Green Door Hospitality

Adventures in Everyday Entertaining

Holiday Entertaining – Autumn Edition: Placecards

Yesterday, I showed you are place cards for our ‘Thankful with Friends’ dinner party.  We are doubling our pumpkin butter guest gifts as place cards with the addition of some … Continue reading

November 15, 2012 · 8 Comments

Hospitality Entertaining Tip: Make Your Bathroom Guest Ready

As your busy running around getting ready for guests this holiday season, don’t forget about making sure your guest bathroom is prepared.  Some of these things might seem obvious, but … Continue reading

November 12, 2012 · 5 Comments

Holiday Entertaining – Autumn Edition: MORE Tablescapes

Yesterday I shared with you Our Rustic Tablescape that we’ll be using for our ‘Thankful with Friends’ dinner party.  Here are some other inspirations that I found on Pintrest that … Continue reading

November 9, 2012 · 20 Comments

Holiday Entertaing – Autumn Edition: Tablescape

One of my favorite things about entertaining is decorating the table!  Your tablescape helps set the theme and the mood of the entire gathering.  Keeping both design and functionality is … Continue reading

November 8, 2012 · 11 Comments

Holiday Entertaining – Autumn Edition: Beverage Service (Plus Caramel Apple Liquor with Spiced Cider)

We always have three goals when it comes to determining what beverages to serve when entertaining. Make sure to stay in budget. Make sure the drinks compliment the food. Make … Continue reading

November 6, 2012 · 9 Comments

Holiday Entertaining Tip: Serving Bowls and Post-It Notes

The last thing you want to be doing an hour before your guests arrive is figuring out what serving dishes you have and which one the mashed potatoes will fit … Continue reading

November 6, 2012 · 8 Comments

Holiday Entertaining – Autumn Edition: Menu for a Thanksgiving Feast

One of the most important things to do when planning your Thanksgiving, holiday, or general seasonal party is figuring out the menu!  What you serve your guests will have a … Continue reading

November 5, 2012 · 23 Comments

Holiday Entertaining – Autumn Edition: Napkin Rings

If you’re having a sit-down dinner, napkin rings can be a great way to add some decoration and beauty to your table.  In planning our ‘Thankful with Friends’ dinner party, … Continue reading

November 3, 2012 · 8 Comments

Holiday Entertaining: Making A List And Checking It Twice

Happy November everyone!  For many of us, we are now entering a countdown to house guests, dinner parties, host and guest gifts, etc.  It is time to put our hospitality … Continue reading

November 2, 2012 · 8 Comments

RSVP: How much time do you give yourself, as well as your guests?

Whether you are sending an invitation to a gathering in the mail, or using technology (Facebook, Evite, Text, Email, etc.), more often than not you are requesting that your guest … Continue reading

October 26, 2012 · 7 Comments