Mother’s Day!

This is my first official blog. My husband came to me a few days ago and said, “Hey, I have a great idea you could do to promote my catering business A La Carte Parties ( , write a blog.” My first thoughts were, yeah right…on top of raising your children, cleaning the house, doing […]


Main Entry: cha·osPronunciation: \kā-äs\ Function: noun a: a state of utter confusion b: a confused mass or mixture “A state of utter confusion” sometimes is completely how I would describe my life. Picture this: Dinner at the dining room table with family including in-laws and dogs who are yipping and begging for any food particles […]

Customer Service

Recently I have been thinking a lot, “Can customer service really be dead?” I have always in some capacity worked in an industry where customer service is what you do. Even now, as a Project Manager, I think the best way to treat a client is how you want to be treated…like a princess! Doing […]

Summer is Over…

My goodness, how have I let the entire summer get away from me without blogging? It sure has been a busy one with spending time with my family, a few family vacations (Martha’s Vineyard and Florida), lots of time with friends too! It has been a memorable summer, to say the least. I have no […]

Service, My Style…

I am often asked by brides “What is the best service to have at my wedding”. My response is always the same, “It is whatever service suites you.” Generally they want more information than that. I mean, what bride doesn’t? But in all seriousness, I truly mean what I say. The type of service you […]

Oh how I have missed you…

I know, I know…it’s been too long. I have been a terrible blogger, but I aim to make it my New Year’s Resolution to be better this year. Yeah, I know – it’s July. I am late on my resolution as well. Speaking of late – I was thinking it would be a great idea […]

I’m just gonna shake, shake, shake, shake, shake….

I have been to a lot of weddings and one of the most important elements to having a good reception (in my mind, at least) is the music.  I know…you thought I’d say food.  Well, of course that is important, but by using A La Carte – we’ve got that covered! One of my favorite […]