Mason Jars Become Hip!

Mason Jars Become Hip!

Sounds silly, but I can’t think of anything more versatile than a Mason jar. Growing up in Kentucky we used them to catch lightning bugs. I’ll never forget retreating into the cool dirt cellar at Grandma’s just to look at shelf after shelf chock full of Mason jars filled with colorful fruits and vegetables. You probably don’t […]

Oysters on the Half Shell and Scrumptious Mignonettes

Oysters on the Half Shell and Scrumptious Mignonettes

Just sent the latest newsletter to our Perfect Taste friends.  This month’s issue is filled with wonderful seafood articles and a focus on my personal favorite…oysters! Whether you’re consuming tomatoes or corn or oysters, local matters.  No oyster is the same at any one time of the year.  How it tastes, how fat, how briny, how big or how […]

Summer Garden Vegetarian Baby Shower Luncheon

Summer Garden Vegetarian Baby Shower Luncheon

A long-time client was overjoyed with news of a seventh grandchild.  To celebrate, she asked us to design a vegetarian garden ladies luncheon for her friends and family.  Our only restriction was that the expectant Mom is a lacto vegetarian — in other words a vegetarian who will eat dairy products but does not eat eggs. We quickly […]

Who’s Who?

Remember those silly icebreakers we’d play at the start of every school year.  It’s really no different now that we’re all grown up. Getting to know new people can still feel a bit awkward but this game makes it easier, more interesting and helps you quickly get to know your new team.  Who’s Who? (A […]

Dive into These Great Pool Party Ideas

Dive into These Great Pool Party Ideas

Summer’s in full swing and what can be better than a pool party on a hot day?  If you’re lucky enough to have a pool, here are some tips for having a great party: 1.  Be the perfect host and have lots of market umbrellas, canopies and some extra sun hats.  Offer extra towels and […]