Tag Archives: The Big Night

Little Big Night

If you have followed along over the years you know that around Valentine’s Day every year we love to host a lavish dinner party with friends and family called The Big Night. Here is a little look at last year’s … Continue reading

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Big Night VII: setting the table

One of my favorite parts of the Big Night experience is setting the table. I love coming up with something different each year and spending time with my bestie Molly to create the vision. The look from this year can easily be … Continue reading

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Big Night VII: Finale

It’s back and bigger than ever as this is the last year we will be indulging in the Big Night feast. Without a commercial kitchen at the chefs’ disposal moving forward, feats such as this just won’t be the same. … Continue reading

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Friday faves

[Big Night 2017 is tomorrow night – follow along on my Instagram stories] So while Marcus was out of town on his annual ice fishing trip last weekend, we decided to hunker down at my parents house because mommin’ ain’t easy. … Continue reading

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The Big Night VI

Every once in awhile I’m lucky enough (read: I begged) to get my husband to do a guest blog post for me. Not only does it give me a break, but it also is nice to hear from someone who … Continue reading

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Cabin fever

It’s funny, because when you live in the midwest in a log home – you legitimately have cabin fever around this time of year. With no warm weather locale trip to look forward to, things are seeming pretty bleak over … Continue reading

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A big night at the Palace

Commander’s Palace, that is. This year marked the fifth annual Big Night dinner for our fine dining group of friends and family, and man, was it good. The chefs (my husband and his three best buds) put together a feast … Continue reading

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The missed Big Night

While I was still under the weather the other week I missed out on one of my favorite nights of the year – The Big Night. Every year around Valentine’s Day, my husband and three of his buddies prepare a … Continue reading

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Lovely nails

Dinner dearest update: The Big Night was a smashing success – just like every other year (one + two). The guys did an amazing job of preparing and presenting each course for us to devour. A special shout out to … Continue reading

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Dinner dearest

Fancy frocks update: I think I have narrowed down my dress dilemma to three options: black with lace, white with polka dots or red patterned. “Decisions are the worst.” (If you can name the movie this quote is from – … Continue reading

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