Happy 2012!

We hope you’ve enjoyed our week of New Year’s Eve-inspired goodness. From the festive Royale Resolution to the {amazing!} Three Little Pigs dessert and our entertaining tips, we wanted to inspire you for the mark of a new year. Here’s us tipping our hats and saying thank you so very much for being part of making […]

New Year’s Eve Desserts

Three Little Pigs Dessert

Can you feel the anticipation for a new year? Are you looking forward to tearing the last page off of the 2011 calendar or are you approaching 2012 with haste? Whatever you’re doing, we’ve got you covered in terms of decor, entertaining tips, and cocktails. Earlier this week we shared some deliciousness with you and […]

New Year’s Eve Party Planning


We’re pulling out all of the stops for you and sharing our best New Year’s Eve party planning tips just in time for the clock to strike midnight! There’s so magical about New Year’s Eve as Christmas. The fun, the cheer, the memories. Oh, the memories. While most years when the clock rings in a […]

New Year’s Eve Cocktail

Royale Resolution

Did you have a most wonderful Christmas celebration? Ours was filled with Christmas magic and family. That’s what life is all about. Our heads are still dreaming of sugar plums and our stomachs are full of fantastic oh-so delicious food {corn flan, roast “beast,” leek soup, gourmet cheeses, cocktails, and lovely brunches….}, and our faces still hurt […]

Merry Christmas

Have yourself a merry little Christmas. May your days be merry and bright…may visions of sugar plums dance in your heads… From Valley & Co. to you and yours, here’s wishing you all a most wonderfully marvelous Christmas. Thank you for the support, the friendship, the readership, and inspiration, and the continual cheer this season […]

Holly Jolly Cocktail Welcome

Cocktail Welcome Tray

Merry almost Christmas, friends! To those of you still Pinning away, scrambling for recipes or entertaining ideas, or perusing for holiday inspiration, we’ve got one last pre-Christmas entertaining post for you {stay tuned: next week will be so festive as we share New Year’s Eve ideas and recipes}. Today our idea is simple: greet your guests […]