Company Is Coming

Photo courtesy of Louise Townsend I love the holidays. I love gathering with my family and friends, cooking up huge feasts, throwing parties, and – my favorite – hosting overnight guests in my home. I look forward to the time spent with my overnight guests. From big breakfasts in our pajamas to a glass of wine by the fire in the evening. When I host overnight guests their comfort is my priority; I want them to feel like they’re staying at a luxury hotel where no detail has been overlooked. And this starts with making sure the guest bedroom and…

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Summer entertaining starts now

Image via: Pinterest   Long days, warm evenings, and time to catchup with friends over leisurely meals on the patio. These are some of my favorite things about summer. There’s something magical about long evenings spent catching up with friends over glasses of chilled white wine and casual dinners; under a dusky sky with the fairy lights just starting to twinkle. It feels romantic and carefree, the way summer should feel. With summer entertaining getting underway here in Seattle I thought I’d share a few tips for setting up your outdoor space as well as my  current favorites for dining…

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