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🤗Fun & Whimsical Table Setting Ideas For Seasonal Parties! 🍂

Set the scene of your next gathering for Fall, Winter, or any season, with modern but whimsical table settings that wow guests with eye-catching centerpieces and stylish place settings!   Silver Service Use themed silver trays to display and serve hors d'oeuvres to start this party off right, and/or to hold beverage bottles and prevent spills on your new rustic farm table. Wine in Style You can also use great ice and wine buckets for your dinner parties. themed buckets are great and not of the norm, so it shows that you pay attention to detail. With buckets such as these, $4 wine from Trader Joe's becomes good, good wine becomes great and great wine is empowered to show-off.  (photo above by...

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HOW TO SELECT LUXURIOUS, FRESH, HIP, MODERN & CHIC WALLPAPER.

Thanks to an influx of gorgeous patterns and well-designed graphic prints, wallpaper is once again a great way to implement style and color in your home!  We recommend using wallpaper in small doses, such as one living room wall, office space or child's room — a fun way to add some flash without defining the whole style of your home.  Here are some exciting wallpaper styles we offer, guaranteed to inspire… This high contrast graphic wallpaper pattern is modern yet classic. The results: a living room that lets you feel that you are in a woods full of style and glamour! The repetitive layout of these golden stars on blue gives this kid-friendly wallpaper a sophisticated vibe. This contemporary wallpaper...

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How To Throw Your Own Garden Party!

OPRAH'S TIPS FOR YOUR PERFECT GARDEN PARTY We came across these tips from O Magazine, and decided to share. Included are ideas from The Alley Exchange's Table Top & Home Collections to Help With Your Spring Planning!   Setting the Scene  Find your theme, determine your look, and make the invitations. Dressing Up the Table  We cover those little details that can make your next soirée the talk of the season. Planning the Menu  The guests have arrived…and they're famished! Finger food to fine cocktails… The theme: A simple idea—for Oprah, it was everyone in hats—is all you need to throw a garden party. Your prize dahlias are blooming? It's an event. New patio? Reason enough. The neighbor caught a...

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Cruise Out Of Port Everglades

It's always nice to take a spontaneous adventure This time, I decided to take my mom on Royal Caribbean's Independence of the Seas Cruise to Cozumel Mexico. My family and I are big time cruisers and have cruised out of many ports. The port of Los Angeles where we live is lacking in nearby shore excursions unlike the ports in Florida.  The Ship was out of Fort Lauderdale and we enjoyed a couple of day trips filled with animals and nature before and after our sailing. Last week, my mom and I found our way to Flamingo Gardens which is a cool little wildlife sanctuary, everglades and botanical gardens not too far from the port. There was so much more...

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