Tips for Easy, Outdoor Summer Entertaining

I have exciting news to share today!  I am a new contributor to IBB Design at Home and my first article is hot off the press! I'm sharing my Tips for Easy, Summer Entertaining that will help you to enjoy the evening as much as your guests!

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Make This Weekend: French Rose Champagne Sangria

Sangria is one of my favorite cocktails especially for summer.  This French Rose Champagne Sangria is inspired by my favorite cocktail at The Ivy in LA. I served it at a party last weekend and it was a hit!

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Presentation Is Everything | Garnishing The Jose Cuervo Golden Margarita

With holiday entertaining in full swing I wanted to share this tip for easy entertaining.  Last week, I shared with you the ease of serving the Jose Cuervo Golden Margarita®  at a holiday party.  Today, I want to give you the details on how I added a bit of a special touch to make it festive!  Presentation is everything, right!?!

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Celebrate the Holidays With Jose Cuervo Golden Margaritas

I'm a true margarita lover and have shared many recipes with you. Today, I'm making it easier to enjoy one this holiday with Jose Cuervo Golden Margarita®.

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Peppermint White Hot Chocolate + Juliska Giveaway

We love our hot chocolate around here.  Whether it's a full Hot Chocolate Bar or just one cup at a time.  This year I'm adding White Hot Chocolate to our repertoire.

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March 2021 Favorites Under $150

March 2021 Favorites Under $150

Every month I share my favorite clothes, accessories, and more under $150. I’m so excited to share my March Favorites Under $150. As I was browsing online, I found a trends that I’m loving like eyelet, florals, and pastels.

How to Style Neutrals for Spring

How to Style Neutrals for Spring

Flax, Kaki, linen, pearl or tan. No matter what you call the color, a great neutral hue is the perfect way to transition to spring. These colors are easy to style but I do have a few guidelines on how to style neutrals for spring.

What I Wore for Spring Break in Mexico

What I Wore for Spring Break in Mexico

I wanted to share all the details on What I Wore for Spring Break in Mexico! Y’all have loved so many of these items from my packing post and from our Resort Shops that I wanted to also show you how I styled them all.


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Introducing Jo Malone Scarlet Poppy at Nordstrom

Introducing Jo Malone Scarlet Poppy at Nordstrom

I am a huge fan of Jo Malone fragrances and I am excited to share with you the newest creation Scarlet Poppy available at Nordstrom. This beautiful new fragrance is perfect for Valentine’s Day!

Favorite Gifts for Her from Nordstrom

Favorite Gifts for Her from Nordstrom

As much as we try to plan ahead, so many of us are still looking for the perfect gift! If that is you, or your significant other, this gift guide of the best gifts for her from Nordstrom is sure to help!

Food & Entertaining

Here you’ll find delicious recipes for just about any occasion. The perfect, most delicious recipe is just minutes away, as well as the essentials for entertaining with style and ease.

Food & Recipes

Family favorites and seasonal menus.


Tips on setting a beautiful table.


Get inspired with entertaining tips.


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All my favorite finds for beautiful, everyday living.


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Holiday Inspiration

Get inspired with my holiday tablescapes, recipes & more!

December Favorites Under $150

December Favorites Under $150

Are you finished shopping yet?  I have just a few small things left to order!  Whether you are still shopping or doing a little closet refresh of staples like everyone in my home needs, today’s post is for you! Today, I’m sharing my December Favorites under $150 featuring closet staples that also make great gifts. 

Best Gifts Under $50

Best Gifts Under $50

Have you finished all of your Christmas shopping yet? If not, look no further for the best gifts under $50 (and under $25!) I tried to make sure to include items from retailers like Nordstrom, where you can easily order online and then pick up in-store or curbside. Plus, there are quite a few unisex gifts on here that you could gift to both women and men.

Gifts Under $250 and Under $100 + Shipping Deadlines

Gifts Under $250 and Under $100 + Shipping Deadlines

Can you believe that it is officially 2 weeks until Christmas as of today? I know that many of us are starting to feel the rush of the season and trying to tackle our Christmas lists, if we haven’t already. I’ve gotten a lot of requests for gifts at different price points! Today, I’m sharing gifts under $250 and under $100 with you. You’ll also find all the shipping deadlines you need to know!