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Fabulous resolutions that deserve a little celebrating!

A new year means a new opportunity to commit to something bigger and more fabulous than last year! It’s a time to prioritize the things on our calendars that make us happy and commit to fewer things that overcrowd our schedules. Here’s our guide to fabulous resolutions that deserve a little celebrating! 1. Be the…

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Be the Ghostess with the Mostess this Halloween Season!

Hire Party Helpers from PartyKroo! It’s that time of year when the kids come up with creative costumes, the pumpkins come out to play and the holiday season kicks off! Halloween is just around the corner. If you are planning to host a Halloween Party or other spooky gathering, treat yourself to a party helper…

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Party Essentials Made Easy

You’re planning to have a group of friends over for drinks and dinner. You’ve ordered your food and have secured your party helpers but you still have a lot of work to do! You need wine and perhaps someone to serve the wine! You need flowers! You are short on tables, tablecloths and serving trays!…

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3 Simple Centerpieces

Looking for that added texture or pop of color to spruce up your table? Whether you’re hosting a party, or simply having a couple of your favorites over for dinner, here are some ideas to create a quick, elevated and simple centerpiece that will be the perfect finishing touch to your dining table. Make a…

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How to: Set a table

As you’re setting your table for your next soiree – don’t lose your marbles over what pieces to display. A proper table setting is the first sign of a well-versed host. Lucky for you, Fancy Jane has hosted more gatherings than she would care to admit. Here’s a quick guide to setting your table: Start…

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Cocktail Recipe: Romancing the Stone

Romancing the Stone 6 mint leaves 2 cucumber slices 1/2 oz simple syrup 3/4 lime 2 oz Malahat Ginger Rum In a shaker muddle 5 of the six mint leaves (save one to garnish), the lime and the cucumber slices. Add the simple syrup, rum and ice and shake. Pour into a glass leaving the…

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How to: throw a girls night in

Pop, Sip, Hooray These days our weeks feel like a race against time and catching up with girlfriends can feel like another ‘to-do’ on our lists. We have the perfect alternative.  Ditch the heels and the venue, a girl’s night in is on the menu! With all the hustle and bustle, getting the squad together…

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Mix It up: Playlist for a 40th Birthday

What better way to celebrate a birthday than throwing back to your favorite memories? We’ve put together the perfect mix for your 40th Birthday playlist. Let these songs engage your senses and be your conversation starter, your memory maker, and good time creator. You don’t have to blow the speakers out, instead let the music…

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How to: stock a bar

A well stocked bar is a must for any noteworthy gathering! Forget the cheese plates and sweet tooth cravings –  it’s the delicious libations that will have your guests raving! Here are Fancy Jane’s six tips to making sure your bar fits the bill: Accessorize! When it comes to cocktailing accoutrements don’t be shy. In…

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