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EE‘s Final 30 Days to Effortless Entertaining! 🙌

Dear Friends, Join me for the final 30 Days to Effortless Entertaining! That’s right! Registration for the final 30 Days to Effortless Entertaining workshop for 2021 is open! You don’t want to miss this opportunity! The workshop begins on Monday, October 25. Only two weeks to register and secure your place. I hope you’ll join me! The EE…

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Perfect for Almost Fall!

Dear Friends, It’s time … the leaves are falling and every coffee shop is offering pumpkin something! I give you once again my favorite “almost fall” recipe … Baked Pasta Casserole. When you’re not quite ready to serve the full-on Tuscan Roast or Short Ribs, this is the perfect transition from summer to fall. It’s warm, colorful,…

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Celiac, Dairy, and Vegan … Oh My?!

    Dear Friends, Who knew?! National Celiac Awareness Day was Monday. Now, why in the world would Ms. EE be talking about this? Because a question I hear a lot is … “How do we handle dietary issues when hosting a dinner party?”  It does seem we are in a new era when many…

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Register now! Our EE workshop starts in just two weeks! 🙌

  Dear Friends, Join me for EE’s 30 Days to Effortless Entertaining! We start in two weeks … Monday, September 13th!  Haven’t we all felt like Julie and stress about things being perfect? After speaking to nearly 4,000 women across the southeast and leading these workshops, I’ve realized that each of you wants to entertain, and yet…

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A house full … effortlessly!

Dear Friends, After taking a few weeks off to revel in our daughter’s wedding, I’m back in the saddle and excited to share a few helpful hints!  For two weeks before Elizabeth and Alex’s wedding, our family enjoyed time together at home … we were a happy house full! To be extra safe, we quarantined…

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EE Happenings!

Dear Friends, I couldn’t be more excited! While I’m still enjoying summer and eagerly anticipating best of all, our daughter’s wedding in August, I’m also giddy about all the wonderful EE happenings this fall! I’ve received several requests to speak. Groups are gathering again and I’m thrilled to be with you! I have a few openings in my schedule for…

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Time to register for the next 30 Days to Effortless Entertaining!

Dear Friends, Join me for the next 30 Days to Effortless Entertaining! Registration for the next 30 Days to Effortless Entertaining workshop starting on September 13th is now open! I hope you’ll join me! The EE workshops fill quickly and I do limit the number of participants. Designed to help you be ready for fall and holiday entertaining,…

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A Fabulous Fig Salad!

Dear Friends, A few days ago good friend, LeeAnne gave me fresh figs!  Oh my … Divine! Her gift reminded me of a salad I shared with you two years ago and deserves repeating. The recipe comes from good friend Donna Lawhon and always wows my guests! Donna and I served it one night at a dinner party for…

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