March 17, 2022

So hard to believe that my baby girl just turned 18! Corinne loves all things pastel and she also loves daisies and hearts. The question when planning her party was, how to design her party without it looking little girlish?  Here are the results! It was a fun party and I love that my girl still […]

February 24, 2022

Buffalo Chicken Dip Ingredients 16oz canned chicken 1/2 cup of Ranch dressing 8oz cream cheese 1/2 bottle Frank’s red hot 1/2 bag of Mexican shredded cheese Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix all ingredients together. Place in a 13×9 inch dish. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes or you may microwave until hot […]

January 20, 2022

FILED IN: Eats, Lifestyle

Given the upcoming predicted snow storm, we thought this would be the perfect time to share yummy chocolate recipes!   I have been making this chocolate cake recipe for decades. To this day, my kids still ask for this cake over others.  My trusty tube pan is no longer silver.  I am not sure where I […]

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 7, 2021

Gina spent a lot of time researching and figuring out what products and organization work best for her daily planner. She is here to share it with you! For all details on the planner, be sure to watch our Youtube Video below! Links: Kikki.K A5 Planner Cloth and Paper Spotlight Page Flag Set Palette Vol. […]

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

November 4, 2021

One of the things I wanted to do on Lifestyle, is keep it real. I’ve been on many sites that just show the pretty after the project but not the before. In my daily life, my organization tends to be focused on my family and my wedding couples, so personal organization takes a back seat.   […]

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 […]

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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.