As I've mentioned before, I'm a contributing blogger for a couple of other blogs- Williams-Sonoma's The Blender Blog and  I recently wrote a post about tips for hosting a great brunch on here's a little excerpt.  To read the entire post, click here!

Entertaining that is Good for the Soul : Hosting Brunch!

"Brunch is one of my favorite ways to entertain friends and family- in the morning everyone is in a relaxed mood, there is no pressure for fancy food and the menu options are endless.  Early in the day there is a comforting and rejuvenating spirit in my home with the aroma of fresh coffee brewing, crisp morning air coming through the screen door and something delicious baking in the oven- it is such a pleasure to be able to share it with friends.

Tips for Creating a Cozy Feeling
There is a naturally cozy feeling that comes with hosting guests in the morning, but there are some ways to further enhance those elements so they reach out and envelop your guests as they come through the door.  My first tip for creating that fresh, clean feeling in the morning is to open the windows and doors- even on a rainy morning.  The dewy morning air will instantly refresh your home.  The second tip..."  to keep reading, click here!