Get Your Home Ready to Entertain Company in a Snap!

Get Your Home Ready to Entertain Company in a Snap

Someone calls you up and tells you they’re in the neighborhood. What do you do? You don’t want to turn them away. At the same time, your home is a mess. Put your super-mom cape on and get ready to clean up and prepare for guests in 15 minutes or less! Here are a few […]

Quick Tips For Entertaining Unexpected Guests

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Part of being a Fashionable Housewife is of course being stylish at all times, keeping a lovely, clean home and being able to be the hostess with the mostess even when on short notice! Today I have a few quick tip to help you entertain those unexpected guests without much or any notice. Friends and […]

Fashionable Labor Day Party Ideas

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Labor Day is your last big chance to have a party before the nights get cold and the leaves start to change. Live it up this Labor Day with a big BBQ in your backyard! Get a nice screen house to protect you and your guests from the bugs, fire up the grill and turn […]

The History of the Classic Daiquiri


Ever wonder who invented some of the things you enjoy most? If you’re like me, once in a while you just sit back and marvel, wondering “Gosh, who invented this?!” Urban legend has it that Jennings Cox, a mining engineer that did some work in the little Cuban beach town of Daiquiri, invented the drink […]

Decorating Tips from $100 Makeover’s Leslie Segrete- Part 1

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If you enjoyed designer Leslie Segrete on Trading Spaces and While You Were Out, you definitely want to catch her latest show: A & E’s $100 Makeover.  Like other favorites of the home makeover show genre, Leslie’s new project transforms cluttered, uninspired rooms into more liveable spaces– all with limited time and money (specifically $100 per room).  What […]