Party Planning


Treasure Hunting: Update International Stainless Steel Wine Cooler

Posted on November 13, 2014
Update International (WC-SS) - Stainless Steel Wine Cooler

What’s that over on the table?! It’s a vase! It’s a spittoon! No, wait—it’s an Update International Stainless Steel Wine Cooler! This super shiny, super convenient ‘Wine Cooler of Steel’ is the right addition to any household that enjoys a little chill in their wine. We know that red wine is meant to be enjoyed at room temperature, but when it comes to white wine even Superman could down a warm glass.

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Tips for Creating the Perfect Cheese Plate

Posted on November 12, 2014
Cheese Plate

Clearly cheese is placed in high regards in my book, and I pay the price for it, literally. Sometimes upwards of $25 per plate when I order it off restaurant menus. It’s the simplicity of the cheese platter that gets me every time. There’s no cooking, no baking, no stirring, no recipes to follow—sometimes you don’t even need to cut the cheese! Yet, preparing my own cheese platter never hesitates to intimidate me. The only thing a cheese platter requires is consideration. Consideration of the time, your favorite flavors, the people you are serving, and your budget.

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Set Up A Backyard Lemonade Stand

Posted on August 7, 2014

Bring back the joys of setting up a lemonade stand, by setting one up in your yard. Take a trip down memory lane-- this time the lesson in accounting is optional.

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A Lovely Luau Party Tablescape

Posted on July 16, 2014

Throwing a luau party doesn't have to mean tacky grass skirts and plastic coconuts. It can be an elegant and enchanting party theme, especially during the summer season. Picture your backyard with carefree ukulele music playing, colorful cloths decorating the table and exotic fruit dashed across a table while a pig roasts over a fire. To help your tabletop reach Polynesian-inspired perfection, we put together a few items fit for a perfect luau party.

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Napkin Folding: The Knot

Posted on July 7, 2014

Setting the table is as easy as tying a knot! Our step-by-step guide will teach you the technique to tying the minimalistic but none the less impressive napkin fold of the knot.

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