Southern Lady: Gracious Tables: The Perfect Setting for Any Occasion

William Morrow - Whatever the occasion—whether it's a holiday dinner, Sunday brunch, or a casual lunch with friends—the table is the place where we relax and enjoy each other's company while savoring a great meal. No one knows how to dress a table with elegance and flair better than Phyllis Hoffman, publisher of Southern Lady magazine, the quintessential resource for entertaining the gracious Southern way.

Enjoy a lovely outdoor lunch of tasty fried green Tomatoes with Crab and Green Chile Cream Sauce, or finish off a dinner party with delectable Praline Bread Pudding with Bourbon Sauce. Hoffman then builds a "wardrobe for the table, " navigating through the complex world of dinnerware, fine linens, and serving pieces.

The perfect gift for any woman who loves to entertain, it has all the tools, tips, and inspiration you need to elevate the ordinary to the unforgettable. All along, patterns, her advice includes refreshingly simple techniques for presentation and encourages the reader's own creativity in playing with colors, and styles.

Southern Lady: Gracious Tables: The Perfect Setting for Any Occasion - Complemented by lush photography and told in hoffman's accessible, Southern Lady Gracious Tables is a must-have for every aspiring hostess, encouraging, and deliciously Southern voice, south or north of the Mason Dixon. Now, hoffman draws upon her years of expertise to create Southern Lady Gracious Tables, the definitive guide to creating gorgeous "tablescapes" for every occasion.

Starting with the basics, and describes how to achieve each look, from formal settings to casual get-togethers, Hoffman presents a series of breathtaking spreads for a whole range of occasions, right down to the recipes—55 in total—for her mouthwatering specialties. Each and every element of the table—from fruit saucer to lemon fork to water goblet—is covered in a friendly, helpful way.





House Beautiful Tablescapes: Setting a Stylish Table

Hearst - Don’t just set the table—set the mood!  planning the ultimate dressy dinner party? Or something more laid-back and casual? There’s an art to tuning your table to the occasion and House BeautifulTablescapes helps you master this often underappreciated skill—whether it’s for a Sunday supper, freewheeling garden party, or extravagant holiday soirée.

Lavishly photographed, this book explores a stunning range of decorative possibilities utilizing every kind of tabletop décor imaginable, from an elegantly curling sterling candelabra to jaw-snapping alligator napkin rings to a whooping troop of porcelain monkeys.  .





Charlotte Moss Entertains

Rizzoli - Flowers are collected from the garden and artfully arranged for a memorable meal. Linen closets are catalogued. From tasteful meals for one to grand occasions for friends and family, Moss chronicles her own aptitude for hospitality. Renowned and beloved interior designer and tastemaker Charlotte Moss celebrates gracious hospitality—from assembling striking place settings and arranging the table to hosting a dinner party or simply serving an elegant afternoon tea.

Charlotte moss inspires readers to imbue everyday life with elegance and romance. Moss focuses on events—as small as breakfast in bed or tea in the afternoon or as elaborate as a festive Christmas luncheon or large dinner party—and the artifacts of our lives china, silver, linen to create the backdrop for a life well lived.

Charlotte Moss Entertains - Moss celebrates the day-to-day by bringing her enthusiasm and impeccable style to every domestic activity. Style icons are conjured for their entertaining savvy: pauline de Rothschild for her pioneering tabletop decoration, Lesley Blanch for her introduction of exotic delights to the table, Marjorie Merriweather Post for her organizational precision, and Elsie de Wolfe for her always-right recipes.

Moss invites you into her world to discover how to make everyday an occasion. Setting the table becomes a joy when putting together stylish combinations of place mats, monogrammed linens, tableware, china, curios, and flowers. Butlers’ pantries are explored.





Pizzazzerie: Entertain in Style: Tablescapes & Recipes for the Modern Hostess

Gibbs Smith - As seen in southern living magazine's 2017 gift guide, in an easy-to-follow format, beautiful color photos, tips, and more than 50 never-before-seen recipes, DIY party crafts, DECEMBER ISSUE*Tablescapes, to inspire every hostess. Create exceptional parties with entertaining expert Courtney Whitmore, founder of the popular party-planning website Pizzazzerie.

Com. Follow one party to a tee, or mix-and-match elements to create a unique affair all your own. The seasoned host will discover unique details and new recipes to enhance their tablescapes all year long. Courtney provides how-to instructions for more than a dozen occasions from simple backyard gatherings to special celebrations, desserts, each complemented with full tablescape details; decor tips; and recipes for each party covering appetizers, and drinks.

Pizzazzerie: Entertain in Style: Tablescapes & Recipes for the Modern Hostess - Ring in the new year with a glitzy new year's day brunch; savor a bit of parisian culture with a crepe cake and sparkling raspberry Cocktails; enjoy Spinach Tea Sandwiches and Lavender Fizz Cocktails at a Jane Austen-inspired Book Club Gathering; celebrate your favorite guy with Bacon and Pecan S'mores and Sriracha and Bourbon Wings; and don your best black-and-white apparel to enjoy Red Velvet Brownie Truffle Cakes and White Chocolate Martinis at a Black and White Masquerade Party.

These are just a few of the ideas you'll find in Pizzazzerie: Entertain in Style. Absolute beginner hosts will find tons of tips and how-tos, as they're walked through practical steps to creating fabulous parties on a realistic budget.





Picture Perfect Parties: Annette Joseph's Stylish Solutions for Entertaining

Rizzoli - Picture perfect parties provides an arsenal of tricks for a year’s worth of get-togethers, holiday cocktails, Cinco de Mayo, and special occasions—including Easter brunch, summer grill-outs, holidays, picnics and barbecues, and the Super Bowl— guaranteed to make at-home entertaining easy. Rizzoli.

Among the recipes, parmesan crisps, you will find some that will become everyday favorites, such as White Bean Farro Soup, Lemony Risotto, and Tuscan Sweet and Sour Kale. Each chapter of picture perfect partiESshows how to create a total environment around a unique theme. The recipes and menus are not only delicious, and focused on seasonal ingredients, but are designed so that they can be made in advance and portioned individually—a time-management must for the host or hostess.

Her motto: make it simple and make it gorgeous! She is able to combine down-to-earth gusto with do-it-yourself brilliance to create an entertaining cookbook for people who want to entertain more and with panache. From simple to lavish, picture perfeCT PARTIES delivers brilliant solutions to create fabulous parties.

Picture Perfect Parties: Annette Joseph's Stylish Solutions for Entertaining - . Annette joseph, today Show entertaining expert, knows how to throw a party. Sidebars sprinkled throughout give step-by-step instructions for the inventive trappings that make an event memorable, place cards, such as centerpieces, takeaway containers, and linens. Annette joseph’s tasty recipes and fool-proof advice will ensure that you can throw parties with a sense of ease and flair.

Joseph is able to show readers how to ingeniously transform the ordinary into the extraordinary without spending a lot of money, and without sacrificing style.





Simple Stunning Parties at Home: Recipes, Ideas, and Inspirations for Creative Entertaining

Stewart, Tabori and Chang - The book details 12 complete plans for four different kinds of parties―cocktail gatherings, casual suppers, formal dinners, and daytime get-togethers. Used book in Good Condition. Her simple stunning credo, elegant presentations; tailor colors, and lighting for visual impact; and limit effort, crowd-pleasing preparations; combine homemade and store-bought items in fresh, remains the same: Create menus featuring wonderful ingredients in no-fuss, though, expense, tableware, and waste.

Rizzoli. When the opportunity for celebrating knocks, answer the door and offer it some champagne!" says Karen Bussen. Author of the bestselling "simple stunning" wedding series, Bussen now directs her expert’s eye to a more intimate kind of festivity: the at-home party. Each plan includes food and drink menus with recipes as well as decor and music suggestions.

Simple Stunning Parties at Home: Recipes, Ideas, and Inspirations for Creative Entertaining - Following bussen’s advice, you’ll delight your guests while showcasing your personal style―which is what great parties are all about.





Southern Lady: Gracious Spaces: Creating The Perfect Sanctuary In Every Room

William Morrow - Rizzoli. Used book in Good Condition. She advises readers to:showcase items that reveal your passions, turn a picnic into something special by dressing it up with antique linensfind new ways to display your most beloved treasures: why keep your china collection hidden in the cabinet?Turn to nature for inspiration in choosing your color scheme: whimsical lilac, bedroom, such as a private study, and Raspberry Lemonade Punch, sunny lemon, including Strawberry Patch Cake, or soft magentaSet a table for two in unexpected areas, Blue Cheese Deviled Eggs, or even a foyerThere are also two dozen recipes for delectable Southern treats, such as music, needlework, or the outdoorsMake more of everyday events: for example, along with tips for casually elegant entertaining.

Now, publisher of southern lady magazine, a lushly illustrated celebration of pretty, is back with Southern Lady: Gracious Spaces, soothing, Phyllis, and intimate domestic spaces—both indoors and outdoors. In southern lady: gracious spaces, phyllis takes readers on a tour of more gorgeous Southern homes—her own as well as those of a few close friends—to feature areas that have become sanctuaries, treasured spots for retreating from the world and finding solace.

Southern Lady: Gracious Spaces: Creating The Perfect Sanctuary In Every Room - In her warm, encouraging voice, Phyllis explains how to employ a personal touch to craft and embellish a space that's both inspirational and functional. Through personal anecdotes and narratives, Phyllis recalls how she developed her own personal style—and how you can develop yours. In southern lady: gracious spaces, Phyllis Hoffman showcased dozens of gorgeous tablescapes in some of the most beautiful homes in the South.

In building your own space, as phyllis says, bear in mind that it's not just a physical area but, "a canvas for your heart and soul. The more of yourself you put into it, the more the space will please and comfort you and your guests.





Tablescapes: Setting the Table with Style

Gibbs Smith - Featuring some of the most exquisite china, and crystal, silver, Whitman shows how she develops decorating themes appropriate for any occasion-from sit-down dinners for a few guests or buffets for many, holiday dinners with the family, to bridal and baby showers, and al fresco parties at the beach. Personalized table coverings are one of her specialties, and this book has a plethora of ideas.

Used book in Good Condition. She lives in Dallas, Texas. With tips on invitations and seating of guests, plus a refresher on the most common rules of etiquette for dinner parties, this book appeals to every age, from experienced hosts to style setters of a new generation. Kimberly schlegel Whitman is an internationally recognized lifestyle and entertaining expert.

She is the founder of rsvp soiree, a respected special events company that advises people on the most important celebrations of their lives. Used book in Good Condition. She is the author of the pleasure of your company: Entertaining in High Style; Dog Parties; and The Wedding Workbook: a Time-Saving Guide for the Busy Bride.

Tablescapes: Setting the Table with Style - Social graces and putting one's best foot forward never go out of vogue. In tablescapes: setting the table with style and flair, high-end event planner, socialite, and consummate hostess Kimberly Schlegel Whitman shows how to set the stage for special-occasion meals by setting a beautifully creative table with flair and panache.

Kimberly and her wildly flourishing business have been featured in national publications such as Vanity Fair, Town and Country, Elle, Real Simple, the New York Times, Vogue, the Wall Street Journal, and Four Seasons Magazine.





The Southern Living Party Cookbook: A Modern Guide to Gathering

Southern Living - In this update to the best-selling book of our mothers’ and grandmothers’ era, Elizabeth’s tell-it-like-it-is voice provides a twist to the classic Southern advice that is a refresher for entertainers of any age or experience. This new essential guide to entertaining is divided by occasion, offering a fresh lineup of menus and ideas from Oxford, Mississippi’s go-to caterer for every celebratory scenario life serves up.

The southern living party cookbook is an entertaining handbook loaded with lifestyle tips and hilarious Heiskell stories, along with lush photography to help you get the look from table setting to plated dish. Packed with delicious recipes from the original book like Smoked Salmon Canapes, and Brandy Alexanders, Hot Cheese Squares, the book also includes popular picks from the current pages of Southern Living as well as Elizabeth’s treasured recipe box.

The Southern Living Party Cookbook: A Modern Guide to Gathering - Used book in Good Condition. Rizzoli. Used book in Good Condition.





Four Seasons of Entertaining

Schiffer - In addition to ideas and sources for tabletop settings and clever details, Copas shares themed menus and mouth-watering recipes from contributing chefs. Used book in Good Condition. Join shayla copas on a tour of sixteen glamorous celebrations ranging from Cinco de Mayo and the Kentucky Derby to traditional gatherings such as Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Eve, and at venues as diverse as the Arkansas Governor's Mansion and a show-stopping horse stable.

Used book in Good Condition. With more than 250 luscious color photographs, dinner, this book will elevate readers' creativity as they plan their next luncheon, or poolside soiree. Rizzoli. Entertain for every season of the year with one of the South's most acclaimed luxury interior designers and tastemakers.





So Much To Celebrate: Entertaining the Ones You Love the Whole Year Through

Thomas Nelson - Used book in Good Condition. Celebrate life's joyful moments with inspiration from Katie Jacobs of StylingMyEveryday. Com!create beautiful memories for your family and friends with help from Katie Jacobs, a stylist for Reese Witherspoon's lifestyle brand Draper James. A fourth-generation nashvillian, nashville lifestyles as well as on Inspired By This, Fashionable Hostess, she's been featured in Martha Stewart Living, Southern Living Weddings, and The Scout Guide.

. Using katie’s inspiring ideas and make-ahead tips,  so much to celebrate is the perfect book for anyone who appreciates good times, you will be so organized that you can minimize the fuss, and celebrate too!Brimming with creative party themes for every season, inspiring décor ideas, good food, enjoy the time, and delicious recipes, and good celebrations.

So Much To Celebrate: Entertaining the Ones You Love the Whole Year Through - Katie jacobs is a stylist for reese Witherspoon's lifestyle brand Draper James, Pottery Barn, and Beaufort Bonnet Company, among others. In this essential guide to entertaining, Katie reveals her secrets for throwing fantastic parties for any occasion, from a casual backyard movie night to a lavish holiday party.

Learn more on katie’s food and lifestyle blog, StylingMyEveryday. Com. Katie is also a photographer, graphic designer, and foodie. Used book in Good Condition. Rizzoli.