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04/04/2014 03:32 pm ET | Updated Jun 04, 2014

Spring Entertaining Essentials

It's been a long winter, but I don't have to tell you that. Who isn't going to want to kick up their heels and celebrate when the warm weather hits. Here's a list of my entertaining favorites to have you party ready when the spring sun shines and the daffodils bloom.

Cocktails please...All gussied up with a handsome herringbone pattern, these cocktail plates are ready for happy hour! they also do double duty as appetizer or dessert plates.

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Bottoms up!...these dotty glasses are great on a bar cart for spring entertaining or artfully arranged on a tray.

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Color Splash...Lighten up with these color block throws, ideal to bring spring freshness to your living room, or brighten up outdoor spaces.
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Lounge Act...Set your spring night aglow with these cube lanterns. Brightly colored frames add a pop of color to indoor and outdoor tables. Try them by the front door too!2014-04-04-cubelanterns.jpg

Fresh cut daffodils layered with orange blossoms and honeysuckle make for a cheerful and welcoming fragrance. I have one candle for my office and one for my living room. Spring it on!
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Fresh Press...Colorful casual place mats set a warm tone for entertaining. Perfect for brunching, lunching, or easy springtime dinners.
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Sweet Treats...Divine and delicate, these macaroons are by far my favorites! The flavors are rich and unexpected, just the thing to awaken your taste buds after hibernation! I keep a box in my fridge, you never know who might pop by for a glass of Spring-time bubbly.
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