Christmas Eve 2014 Dinner

Event Details

Every year my parent’s host a Christmas Eve dinner. It started out as a dinner with some of our neighbors who we kept running into at the local Chinese restaurant after Christmas Eve Mass, but recently we’ve changed it up a bit and invite over my brother’s in-laws. We try to mix up the menu each year, but it always needs to be something that can either stay in the oven or slow cooker while we’re at church.  Continue reading


A Goodbye Black & White House Party

Event Details

A surprise going away party for one of my best friends who was moving to Washington D.C.


My Parent’s House

Number of Guests

Approximately 10 Adults




Black and/or White Cocktail

The Menu

I knew my friend would love a classy and sophisticated event so I tried to keep the menu simple but French inspired and paired each dish with a complementary wine


Antipasto & Cheese Platter with Prosecco

First Course

French Bistro Salad with White Wine

Main Course

Beef Bourguignon & Cheddar Mashed Potatoes with Red Wine


Triple Chocolate Black & White Cheesecake with Dessert Wine