Oprah’s Life You Want Weekend in Atlanta
This past weekend, thanks to Olay, I had the wonderful opportunity to attend Oprah's Life You Want Weekend here in Atlanta. I got to see Oprah in person and it was really an uplifting experience....
1. Camille Styles Entertaining: Inspired Gatherings and Effortless Style
Filled with dozens of delicious recipes, approachable DIY projects, and tried-and-true tips for staying stress-free, this beautiful book will inspire you to celebrate everyday moments in a fun, natural, and creative way.
2. The Cocktail Party: Eat Drink Play Recover
Each party theme comes with a festive Snacktivity that turns your favorite foods and toppings into an eye-popping set piece (think frittata bar, soup-sipping station, DIY grilled cheese party). Mary also offers up Big Stories to get the conversation flowing, a Party Calculator to plan how much to buy and prep per guest, and advice for stocking your Party Closet so you can quickly turn a casual drop-by into a fabulous time. Whether you host get-togethers once a week or once a year, this handy guide has all you need to eat, drink, and be, well, Mary.
3. Simply Divine: A Guide to Easy, Elegant, and Affordable Entertaining
Now Lisa shares her tips and tricks for creating the perfect gathering: whether you’re hosting a cozy winter dinner for six, throwing a poolside BBQ, or just hanging out with your closest friends, Lisa has just the menu and entertaining hints that will make it both simple AND divine.
4. The Chew: A Year of Celebrations: Festive and Delicious Recipes for Every Occasion (Digital Picture Book)
The Chew: A Year of Celebrations will guide you through the planning, cooking, and, of course, rejoicing in the year's most celebrated events. With a complete spread for each celebration, including drinks, appetizers, entrées, sides, and desserts, the guesswork is taken out of menu creation; all that's left to do is prepare and enjoy the fantastic food.
5. What's a Hostess to Do? (What's a… to Do?)
In What's a Hostess to Do?, entertaining expert Susan Spungen explains everything you need to know to host a party effortlessly and with elegance. Susan shows the hostess how to make it look easy–whether the occasion is an informal brunch, a sit-down dinner, a buffet for a crowd, or an impromptu birthday celebration. It's all arranged in 313 easy-to-digest entries that take readers through every aspect of entertaining.
6. Savvy Holiday Entertaining (Savvy Entertaining Book 1)
A guide to quick tips, easy ideas,and festive recipes every savvy host needs for a fun holiday! From Savvy Entertaining's blogger, this book includes her best holiday hints and secret weapons for a fuss-free Christmas.
7. Porch Parties: Cocktail Recipes and Easy Ideas for Outdoor Entertaining
With this charming guide to casual outdoor entertaining by Denise Gee, belle-of-the-ball author of Southern Cocktails, party and decorating ideas have never been more simple or inspiring. Gee and acclaimed photographer Bobby Peacock crisscrossed the U.S. photographing their favorite porches and dreaming up fresh, summery spins on classic Southern drinks, resulting in 50 recipes for everything from punches to cocktailsincluding several nonalcoholic sippers and 10 uncomplicated snacks. Grab a bottle, whip up some Tipsy Tea or Prosecco Martinis, and take the party outside!
8. 101 Easy Entertaining Recipes (101 Cookbook Collection)
101 of our very best entertaining recipes. Mouthwatering photo for each dish. Chapters include Simple Starters, Party Perfect, Sit Down & Enjoy & Sweet Endings.
9. Not Your Mother's Slow Cooker Recipes for Entertaining (NYM Series)
Not Your Mother's guide to recipes for today's entertaining. This book contains delicious recipes that make for great dishes when entertaining guests, friends, and family!
10. Eclectic Entertaining – 15 complete dinner party menus for busy people who like to cook
This is a unique and new style of cookbook that caters to busy people who like to cook. It includes 15 complete dinner party menus, each with two appetizers, a side, salad, vegetable, main course and dessert. At the end of each chapter is the complete grocery list for the entire menu, conveniently organized by category to speed you through the grocery store. No need to manually compile your shopping list!
11. Cupcakes and Cashmere: A Guide for Defining Your Style, Reinventing Your Space, and Entertaining with Ease
Based on Emily Schuman's popular lifestyle blog of the same name, Cupcakes and Cashmere is the must-have guide for those looking to establish their own sense of style, organize and decorate their home, or throw an easy and stylish party. Organized by season, the book expands on Schuman's blog by including DIY projects, organization tips, party-planning ideas, beauty how-tos, and seasonal recipes. Cupcakes and Cashmere features original material that has not been previously published on the site.
12. Eat & Greet: Unforgettable party menus from your kitchen
The ultimate resource for home entertaining – this book presents twelve complete party menus with about 100 recipes including hors d'oeuvres, entrées, desserts and drinks. Each menu is based on a central theme around a specific cuisine or season. Impress your guests with a different spread each time from twelve delicious possibilities: Indian Feast, Ragin' Cajun, Winter Warmer, European Bistro, Brunch Spread, Summer Delight, Asian Kitchen, Tex-Mex, Mediterranean Table, Spring Fest, Autumn Fever or the Small Plates menu.
13. The Recipe Girl Cookbook: Dishing Out the Best Recipes for Entertaining and Every Day
With 195 simple and simply delicious recipes for everything from breakfast to happy hour to dinner and dessert, plenty of variations and substitutions, and handy icons to call out vegetarian, gluten-free, and dairy-free recipes, family meals will never be the same again. Getting healthy, tasty meals on the table day after day without sacrificing quality or spending all your time in the kitchen is no easy task. The Recipe Girl Cookbook presents plenty of options for busy parents.
14. Entertaining with Andrew Rudd: Mouthwatering Recipes and Inspiring Party Ideas
Andrew Rudd shares his passion for delicious food and stylish entertaining in this beautifully illustrated cookbook that draws on his years of experience as a top chef. Divided into seven chapters, each crammed full of scrumptious and easy-to-follow recipes, Entertaining with Andrew Rudd contains great ideas for every party occasion.
15. Around the Table: Recipes and Inspiration for Gatherings Throughout the Year
Now, in her first ever book, Martina shares the inventive party ideas for all seasons that have made her a beloved entertainer at home. Each celebration is accompanied by Martina’s mouthwatering recipes, tips and tricks, practical menu planning advice, décor inspiration, and fun ideas for keeping guests entertained. A busy mom of three, Martina understands that hosting needs to be easy to be enjoyable, and all of her recipes come with cooking gameplans.