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BY: Tara Guérard
    With Halloween just around the corner, we've pulled together some of our favorite ideas from a rehearsal dinner we planned on Halloween night a few years ago to inspire a fabulously...
BY: Tara Guérard
Necessities for entertaining your friends with a summer picnic!   1. An adorable new picnic basket for the season (like this one)—the bigger the better, to hold more food   2. Because I'm...
BY: Tara Guérard
Follow my blog with Bloglovin It Finally Feels like Summer! With this warm weather finally moving into Charleston, all I can think about is throwing a summer cocktail party! And it would be so easy...
BY: Tara Guérard
Necessities for Mother's Day Brunch this Sunday:   1. Refreshing lemonade champagne. In a glass pitcher, mix two parts champagne with one part lemonade.   2. Flowers for Mom. I recommend a...
BY: Tara Guérard
Last weekend, one of our brides selected Anna Weatherley's "Seascape" as her fine china pattern. It's gorgeous and I'm loving it! One of my favorite local shops The Boutique (on Broad Street)...
BY: Tara Guérard
I am obsessed with this old piece turned into a bar by Mary McDonald, and featured in House Beautiful! I have been looking for over a year for the perfect piece to paint and make my own for my...
BY: Tara Guérard
Don't overthink it. Celebrating Valentine’s Day can be as simple as a good bottle of wine, some great cheese, and decadent chocolates. In the spirit of keeping it simple (and mostly local!) are my...
BY: Tara Guérard
Following up on my out of the "holiday box" tips from last week's post, consider a few more unexpected details to spruce up your home or tabletop:   In addition to the mini souffles featured...
BY: Tara Guérard
I'm frequently asked for unique decorating and menu for the holidays. Oftentimes, people want to fluff up their homes around Thanksgiving and move seamlessly into December without completely starting...
BY: Tara Guérard
Colonial Candle recently threw a fabulous grand opening party for its first flagship store, now located in The Shops at Charleston Place at the corner of Meeting and Market Streets. I was honored to...
BY: Tara Guérard
Some might say the tailgate bar is more important than the food! Whatever your priority, it’s key to have a stocked cooler and perhaps a fun cocktail or two to offer guests and friends who stop...
BY: Tara Guérard
With a hint of fall in the air (here’s hoping it stays!), I can’t help but get excited about football tailgating. Really, you don’t even need a game as an excuse to picnic outside—just throw...
BY: Tara Guérard
To make a great party, I believe you've got to have a full bar. I know, beer and wine are nice, but when serving lots of folks, you never know what they all want and what makes them most...
BY: Tara Guérard
I worked at Celia's all through college (many moons ago!). If you've been in Charleston for a while, you likely fondly remember her little Italian restaurant on the corner of Archdale and St....
BY: Tara Guérard
Here are just two favorite things in my kitchen that I refer to on a weekly basis:     1. Food Lover 's Companion (Barron's Education Series): This answers any questions about anything!...
BY: Tara Guérard
We have a little place in Flat Rock, North Carolina that we come to each year in the summer. My husband's family has been coming here for many years. It is cooler than in Charleston, and even...
BY: Tara Guérard
I just made this chilled cucumber soup morning. I'm up in the mountains of North Carolina, and the fresh produce is to die for! Why can't our peaches locally taste like they do here?   ...
BY: Tara Guérard
A Christening is a very important event, not just for the baby, but for the entire family. Whether you are a guest going to a Christening, or you are hosting one yourself, there are many things to...
BY: Tara Guérard
Summertime is such an ideal time to throw a children's birthday party. Kids love to have fun in the sun and they (usually) tell you exactly what type of party they want! Recently I was asked to...
BY: Tara Guérard
Lowcountry Lemonade is a bar staple we have been serving at weddings, debutantes, cocktail parties and at home for years. It is so refreshing and easy to make! I love that it is not quite as strong...


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