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I was a guest event planning expert on the DCW50 lifestyle show, “Living Local DMV,” for the third time to share tips for entertaining at home for the holidays.

Kawania Wooten featured on DCW50 show “Living Local DMV” to Discuss Holiday Entertaining at Home


Yesterday, I have the fun opportunity to be a guest expert on the DC News Now lifestyle show called, “Living Local DMV.” I talked about summer entertaining.

Featured on the lifestyle show, “Living Local DMV”


As you plan your Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner, here are some guidelines for the length of time you can keep cooked meats in the fridge.

How Long Can I Keep Cooked Meat in the Fridge?


Are you planning to host a dinner party soon? Here are some twelve (12) easy tips to help you make the dinner experience special.

12 Special Touches That Will Improve Your Dinner Party Experience


Good morning friends. Did you know that some “bunny” loves you? I know, I know. I couldn’t help myself. Head to our instastories for tips on rolling these little bunny ears for yourself. Enjoy!⠀Love and Soul Always, Kawania

A Sweet Bunny Place Setting for an Easter Sunday Brunch Table

Mexican Mimosas. Howerton+Wooten Events

I’m claiming it friends — Today is Tequila Tuesday! Goodness knows we could use it. If you know me, you know I love a unique and yummy mimosa!  (Have you seen the recipe I created a while back for mimosa smoothies!)  Anyhow, I found this Mexican Mimosa recipe on the Don Julio Pinterest page, and I […]

Mexican Mimosas

Low Calorie Blueberry Lemonade Cocktail. Howerton+Wooten Events.

If you are trying to figure out what to do with all of those blueberries you recently picked, check out our new favorite recipe for a low calorie cocktail. (yes, we are still counting points) This blueberry lemonade recipe calls for our favorite 15-calorie Minute Maid, and it is perfect for August entertaining.  It can also […]

Skinny Blueberry Lemonade Cocktail Recipe

Skinny Strawberry Lemonade Cocktail. Howerton+Wooten Events.

If you follow this blog, you know that one of my favorite drinks to make when I entertain is a two-ingredient low-calorie recipe for strawberry lemonade. But, since the 4th of July holiday is upon us, I wanted to add a little vodka to the situation. Why?  Well, I am counting weight watcher points again, […]

Our Favorite Skinny Strawberry Lemonade Cocktail Recipe


Dinner parties are a perfect opportunity to celebrate an occasion, host your family, or simply “break bread” with neighbors and friends. Unfortunately, some hosts/hostesses find the coordination of the evening more stressful than cooking the actual meal. The key to minimizing dinner party stress is having a plan in place beforehand, so download my Dinner […]

A Dinner Party Planning Guide for Your Holiday Entertaining