Parties

Women’s History Month tablescape

March is Women’s History Month, and our family dinner book club theme is Fairness. I wanted to set up a tablescape to encompass both themes. A floral centerpiece felt like the perfect feminine element for my table. I took all the flowers I could find and arranged them into a tablerunner. A few candles add […] Read more…

Sarah's Day TJ Party from ChefSarahElizabeth.com

Sarah’s Day TJ Party – #FoodBloggerLove

It’s a Sarah’s Day TJ Party! What What! Okay, maybe I’m the only one who knows what that means. Today is all about the food bloggers and the love! #FoodBloggerLove is an annual event where we switch names Secret Santa style and show some virtual love to our fellow food bloggers. I got Sarah Cooks […] Read more…

Nevertheless, She Persisted a tablescape by ChefSarahElizabeth.com

Nevertheless, She Persisted – Tablescape

This tablescape is inspired by the book Nevertheless, She Persisted by Chelsea Clinton. Persistence is our character trait for the month of February for Family Dinner Book Club. Check out the full dinner menu, too. I really loved this book and I wanted to play up the girl power factor for this tablescape. I try […] Read more…

Teamwork Ocean-Inspired Tablescape from ChefSarahElizabeth.com

Teamwork Tablescape

This ocean-inspired teamwork tablescape accompanies our Family Dinner Book Club selection for this month. January is all about Teamwork, and our lead book is Swimmy by Leo Lionni. Check out the Teamwork Stew menu, a full reading list, and family activities. Our table runner is a long piece of craft paper that we finger-painted various […] Read more…

Rustic Hanukkah Tablescape from ChefSarahElizabeth.com

Rustic Hanukkah Tablescape

This is our first Hanukkah as an official Jewish household – since David converted in May, but it is our third celebrating and learning all about the holiday and traditions. I shared one of our Hanukkah menus the other day, so of course we needed a tablescape to accompany. I’m calling it a rustic Hanukkah […] Read more…

Space Party from ChefSarahElizabeth.com

Space Party

We love outer space in this house! Henry’s room is a space theme, any time we see anything with planets or stars on them, we buy it instantly. David likes to tell the girls about how we’re all made from star stuff. It’s all about space here for us, so it was only a matter […] Read more…

Pumpkin Carving Party from ChefSarahElizabeth.com

Pumpkin Carving Party

It’s pumpkin carving season! You definitely should set up a party, get super messy from the pumpkin guts, and check out all the fun creations. First things first: protect your party area from the slippery, gooey pumpkin insides. Set a large drop cloth under your carving table, and another drop cloth on top of the […] Read more…

Sandwich Bar from ChefSarahElizabeth.com

Sandwich Bar – Friday Frenzy Episode 16

How do you feel about sandwiches? My husband makes them for his work lunches, we have them on the weekends for lunch, and of course we’ll eat grilled cheese sandwiches with tomato soup. David will not give his money to a sandwich place. He says sandwiches are so easy to make, and they’re boring, that […] Read more…

Father of the Bride dinner menu from ChefSarahElizabeth.com

Father of the Bride Dinner Menu

Show of hands: Who has NOT yet seen the 1990s classic film Father of the Bride? We were sitting around at a backyard bbq one day when someone (pretty sure it was me) quoted Father of the Bride, and three of the people in the conversation revealed they had never seen that movie! What! I […] Read more…

Milk Bar Party from ChefSarahElizabeth.com

Triple Layer Cake – Friday Frenzy Episode 15

Remember how my little tiny baby turned ONE?! The saddest day. I made him a triple layer cake for his milk-themed party. This cake is made up of a chocolate chip cookie, a brownie, a funfetti cake, and some italian buttercream frosting. It. Is. Amazing. This is not a cake for the faint of heart. […] Read more…

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