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Chef Spotlight: Lisa Givens of Gourmet Away

May 24, 2017

With blue skies and sun making their debut, it’s time to usher in the season of outdoor entertainment – BBQ’s, pool parties and creative summer party ideas. There’s no better way to add that extra flavor to your summer party than by hiring a chef! Hiring a chef shouldn’t be reserved for formal dinners or…

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Galentine’s Day Ideas

Feb 13, 2017

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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Super Bowl Party Ideas

Feb 1, 2017

It’s almost time for one of the most anticipated games of the year! The house will be filled with screaming fans and hungry mouths to feed between plays. These Super Bowl party decorating ideas and easy football party food ideas will make you an MVP host. And don’t forget to book a Party Helper to…

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Fabulous resolutions that deserve a little celebrating!

Dec 29, 2016

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!

Oct 4, 2016

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

Jul 7, 2016

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

Nov 12, 2015

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

Sep 3, 2015

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

Sep 3, 2015

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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