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Creating the Perfect Cheese Board

Whiskey + Cheese Board | Sacramento Street

 

With the holiday season beginning that can only mean one thing – the season of entertaining is upon us! To me, an essential for any soiree is a beautiful cheese platter. The beauty of a cheese board is that you can serve it for a casual night in with friends or as a way to entertain guests before a dinner party. With that being said, we wanted to share how the Sacramento Street team puts together the ultimate cheese board.

 

Whiskey + Cheese Board | Sacramento Street

Whiskey + Cheese Board | Sacramento Street

Whiskey + Cheese Board | Sacramento Street


Easy, right? You can really never go wrong with any cheese that pops out at you at your local grocery store or cheese shop. But remember, if you are preparing a signature cocktail do a little research on what would go well together. In this case, we wanted to pair our cheese board with SIA Scotch Whiskey (that everyone should have on their bar cart), which our dear friend Carin just launched last year. It’s the perfect sipping drink that warms your whole body on a chilly night in with friends.


Whiskey + Cheese Board | Sacramento Street

Whiskey + Cheese Board | Sacramento Street

Whiskey + Cheese Board | Sacramento Street


The next time you find yourself wondering what you should serve to guests, remember a stunning cheese board will knock any guests socks off. It’s sure to be the hit of the party if you follow our easy steps.


Hopefully this will inspire you to plan a little holiday party of your own. Tis the season!


Photos by Emma Fineman 

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Sprucing Up Your Bar Cart

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A home bar is something every home should have – whether it’s used all the time or more of a decorative aspect of your home. You never know when a guest might want a cocktail. When it comes to creating the perfect bar cart it comes down to a simple equation of what to have – the right glassware, alcohol and a bar cart that can hold the essentials. By the end, you’ll be wanting to spruce up your very own or put one together for the upcoming holidays.


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The Glassware: You want to have several styles – from highball glasses, to champagne glasses. I love finding vintage glasses that add a bit more character to a bar cart. Chairish has beautiful options right now that are perfect to achieve a curated look.


1.) Mid- Century Modern Etched Glasses


2.) Mid- Century Cut Glass Decanter


3.) Pair of Vintage Lead Crystal Decanters


4.) Napier Silverplate Bucket Full Jigger


The Liquor: My rule is to stock your bar with liquor you enjoy the most. From there you can master creating the perfect cocktails any guest would enjoy. You can always expand list but stick to your favorites at the beginning. Our favorites are St. Germain Liqueur, Hendricks Gin, SIA Scotch Whiskey and a favorite mixer tonic water called Jack Rudy – the packaging is one of my favorites!

 

The Bar Carts: Finding the perfect bar area in your home is essential whether it’s in a bookcase, a vintage bar cart or a console. There are a lot of options out there. If you have a spot in your home where you could have a bar cart – go out on a quest to find a vintage bar cart to place everything on. It’s a way to add a touch of uniqueness to your room. 


9.) Vintage Brass 1950’s Bar Cart


10.) Metal Rolling Industrial Cart


Now it’s time for you to spruce up or create your very own bar area. You could go to a local flea market or pop over to Chairish to shop for all of my favorite bar cart pieces.


This post is a partnership with ChairishAll opinions are my own. Thanks for supporting sponsored posts that keep Sacramento Street doors open.

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Layer It: Thanksgiving Dinner

Layer It : Thanksgiving Dinner | Sacramento Street

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Can you believe Thanksgiving is right around the corner? I feel as though November just began. When it comes to planning my thanksgiving outfit I think about what’s easy to wear in the kitchen during the last few hours of cooking and comfort after eating a delicious meal.

Layer It : Thanksgiving Dinner | Sacramento Street

I tend to gravitate towards a loose dress and leggings – or as I call them, stretchy pants. After a long day, being comfy is top priority. This is one look I’m considering for this year.


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1.) Holiday Stripe Apron


2.) Manuscript Dress


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3.) Knit Leggings


4.) Tear Drop Frost Collar


5.) Luminous Silk Foundation


6.) Ultra Shine Lip Gloss


7.) Smokey Nudes Eye Shadow


8.) Fillmore Glasses


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a brand new week . . .

Cozy Weekend

Good morning friends! This weekend began with our house looking as though Christmas had come a little too early – doing a holiday shoot that I’ll be sharing soon. Alas, it all had to be cleaned up for another exciting shoot this week. After getting the house back to its original state I ditched my errands to enjoy some much needed rest.


This week I’ll be sharing effortless ways to make the beginning of the holiday season go off without a hitch – from creating the perfect bar cart to a new blooms in season post.


I hope all of you have a lovely week!

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Four Favorites: Fragrances

Four Favorites:  Fragrances | Sacramento Street

 

I’m not one to try new fragrances – usually I find one and stick with it for a few years. But as I found myself with a few extra minutes while wandering through a department store I decided to take a little walk through the beauty department to see if any fragrances caught my attention, and they did.


1.) Wood Sage & Sea Salt Body Cream – occasionally I’ll purchase body cream instead of perfume. I loved the earthiness of this Jo Malone scent.


2.) ‘Le Parfum’ Eau de Parfum – what first caught my eye was the bottle. The scent of this Carven perfume is simple with floral notes that left me wanting to wear it more.


3.) Chanel Christalle Eau de Parfum Spray – a classic that every woman should have in their closet.


4.) Body Milk – the perfect travel size perfume. The combination of floral and woodsy notes make for a great combination to wear in the fall.

Have you found a incredible scent you can’t live without lately?

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