Party Inspiration

Our Favorite Halloween Decorating Ideas

Let the countdown to Halloween begin! Show off your seasonal decorating skills with these easy helpful hints. Start with the basics that can last well into Fall and add on the layers of this season’s must-have decorating pieces. Our lead host, Lisa Gomez, has her staples ready to brighten up her kitchen. “I love apothecary…

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3 Reasons to Hire A Bartender

Looking for a fun way to create a new flavor at your next party? Hire a bartender in San Diego, Denver or Sacramento to serve up delicious libations. Adding a bartender to the party is a simple, easy and affordable way to add an extra splash of entertainment and enjoyment for you and your guests.…

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Our Favorite Things About Fall Entertaining

We’re excited to welcome in a season full of new. New recipes, colors, styles and new reasons to celebrate. It’s always fun to mix traditions with new ideas, entertaining staples (hello, extra party help!) and seasonal flairs. Here are our some of our favorite Fall ideas: 1. Layers on layers. The Fall cravings have officially…

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3 Easy Football Party Tips

Game season = party season! Bring on the Sunday gatherings around the TV, the extra excitement cheering on your favorite teams and the finger-foods that will keep your guests reaching for snacks all season long. Sunday football calls for easy recipes and snacks, lots of drinks and a stress-free Sunday. 1. Make a game plan!…

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Pre-Party Checklist

Throwing a fabulous gathering is as easy as 1, 2, 3 when you have a handy checklist to guide you. Our pre-party checklist will help ensure that your gathering goes off without a hitch! 1 Week Before: • Stock your bar. • Create your playlist (or use one of ours). • Select the dinnerware, serving…

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Reinventing the Art of At-Home Entertaining

Nothing quite replaces the nostalgic memories of our parents entertaining a close group of friends at home over a well thought out meal, carefully prepared by mom. Although the love of entertaining certainly hasn’t changed or lost its romantic appeal, our busy lives and bustling calendars certainly make it a bigger commitment of time and…

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3 Fun and Easy Summer Party Tips

  1. Add something new to the BBQ! Guests expect to be served hamburgers and hot dogs off the grill at a summer cookout so think of something exciting to add a punch of flavor. Fresh fruits and vegetables like corn, watermelon, pineapple and even avocado are  delicious grilled options that your guests will love.…

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4 Tips to an easy 4th of July Celebration!

Celebrate Independence Day without the headache and hassle of trying to do it all yourself. With a weekend full of parties and bonfires, every second counts for the host who is trying to do it all themselves. We’re sharing a few ideas to keep the planning and partying easy, affordable and quick. 1. Hydration Station!…

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Be the Best Dressed House for Summer

With summer in full swing (Summer Solstice party anyone?), it’s time to bring the sweet sights of summer right to your backyard for the best-dressed house on the block. Everything from a tropical luau to a backyard BBQ, these easy summer decorating ideas will be great for any summer bash. And of course, every well-dressed…

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Galentine’s Day Ideas

Grab your squad and turn Valentine’s Day into a brunch celebration of all things lady friendships – just add a simple menu, fresh details and a cocktail list as bubbly as your besties. The menu: Brunch is one of the most social ways to gather the group of girls, so make the food part of…

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