Summer Al Fresco In The Garden

summer tablescape with hydrangea centerpiece, red, white, and blue theme, gingham tablecloth, bamboo plates, and Italian floral napkins

Summer al fresco in the garden dining idea — perfect for patriotic parties, relaxed dinners outdoors, and cooking for friends and family this July! As the summer sunset slides down and shadows play under the canopy, torches blaze and twilight starts to twinkle. The heat slowly breaks and the cicadas take over the chorus from…

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5 Summer Table Styling Tips

Monogram blue and white napkins add the preppy touch to this summer table

Light the charcoal, pour the sweet tea, and set an effortless summer tablescape with these 5 summer table styling tips! Y’all spring is giving way to summer with a lovely burst of sunny weather and deliciously warm air! I for one cannot wait for al fresco dining, picnics, and easy summer suppers. There is something…

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Pesto Tortellini Salad with Salami & Peppers

Woman carries pesto tortellini salad to summer al fresco dinner

Delicious pesto tortellini salad with salami, peppers, and spinach perfect for al fresco dinner parties this summer! Y’all this pesto tortellini salad is so delish and so easy to make! It is fresh and filling. I promise it will be a hit at lunches or dinners. For this dish I made my own pesto, since…

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3 Rules to Hosting a Summer Dinner Party

Follow these 3 rules to host a noteworthy summer dinner party filled with good conversation, delicious food, and plentiful libations.

Follow these 3 rules to host a noteworthy summer dinner party filled with good conversation, delicious food, and plentiful libations + 2 recipes perfect for your menu! Summer and al fresco dining are just two little delicious peas in a pod. They go together hand in hand like PB&J, salt & pepper, and I don’t…

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