Those of you that read my last post , “Valentine’s Day Inspiration: Sequins and Sweets” know that it was all about that amazing burgundy sequin dress from http://like2b.uy/shoppinkblush and going out on the town. I also included a whole lot of recipes for some very sweet treats. I wrote about how my dad took me to the Biltmore Hotel in Providence, RI for the photo shoot because we really wanted a special place for such an amazing dress.
That day I also brought along one of my favorite finds from thredup.com. I find a lot of the cocktail dresses I collect there and love to style them in different ways. I wear them everywhere, even to teach kindergarten,which I know many of you know.
I kept this Express brand dress more on the casual side with tights, casual boots, and a fun cap which I also happened to find at thredup.com. I found the choker recently at target.com.
So here I go.
Get dressed up and plan a special dinner for two. These recipes are all black- tie worthy but do not require lots of time in the actual kitchen. They all include a whole bunch of shortcuts, an excellent variety of healthy ingredients and still taste like they were made from scratch.
Black – Tie Worthy Dinner for Two
Roasted Portobello Crostini
Angel Hair with Spicy Clam Sauce
Blue Cheese-Crusted Filet Mignon
Chocolate Valentine’s Day Pear Dessert
The Cloud Nine
Ms.Monroe,Valley of the Flowers, French Kiss, Peppermint Truffletini
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