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Get ready for Easter this year with touches of spring around the home. With a garden-fresh palette and colorful flowers, this cheery decor is a welcome change from winter hues. Colorful, charming and effortlessly elegant your guests will love celebrating spring at a beautifully decorated table.        

Easter Garden Tablescape

March 7, 2018

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The unofficial start of summer is this weekend, and you’re going to need some salads to pair with your Memorial Day burgers, dogs and steak! This spicy Grilled Corn and Strawberry Quinoa Salad is a refreshing burst of summer flavors all in one bowl. It pairs wonderfully with grilled meat and is a guaranteed crowd […]

Spicy Grilled Corn and Strawberry Quinoa Salad

May 25, 2017

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Christmas is right around the corner! Are you ready? Stay tuned to www.thepreppyhostess.com this month for holiday crafts, cookies and organizational tips! Don’t get tangled in your lights like I did!

Christmas is right around the corner!

December 3, 2014

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For myself, and I’m sure many of you, Nantucket holds a special place in your heart. I’ve been going to Nantucket for twenty-three years now and each time it becomes more and more extraordinary. It’s one of those places you can’t explain… You have to go and witness it yourself. Nantucket is quaint little island […]

How do you wear your Nantucket? With Keely Smith Designs

October 24, 2014

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In the winter of 2007, my Grandpa Hayes passed away from a terrible disease called ALS. It was one of those moments that happened so fast, no one was ready for it. He was a dairy farmer, working day in and day out, and in all the years I knew him, he never took a […]

#IceBucketChallenge

August 20, 2014

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I’d like to thank my brother Ben Shapiro for nominating me to do the #IceBucketChallenge as part of the #StrikeOutALS campaign. It’s been 7 years since my Grandpa Hayes passed away from this terrible disease, so I’d like to dedicate this video to him. Next up, I nominate Ben Goldberg from Enjoy Nantucket, Linda Holliday […]

My Ice Bucket Challenge

August 15, 2014

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Summer time calls for light, casual lunches. It is the perfect excuse to eat traditional picnic fare, and I wouldn’t have it any other way. Being a lady who lunches, I love a great lunch out, but sometimes a party at home is much more intimate. My mom (the original PH) makes this salad year […]

Nantucket Chicken Salad

July 26, 2014

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