Take the time to do the extras such as polish silver and crush ice. "A party is a gift of hospitality and friendship, so put your effort into it," Danielle says. Add whimsy to drinks with striped straws and edible rose petals.
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A Ladylike Tea
Hostess Danielle Rollins, author of Soireé: Entertaining with Style celebrates the South in bloom with all shades of pink - from pale to punchy.