Setting the Scene
They're the kinds of cookies that inspire many of us to decorate cookies at home with friends and family, no matter the time of year. The menageries of animal sugar cookies "marching"...
We've introduced you to Pimlott. & Co., the ladies who are bringing originality to parties everywhere with their festive and original take on celebration décor. It’s safe to say...
A Harvest Party to Celebrate Autumn
When fall begins, exactly, is debatable. For some, it’s Labor Day weekend, when the beach house is secured for the winter and there is a scramble to get the last swim in the ocean. Yet, it'...
Bug-themed plates
The summer months are the perfect time to entertain outdoors. The weather is warm, the sun is shining (when it’s not thundering), the lawn is lush, green, and comfortable underfoot, and...
Original Is the New Trend
A trend is something that’s of the moment — but what about when the right now-thing is to be original? If everyone is marching do the beat of their own drum, then nothing is the same, and...
Cookie Truffles and Chocolate Hearts
Inspired by St. Valentine and everything sweet, I wanted to create an easy dessert table to enjoy at home. While I was inspired by the red, pink, and white colors associated with the holiday, you...
Here’s a surprise: Here at TDM, we love food, and it doesn’t stop at cooking it, eating it, and writing about it. Food manifests itself into our lives on every level — from...
Decorate a Cake Like a Pro
Let’s face it, we’re not all blessed when it comes to working in the kitchen. Luckily, there are outlets like The Daily Meal that are here to save you if this is the case.Yes, there are...
Table Settings Ideas
Inspiration comes in many forms, and with the rise of Pinterest, visual inspiration is now so easily uploadable. The openness of the new social network means that users can follow anyone with...
So simple and chic, we can't believe we didn't think of it first. After seeing one citrus-bright flower arrangement from the latest issue of The Party Dress, we knew just how to update a...
Burberry-bedecked snowman
While intricately decorated cookies are found year-round in a variety of seasonal shapes and sizes, there are probably more cookie decorating parties in the month of December than in the remaining 11...
Pears in Rain
There is something about late fall, the brilliantly colored falling leaves, pumpkins on stoops, and the bounty of bright red cranberries at the market that is magical. People enjoy decorating their...
Edible arrangements
Back when celebrity chef Rocco DiSpirito was working in restaurant kitchens, he had hired me to do the flowers. Ever since then, I have had a fascination with edible décor. He always...
Place setting
Setting a beautiful table doesn’t require the fanciest china and crystal — just a fanciful imagination! Personalize your next party with creative accents for your dinner guests’...