entertaining tips

Lesley’s simple tips for hosting during the holidays

December 3, 2018

The holidays can feel overwhelming, especially if the big festivities are taking place at your house. I have established a few essential steps for hosting over the holidays that help keep me organized and plan a successful evening.


creating a well-balanced charcuterie board

August 22, 2018

Whether it is served as an appetizer to tide guests over while dinner is being prepared, or as a savory complement to dessert paired with a glass of port; the charcuterie board is a favorite because it offers variety and is easy to prepare.


Party Tips: planning, prep & presentation

September 1, 2016

Entertaining at home is such a great way to connect with family and friends and slow down our frenzied world. For a meal that’s memorable, take the time to add some special touches, not only to your cooking but also to your table. Place cards, napkin rings and knife rests are extras that are often…