In the next couple of weeks I'll be launching a new and exciting website/blog. It will combine The Bliss List and OccasionsKC, and be a home for both! I've been brainstorming name ideas... what do you think?
Below are sample names for new Lifestyle website : recipes, home, remodeling, gardening, fashion, wedding, entertaining... and tid-bits from my life : )
Life on Fairway Lane, www.lifeonfairwaylane.com
Life at Fairway Place, www.lifeatfairwayplace.com
Jenny Steffens, jennysteffens.com
JL Steffens, jlsteffens.com
JS at Home, www.jsathome.com
Ugh... still thinking! I'd love to hear your suggestions : )
Anyway, part of the new lifestyle site will include easy recipes and dinner ideas, sooo...
Delish Dinner : Pasta Pesto with Grilled Shrimp
*inspired by a Barefoot Contessa menu from "Parties"
BELOW: table set with fresh lilacs - 'borrowed' from a bush on the country club next door. shhh! That gorgeous french loaf is (gasp) a pilsbury french loaf from a (gasp) can! Bake with olive oil, sea salt & pepper on top - it is so so good. In my tablesettings, I like to mix vintage with new, fancy with rustic, casual with elegant, expensive with cheap...
blue plates : target | gold rimmed bread plates : mary carol garrity's nell hills collection | napkins : brown ticking stripe (love ticking stripe!) from pottery barn | leaf salad bowl : walmart.com
BELOW : I mixed together a pitcher of fresh squeezed spritzers. Lemon, lime and oranges with white wine and sugar. Served really really cold. This photo is taken on a built in hutch in my kitchen - it is painted a deep grayish blue.
BELOW : Love this salad. Field Greens, Hearts of Palm, Red Pepper, Red Onion, Cucumbers - all sliced really really thinly. Dressing is olive oil, white wine vinegar, dijon, sugar, garlic and salt and pepper. Topped with shaved parmesan. So good!
BELOW : Pesto Pasta with Grilled Shrimp.
BELOW : Peanut Butter Brownies for dessert.