fill your heart like a sudden rush? It’s a reaction to an instinct so strong you can physically feel it come over you-providing clarity, strength and direction. The Wonder Woman effect-you know the one-the moment you realize the mission. You’re ON-its GO time-whether you like it or not. You have heard from that yet small voice. I can pinpoint the very few times in my life when I have had this feeling-Crucial, decisive moments.

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Children’s Tables

Last week I posted a brunch table setting for the mimosa drinking crowd, but let’s not forget the little ones. Holidays are a fantastic opportunity to create place settings fit for the smallest of guests. Including color, texture, and activity in a child’s dining experience are ways to ignite interest, appease the senses and keep them satisfied to remain in their seats.

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Delighting In The Details

Setting a table like this one doesn’t have to be a complicated task at all. Start with a little advance work. When hosting brunch, the window of morning prep time can sometimes be pretty slim.  There are a few time consuming details which can sneak up on a hostess, if not carefully considered.

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Suitcase Savvy

When it comes to packing,  I’ve picked up a few simple tricks that make a big difference. As many airlines are charging exorbitant fees for checked luggage, you might consider carrying on.  Sure, you may already practice light packing for weekend travel, but with a few new moves you’ll be breezing through a week or longer in a carry-on. 

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