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Check off every name on your Christmas list with Pender & Peony's 2017 Holiday Gift Guide! These 7 curated gift guides cover every personality from the globe trotter to the Southern lady.

2017 Holiday Gift Guide

Check off every name on your Christmas list with Pender & Peony’s 2017 Holiday Gift Guide! Hands down one of the best ways to avoid holiday stress is to accomplish your Christmas gift shopping early!  No one wants to wade through hectic stores and wait in check out lines Christmas Eve. So write out your …

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Set an elegant red and white Christmas table with paperwhite centerpiece, boxwood, and magnolia for Christmas dinner

Red and White Christmas Table with a Paperwhite Centerpiece

Set an elegant red and white Christmas table with a paperwhite centerpiece for Christmas dinner Paperwhites are my favorite winter flower.  They are simply gorgeous and so delicate.  They smell divine too.  This year instead of only using them on a side table, I placed them centerstage in my red and white Christmas table and …

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Sit by the fire and enjoy all the tastes of Christmas in this holiday martini made with bourbon, amaretto, and vanilla clove syrup.

Christmas in a Glass – A Holiday Martini

Sit by a roaring fire and enjoy all the tastes of Christmas in one delightful holiday martini. I love to drop in for drinks at the Red Stag Grill in the Grand Bohemian Hotel.  It is one of my favorite bars in Asheville.  The ambience is delightfully rustic with the feel of a European hunting …

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A traditional Christmas Front Door with plaid ribbon, garland, holly wreaths, and lanterns

A Traditional Christmas Front Door

But the prettiest sight to see is the holly that will be On your own front door… I really took this song to heart this Christmas and decked my front entry with holly, holly, holly!  There are two fresh holly wreaths, holly branches in the planters, and holly sprigs on the lanterns.  My three holly …

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holiday entertaining with Pender & Peony

Throw a Charming Holiday Brunch

I’m sharing my family’s Christmas brunch tradition and ways to set a festive table for your holiday brunch with plaid placemats, splashes of red, and winter greenery! The magic of Christmas morning is undeniable.  Childhood delight fills the air as family gathers around the Christmas tree to see what Santa brought.  Wrapping paper flies, carols …

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