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  HOSTING A COCKTAIL PARTY   You’re hosting a fabulous cocktail party. Hooray! Here are some additional tips and ideas to help your cocktail party run as smoothly as possible.

HOSTING A COCKTAIL PARTY

You’re hosting a fabulous cocktail party. Hooray! Here are some additional tips and ideas to help your cocktail party run as smoothly as possible.

  BODEGA FLOWER SERIES (A)   I’ll be scouring the shelves of my local bodega to create unusual or sophisticatedly simple arrangements. All from a neighborhood convenient store, and all within budget.

BODEGA FLOWER SERIES (A)

I’ll be scouring the shelves of my local bodega to create unusual or sophisticatedly simple arrangements. All from a neighborhood convenient store, and all within budget.

  WILD ABOUT WALLPAPER   The patterned paper seems to be making a most welcomed comeback, and I plead for the trend to  stick  around forever .

WILD ABOUT WALLPAPER

The patterned paper seems to be making a most welcomed comeback, and I plead for the trend to stick around forever.

  PREPARING FOR HOUSEGUESTS   With this simple checklist you’ll be a professional hostess, and (for better or worst) your guests will never want to leave!

PREPARING FOR HOUSEGUESTS

With this simple checklist you’ll be a professional hostess, and (for better or worst) your guests will never want to leave!

  POT HEADS: AND THE LEANING TOWER OF POTS   Although it is nice to have a pot for every type of sauce, I’m no professional chef and the leaning tower of pots is just… well, superfluous.

POT HEADS: AND THE LEANING TOWER OF POTS

Although it is nice to have a pot for every type of sauce, I’m no professional chef and the leaning tower of pots is just… well, superfluous.

  ENTERTAINING OUTDOORS   Summer is for dining under the warm rays of the sun for as many meals as possible!  Here are a few tips on how to set a perfect (and functional) outdoor table.

ENTERTAINING OUTDOORS

Summer is for dining under the warm rays of the sun for as many meals as possible!  Here are a few tips on how to set a perfect (and functional) outdoor table.

  BODEGA FLOWER SERIES (B)   I’ve mastered the art of snagging the freshest blooms and creating arrangements that look far from a street corner pickup.

BODEGA FLOWER SERIES (B)

I’ve mastered the art of snagging the freshest blooms and creating arrangements that look far from a street corner pickup.

  DECORATING: SMALL SPACES   Whether you’re looking to transform your attic into a bedroom or you're looking to additional storage, here are ten rules to follow.

DECORATING: SMALL SPACES

Whether you’re looking to transform your attic into a bedroom or you're looking to additional storage, here are ten rules to follow.

  SMUGGLING HOME A TASTE OF EUROPE   I cant bring home some jamon iberico or Italian figs, but what I can bring is a way of life. Here are my favorite European wonders that I'm bringing to my own routine.

SMUGGLING HOME A TASTE OF EUROPE

I cant bring home some jamon iberico or Italian figs, but what I can bring is a way of life. Here are my favorite European wonders that I'm bringing to my own routine.

  MODERN TABLE MANNERS   In the digital age where table-selfies are the norm, and takeout is the culinary equivalent of cooking, what would Mrs. Post have to say?!

MODERN TABLE MANNERS

In the digital age where table-selfies are the norm, and takeout is the culinary equivalent of cooking, what would Mrs. Post have to say?!

  MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR FLOWER BUDGET   How do I remain frugal but buy a bouquet that will make an statement? Here are a few of my thrifty ways that I make the most of my flower budget.

MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR FLOWER BUDGET

How do I remain frugal but buy a bouquet that will make an statement? Here are a few of my thrifty ways that I make the most of my flower budget.

  DECORATING: BLUE   No matter what shade of blue, adding a splash can have quite the calming effect on your living space without being too bold. Here are 10 ideas to try.

DECORATING: BLUE

No matter what shade of blue, adding a splash can have quite the calming effect on your living space without being too bold. Here are 10 ideas to try.

  SPRINGTIME CRUDITÉ - ASIAN STYLE, OF COURSE   Say goodbye to boring crudité and store bought ranch dressing. After this dip, you’ll be transformed.

SPRINGTIME CRUDITÉ - ASIAN STYLE, OF COURSE

Say goodbye to boring crudité and store bought ranch dressing. After this dip, you’ll be transformed.