December 23, 2021

My theme for this year was a Vintage Pink and White Christmas. It was a lot of fun sourcing vintage-inspired ornaments with a nostalgic appeal. Of course this effect wouldn’t be complete without a Nutcracker touch which can be found on the personalized dessert tags. We truly missed hosting our friends last year.  Vendors:Rentals: CE […]

December 2, 2021

Our family Thanksgiving was wonderful, and we hope yours was as well! I would like to share a few helpful time-saving tips with you that worked great for me as the hostess: I rented linen and place setting items this year. I was able to pick up rentals the Tuesday before Thanksgiving and returned them […]

November 17, 2021

FILED IN: Eats, Holiday, Lifestyle

This recipe comes originally from Betty Crocker’s Cookbook New and Revised Edition published in 1983. See below to see Gina’s spin on it that is beloved by friends and family! French Apple Pie 9-Inch Pie Pastry for 9-inch Two-Crust Pie*   Pie Filling:3/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon ground […]

November 12, 2021

Beautiful things to add to your decor for hosting a warm and inviting Thanksgiving! Links: Gold Chambray Napkins Velvet Pumpkins Dinner Plates Fall Loaf Pan Forest Fir Taper Candles Fall Wreath Brass Serving Set

October 30, 2021

FILED IN: Eats, Holiday, Lifestyle

This spooky “Goblet of Fire” cocktail recipe originally comes from Half-Baked Harvest! Stephanie and I both love Harry Potter so when we were looking for a fun Halloween cocktail to share, we knew this was the winner! It is very similar to an old fashioned, so if you are a fan of those you are […]

December 21, 2017

Sometimes we do events other than weddings, and still have just as much fun! A couple weeks ago we designed JPM South’s corporate Christmas party hosted at Mia Francesca in North Hills. Last year we did a red theme with candy canes so this year we decided to go with the other Christmas classic, green. […]

December 29, 2016

FILED IN: Holiday, Lifestyle

For our last blog post of 2016 we wanted to share with you a snapshot of our December. This includes JPM South’s Corporate Christmas Party, the Myer’s Family Annual Christmas Party, Gina’s Nonna’s cookies, Stephanie’s trip to Disney World, and her first married Christmas with her new husband, Blake! We hope you enjoy looking at […]

December 24, 2015

What happens when it is the holiday season and you are an event planner who also loves to bake? Well, you throw a Christmas Party, of course! Or in Gina Myers of La Cosa Bella’s case, she created an 10 year long tradition of throwing a fabulous Christmas dessert party for all of her friends, […]

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Gina Myers is a North Carolina and Destination Wedding Planner. Based in the Raleigh Durham Area, La Cosa Bella Events provides full planning services, month of services, event design and partial planning. If you desire a North Carolina Planner who has received multiple local awards and international recognition for planning services, contact us today.