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Memorable Entertaining Update

August 25, 2008

We’ve been very busy this summer enhancing MemorableEntertaining.com for you and future members.

Above and beyond our weekly additions:

  • New wines
  • Summer menus
  • Party Tip resources
  • Toasts & Sparkling Conversation: Table Topic Cards
  • Party Ideas: “The Girl’s Night Out Box of Questions"
  • Time Savers: Lentil Salad with Black Bean Salsa
  • Outdoor Entertaining: Colorful Collection of Coated Table Linens
  • Recent Discoveries: A reasonably priced Pinot Noir from Oregon
  • Linens: a new resource for sophisticated table mats to create a modern alternative in tabletop dressing
  • Party Ideas: a new twist on M & M’s
  • In the News
  • Customer Testimonials: Check out what members are saying about MemorableEntertaining.com
  • Non-member Registration for our “What’s Ahead" newsletter
  • Purchase Gift Certificates: members can now log-in, click on Membership, click on Purchase Gift Certificates and bypass the registration process.

Under Development:

  • Flower Arranging Video
  • Resources for Party Invitations

Preview of Holiday Season 2008

  • Holiday Tablescapes
  • Holiday Wines
  • Do Ahead Holiday Appetizers
  • Preparing for House Guests
  • Holiday Menus
  • Hostess Gift Ideas
  • How to Care for the Over Imbibed Guest

Share your thoughts on other useful information. MemorableEntertaining.com can provide to make your holidays stress-free and memorable.

Exciting News

  • MemorableEntertaining.com will be featuring Mary Corpening Barber & Sara Corpening Whiteford authors of “Cocktail Foods...50 finger foods with attitude". Look for their biography and featured recipes in October.
  • We’ve received permission from The Dallas Museum of Art League to feature recipes from their beautiful cookbook “The Artful Table".
  • Welcome new Contributing Chef Erin Bailey, caterer & owner of La Pomme de Pin, a specialty foods store located in Barrington, IL. Erin graduated from the renowned Le Cordon Bleu Cooking School in Paris. Look for her bio and first contribution to MemorableEntertaining.com, “Summer Harvest Menu".
  • MemorableEntertaining.com has partnered with MADD (Mother’s Against Drunk Driving) to provide you with tips to keep your guests safe during the holiday season.
  • Speaking Engagements:
    • Chico’s, Deer Park, IL, September 17, 2008 “Explore how to maximize your fall fashion wardrobe & china inventory. We will create fabulous multiple looks both for you and your table! Call 847-438-2585 for details.
    • Barrington Area Library, Barrington, IL, November 5, 2008 “Holiday Tablescapes, Centerpieces. Tips for Setting a Buffet Table & Throwing a Dinner or Cocktail Party."Call 847-382-1300 for reservations.

What Members are Saying

"I am a woman in my mid 30's with an intense passion for entertaining but have limited time and resources, after discovering Memorable Entertaining I believe I just found my salvation. I have spent countless hours trying to find the resources to pull together fabulous parties from casual get togethers to formal entertaining. I was always left feeling exhausted and questioning if my affairs were quite memorable enough. How appropriate to find Memorable Entertaining because this site is OUTSTANDING!! I am inspired and amazed at the many, many ideas this site has given me. Most importantly is the uniqueness and the simplicity of pulling it all together. I am already planning a summer affair that I truly expect will be more than a memory, it's going to be the talk of the town. Thank you Debra for bringing a whole new world to us busy, creatively challenged woman." -- Tina, Chicago, IL

How Are We Doing?

Please take a moment to write-in. Let us know how we’re doing in achieving our goal and keeping our promise.

Our goal: To be a comprehensive resource that gives you all the tools you need to create Memorable Entertaining experiences in your home.

Our promise: We will strive to continually grow and change our web home for you, in ways that are meaningful and add value.

Debra

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